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I click on website links that I have saved to the browser toolbar but it does not open the website. This happens for all weblinks.

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Firefox Quantum 64.0.2 Mac 10.14.2

I removed FF from the system and redownloaded FF and after using it for a few days none of the the bookmark links I click on in the toolbar work/activate. I have opened FF in safemode and still it has the same problem. I have been using FF for several years and this problem started happening about a month or so ago. FF does connect to the net. I can type a URL address in the search bar and open that site though. I have run Malwarebytes and nothing bad is found.

Does anyone have this problem? Help please.

Firefox Quantum 64.0.2 Mac 10.14.2 I removed FF from the system and redownloaded FF and after using it for a few days none of the the bookmark links I click on in the toolbar work/activate. I have opened FF in safemode and still it has the same problem. I have been using FF for several years and this problem started happening about a month or so ago. FF does connect to the net. I can type a URL address in the search bar and open that site though. I have run Malwarebytes and nothing bad is found. Does anyone have this problem? Help please.

Chosen solution

EWW1 said

Lost all bookmarks in doing so.

No. That should test and try to repair the database. The report looks okay.

EWW1 said

Removed Flash Player and rebooted FF. All seems to be working properly now

Give it a few days. If the problem is gone, That was very good work. Well done. Please flag your last post as Solved Problem so others will know.

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FredMcD
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Separate Security Issue: Update your Flash Player or remove it using these links; Uninstall Flash Player | Windows {web link} Uninstall Flash Player | Mac {web link}

Note: Windows users should download the ActiveX for Internet Explorer. and the plugin for Plugin-based browsers (like Firefox).

Note: Windows 8 and Windows 10 have built-in flash players and Adobe will cause a conflict. Install the plugin only. Not the ActiveX.

Flash Player Version: Version 32.0.0.114

https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Direct link scans current system and browser Note: Other software is offered in the download. <Windows Only>

https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/ Step 1: Select Operating System Step 2: Select A Version (Firefox, Win IE . . . .) Note: Other software is offered in the download. <Windows Only> +++++++++++++++++++ See if there are updates for your graphics drivers https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration

'''Separate Security Issue:''' Update your Flash Player or remove it using these links; [http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/uninstall-flash-player-windows.html Uninstall Flash Player | Windows] {web link} [http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/uninstall-flash-player-mac-os.html Uninstall Flash Player | Mac] {web link} '''Note: Windows users''' should download the '''ActiveX''' for ''Internet Explorer.'' '''and''' the '''plugin''' for ''Plugin-based browsers'' (like Firefox). '''Note: Windows 8 and Windows 10''' have built-in flash players and Adobe will cause a conflict. Install the plugin only. Not the ActiveX. Flash Player Version: '''Version 32.0.0.114 ''' https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Direct link scans current system and browser '''Note: Other software''' is offered in the download. <Windows Only> https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/ Step 1: Select Operating System Step 2: Select A Version (Firefox, Win IE . . . .) '''Note: Other software''' is offered in the download. <Windows Only> +++++++++++++++++++ See if there are updates for your graphics drivers https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration
FredMcD
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Let's start with, [v57+] Places Maintenance is built into Firefox.

Type about:support<enter> in the address bar.

You will find Places Database near the bottom. Press the Verify Integrity button.

When done, copy and post the results here.


http://kb.mozillazine.org/Bookmarks_history_and_toolbar_buttons_not_working_-_Firefox

https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Bookmarks+not+saved#w_fix-the-bookmarks-file

Let's start with, [v57+] Places Maintenance is built into Firefox. Type '''about:support'''<enter> in the address bar. You will find '''Places Database''' near the bottom. Press the '''Verify Integrity''' button. When done, copy and post the results here. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Bookmarks_history_and_toolbar_buttons_not_working_-_Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Bookmarks+not+saved#w_fix-the-bookmarks-file

Question owner

Thank you! Ethan

> Task: checkIntegrity + The places.sqlite database is sane + The favicons.sqlite database is sane > Task: invalidateCaches + The caches have been invalidated > Task: checkCoherence + The database is coherent > Task: expire + Database cleaned up > Task: originFrecencyStats + Recalculated origin frecency stats > Task: vacuum + Initial database size is 5120KiB + The database has been vacuumed + Final database size is 5120KiB > Task: stats + Places.sqlite size is 5120KiB + Favicons.sqlite size is 5120KiB + pragma_user_version is 52 + pragma_page_size is 32768 + pragma_cache_size is -2048 + pragma_journal_mode is wal + pragma_synchronous is 1 + History can store a maximum of 112348 unique pages + Table moz_origins has 1 records + Table moz_places has 1 records + Table moz_historyvisits has 1 records + Table moz_inputhistory has 0 records + Table moz_bookmarks has 21 records + Table moz_bookmarks_deleted has 3 records + Table moz_keywords has 0 records + Table sqlite_sequence has 0 records + Table moz_anno_attributes has 0 records + Table moz_annos has 0 records + Table moz_items_annos has 0 records + Table moz_meta has 4 records + Table sqlite_stat1 has 15 records + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_origins_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_inputhistory_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_bookmarks_deleted_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_keywords_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_anno_attributes_1 + Index moz_places_url_hashindex + Index moz_places_hostindex + Index moz_places_visitcount + Index moz_places_frecencyindex + Index moz_places_lastvisitdateindex + Index moz_places_guid_uniqueindex + Index moz_places_originidindex + Index moz_historyvisits_placedateindex + Index moz_historyvisits_fromindex + Index moz_historyvisits_dateindex + Index moz_bookmarks_itemindex + Index moz_bookmarks_parentindex + Index moz_bookmarks_itemlastmodifiedindex + Index moz_bookmarks_dateaddedindex + Index moz_bookmarks_guid_uniqueindex + Index moz_keywords_placepostdata_uniqueindex + Index moz_annos_placeattributeindex + Index moz_items_annos_itemattributeindex > Task: _refreshUI

