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    1. I had one installed Opera instance.
    2. I installed the standalone-usb version to another disk and synced it
    3. Expectacions - it will restore tabs. Reality - I can see, how many tabs are synced*. But I can click all 100 of them one by one! Ok, I installed TabHamster, synced the extensions and restored the session. Win?
    4. I reinstalled the OS. I opened the standalone Opera and guess what? It was empty! How?
    5. I installed Opera and turned the sync on. Again, I see only how many tabs I had in the previous OS and I can open it one by one*. But settings and extensions are not synced. So I had to install TabHamster - thanks God, I made a proper backup! - and restore my tabs all at once.

    *Important note: I can't see the tabs or restore it, if it was encrypted. I can't decrypt it even when I know the passphrase! I can only see how many tabs are synced with I don't know what. Right now I have exactly this painful situation with another Opera and different workspace.

  • @swillklitch Extensions aren't synced. And some settings are synced but not all of them. And no, i don't know what is synced and what is not.

  • @swillklitch Regarding opened tabs, you can see what you have opened in other installations but those ones will not be automatically opened in other installations.

  • @leocg I thought so, but extensions are actually synced between the normally installed and standalone Operas. I don't know how.
    About the tabs - right now I have 133 here and 270 in sync. Which means, there's 137 tabs I just can't reach because of the encryption. On the other PC I did sync without it and I could see the tabs list and reopen it.
    Is there any way to open the encrypted sync, knowing the passphrase?

  • @leocg Ok, right now I installed Opera USB along with my standalone O, on the same PC. I synced it. It retrieved all the bookmarks, etc. But I have no idea how to transfer my tabs. I even have the workspaces copied, but they are empty.
    I see my tabs in O, the number of it on the sync page, but nothing appears in O-USB. How to sync it?

  • @swillklitch You don't see the opened tabs from other Opera installations when you click on the tabs icon in sidebar?

  • @leocg wow, thanks! I usually remove tabs icon, because I don't need it.
    I think, I got the Opera logic now!