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Restore bookmarks isn't working

I just updated to windows 10, before I did I backed up my files on my firefox bookmark account. I went to to the restore thing, I saw all my stuff for a moment but after … (read more)

I just updated to windows 10, before I did I backed up my files on my firefox bookmark account. I went to to the restore thing, I saw all my stuff for a moment but after accepting the restore I can't get it to show. I still have my one Restore March, 31st option with 11 items appearing but nothing happens.

Asked by Yield 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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want to put firefox homepage in my bookmarks

I would like to add the Firefox homepage to my favorites list, but when I am on the page (get to it by clicking on the "home" button to the left of the address bar), the … (read more)

I would like to add the Firefox homepage to my favorites list, but when I am on the page (get to it by clicking on the "home" button to the left of the address bar), the "star" button in the address bar is not there (usually would click on that to mark the page I am on to be bookmarked). The address bar does not show an address, so I can not add it manually. What is that address, or are there any suggestions about how I might get this done? Thank you from Linda.

Asked by lindaalmquist 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Importing Safari Bookmarks

When I first downloaded and installed Firefox the other day, the initial screen showed a process to import bookmarks from other browsers. I followed the process and impo… (read more)

When I first downloaded and installed Firefox the other day, the initial screen showed a process to import bookmarks from other browsers. I followed the process and imported bookmarks from Safari, but apparently not successful. I only see Mozilla Firefox bookmarks. I tried again from File tab but in vain... (using iMac (10.15.6))

It's rather frustrating that simple and basic functions not working from the very start... (keyboard shortcuts to control video streaming are not working either)

Can someone enlighten me as to what may be the issue?

Thank you.

Asked by makeymus 3 days ago

Answered by AliceWyman 3 days ago

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Refreshed Firefox and lost all bookmarks

Hi, I just refreshed Firefox on this site https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/refresh-firefox-reset-add-ons-and-settings because my browser was getting slower and recomm… (read more)

Hi, I just refreshed Firefox on this site https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/refresh-firefox-reset-add-ons-and-settings because my browser was getting slower and recommended that to me with a little Pop-Up at the bottom of my screen. I first read through the whole page and it clearly says that I will not lose my booksmarks, but exactly that happened. I already read through most support articles, but they all mention a second profile in about:profiles but there is just one. The bookmark folder is empty in this profile. Does anyone know how I can get them back? Thanks

Asked by schwambibambi 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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backing up BOOKMARKS

How do you backup Bookmarks to a HTML file or whatever. The How-To instructions dont look like my Library menu. There is no "export to" function. I have an updated … (read more)

How do you backup Bookmarks to a HTML file or whatever. The How-To instructions dont look like my Library menu. There is no "export to" function. I have an updated Firefox. Where is it?

Asked by crablegs 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Are bookmarks the equivalent to 'Favorites' in Internet Explorer?

Where are my saved websites saved? Also, am I able to "share" the file over my LAN? I have a desktop PC and a laptop connected to my network. What I would like to do is m… (read more)

Where are my saved websites saved? Also, am I able to "share" the file over my LAN? I have a desktop PC and a laptop connected to my network. What I would like to do is make it so whether I save (or bookmark?) a site on the laptop or desktop it is available on both. Does this make sense? If I need to do a better job explaining just let me know. Currently, I am successfully sharing the IE 'Favorites' folder so the links are always in sync and the same links are available on both of my machines.

Asked by Ryan Nelson 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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Previous version of Firefox points to latest installed version on seperate drive, bookmarks missing

Hi, please could I have some help with the following? I had firefox installed on the same partition as the windows I booted from. Due to an error this partition would no… (read more)

Hi, please could I have some help with the following?

I had firefox installed on the same partition as the windows I booted from. Due to an error this partition would no longer boot and I had to install windows and firefox clean on a seperate drive.

I've managed to get the partition working again and can access all the files on it again. Unfortunately when i load up the firefox on the previously failed partition it appears to load up the same version as I installed most recently. None of my old book marks are in the menu which is what I am trying to access. I've looked on here for help and the following don't seem to apply to me...

- There's no profiles folder in the old partition so I can't find Places.sqlite. - Troubleshooting>Show Folder points to the application data on the new install drive - There doesn't appear to be backup.json files on the old partition

So my question is is there anywhere on the old partition you can think where my old bookmarks may be stored?

Any suggestions would be appreciated Many thanks JD

Asked by MoFox212 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Is there a way to display again the description field by clicking on the gold star near the url (useful to type memos about this site)?