Thank you! Ethan > Task: checkIntegrity + The places.sqlite database is sane + The favicons.sqlite database is sane > Task: invalidateCaches + The caches have been invalidated > Task: checkCoherence + The database is coherent > Task: expire + Database cleaned up > Task: originFrecencyStats + Recalculated origin frecency stats > Task: vacuum + Initial database size is 5120KiB + The database has been vacuumed + Final database size is 5120KiB > Task: stats + Places.sqlite size is 5120KiB + Favicons.sqlite size is 5120KiB + pragma_user_version is 52 + pragma_page_size is 32768 + pragma_cache_size is -2048 + pragma_journal_mode is wal + pragma_synchronous is 1 + History can store a maximum of 112348 unique pages + Table moz_origins has 1 records + Table moz_places has 1 records + Table moz_historyvisits has 1 records + Table moz_inputhistory has 0 records + Table moz_bookmarks has 21 records + Table moz_bookmarks_deleted has 3 records + Table moz_keywords has 0 records + Table sqlite_sequence has 0 records + Table moz_anno_attributes has 0 records + Table moz_annos has 0 records + Table moz_items_annos has 0 records + Table moz_meta has 4 records + Table sqlite_stat1 has 15 records + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_origins_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_inputhistory_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_bookmarks_deleted_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_keywords_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_anno_attributes_1 + Index moz_places_url_hashindex + Index moz_places_hostindex + Index moz_places_visitcount + Index moz_places_frecencyindex + Index moz_places_lastvisitdateindex + Index moz_places_guid_uniqueindex + Index moz_places_originidindex + Index moz_historyvisits_placedateindex + Index moz_historyvisits_fromindex + Index moz_historyvisits_dateindex + Index moz_bookmarks_itemindex + Index moz_bookmarks_parentindex + Index moz_bookmarks_itemlastmodifiedindex + Index moz_bookmarks_dateaddedindex + Index moz_bookmarks_guid_uniqueindex + Index moz_keywords_placepostdata_uniqueindex + Index moz_annos_placeattributeindex + Index moz_items_annos_itemattributeindex > Task: _refreshUI

Question owner

Lost all bookmarks in doing so. Was that supposed to happen? I have a copy luckily.

Lost all bookmarks in doing so. Was that supposed to happen? I have a copy luckily.

Question owner

Removed Flash Player and rebooted FF. All seems to be working properly now. Let's hope it holds for more than a couple of days before it gets corrupted again. Thanks all!

Removed Flash Player and rebooted FF. All seems to be working properly now. Let's hope it holds for more than a couple of days before it gets corrupted again. Thanks all!
FredMcD
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Chosen Solution

EWW1 said

Lost all bookmarks in doing so.

No. That should test and try to repair the database. The report looks okay.

EWW1 said

Removed Flash Player and rebooted FF. All seems to be working properly now

Give it a few days. If the problem is gone, That was very good work. Well done. Please flag your last post as Solved Problem so others will know.

''EWW1 [[#answer-1191161|said]]'' <blockquote> Lost all bookmarks in doing so. </blockquote> No. That should test and try to repair the database. The report looks okay. ''EWW1 [[#answer-1191163|said]]'' <blockquote> Removed Flash Player and rebooted FF. All seems to be working properly now </blockquote> Give it a few days. If the problem is gone, That was very good work. Well done. Please flag your last post as '''Solved Problem''' so others will know.

Question owner

I ran the test and in fact it did wipe away all bookmarks. It is ok because I only had about 10 of them since reinstalling FF. Now it is working well.

Thanks.

I ran the test and in fact it did wipe away all bookmarks. It is ok because I only had about 10 of them since reinstalling FF. Now it is working well. Thanks.
FredMcD
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Glad to help. Safe Surfing.

Glad to help. Safe Surfing.

Question owner

Well, the problem is back. I deleted Flashplayer and thought that helped b/c FF ran well for several days. I ran Onyx to clean my system as I have done weekly for years while running FF. But now FF bookmark links are non responsive. I click a link and nothing happens. Well, I exported links to HTML and backed up the links too. Then removed FF using App Uninstaller. Then redownloaded FF. Imported HTML links and restored links but 50% of the bookmark folders I made are empty!!! I have been having so many problems with FF over the past few months I am about to give up entirely on FF and go back to Safari. Does Onyx not work with FF? Help please. Thanks!

Well, the problem is back. I deleted Flashplayer and thought that helped b/c FF ran well for several days. I ran Onyx to clean my system as I have done weekly for years while running FF. But now FF bookmark links are non responsive. I click a link and nothing happens. Well, I exported links to HTML and backed up the links too. Then removed FF using App Uninstaller. Then redownloaded FF. Imported HTML links and restored links but 50% of the bookmark folders I made are empty!!! I have been having so many problems with FF over the past few months I am about to give up entirely on FF and go back to Safari. Does Onyx not work with FF? Help please. Thanks!
FredMcD
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This was marked as solved. It would be best if you ask another question, and post a link back to this.

This would show the current status of the browser.

This was marked as solved. It would be best if you ask another question, and post a link back to this. This would show the current status of the browser.