In the previous versions of Firefox, when you click on the star near the url, you can add this website on your favorites. Another click and you can edit some fields about… (read more)

In the previous versions of Firefox, when you click on the star near the url, you can add this website on your favorites. Another click and you can edit some fields about this bookmark, like the url, the folder, etc...

But with FF17, the Description field is no longer there. You can only find it when managing your bookmarks, that is not really user friendly.

Is there a way to add again the description field when clicking on the gold star? It's very useful for adding notes about this website, and it's also synch with addins like Xmarks

Asked by DarkwolfLair 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Accidentally overwritten my original .json backup. Firefox unable to import recovered bookmark from Bookmark Backup folder in Profiles.

I accidentally replaced my backup with the current bookmarks while trying to import from it. The original bookmarks were not present in Bookmark Backup in Profiles so I u… (read more)

I accidentally replaced my backup with the current bookmarks while trying to import from it. The original bookmarks were not present in Bookmark Backup in Profiles so I used Recuva for recovery. Now, Firefox gives the 'Unable to process backup file' thingy.

System Restore hasn't helped either.

Asked by orija 7 years ago

Answered by orija 7 years ago

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What does it mean when the dialogue box that pops up when you want to bookmark a site says “ Remove 3 bookmarks?”

Using Firefox 17.0. When I click on "Bookmark a Page" under the star in the dialogue box that appears it may say "Remove Bookmark" or "Remove 3 bookmarks." What does it… (read more)

Using Firefox 17.0. When I click on "Bookmark a Page" under the star in the dialogue box that appears it may say "Remove Bookmark" or "Remove 3 bookmarks." What does it mean - will it really remove three bookmarks?

Asked by Medici 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Import bookmarks from Safari 5.1.7

Hello. I would like to import all of my bookmarks from Safari 5.1.7 to Firefox/Mozilla. I have over 200 of them and would like to avoid having to go to each site to rebo… (read more)

Hello. I would like to import all of my bookmarks from Safari 5.1.7 to Firefox/Mozilla. I have over 200 of them and would like to avoid having to go to each site to rebook(mark) it.

I'm on the following hardware:

Model Name: iMac Model Identifier: iMac8,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz

Running the following software:

System Version: Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549) Safari Version: Version 5.1.7 (6534.57.2) Firefox Version: Version 12.0

Asked by BKTru 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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why are my bookmarks blocked

For several days, "my bookmarks" are not being displayed in my Firefox home page. There is a message displayed in a small window indicating possible causes, however: I d… (read more)

For several days, "my bookmarks" are not being displayed in my Firefox home page. There is a message displayed in a small window indicating possible causes, however: I do not use Norton Firewall or any other Norton product Javascript is enabled

I use a my.myway.com homepage which displays correctly in Internet Explorer but not in Firefox.

My computer is Windows 7 64-bit.

Any suggestions?

Asked by dalehiet 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Set up app tabs bi pining when firefox closes and is reopened app tabs have disappeared, Why

all the information i have is contained in one line. Set up app tabs close fire fox and then reopen. i do nothing between these 2 tasks. Did this 5 times and it still doe… (read more)

all the information i have is contained in one line. Set up app tabs close fire fox and then reopen. i do nothing between these 2 tasks. Did this 5 times and it still does not work

Asked by hunter7615 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Underline glitch in Firefox or Sidebar Bookmark Selector 2.3

I have Firefox 12 with the Sidebar Bookmark Selector 2.3 app. They've been running together for atleast a few years now. Starting last week when I open my bookmarks I'l… (read more)

I have Firefox 12 with the Sidebar Bookmark Selector 2.3 app. They've been running together for atleast a few years now. Starting last week when I open my bookmarks I'll get underlines going through any that I run over with the mouse in an upwards fashion. If I go up 10 bookmarks, there will be ten underlines. If I go back down through them, they all erase. What the heck is going on?? Any google search with the words "Firefox" and "underlining" will only bring you to an answer of going into tools, options, colors, and unchecking the underlining box. This is not it. This is driving me mad! Any suggestions? I don't even know at this point if it has anything to do with either one of them at this point.

Asked by CT71 7 years ago

Answered by CT71 7 years ago

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any way to trim off .url from bookmark name import from html?

just import bookmark.html from IE, and notice that all bookmark show as XXXXX.url? why? checked bookmark.html from IE, no .url there. any way to trim off '.url'? please a… (read more)

just import bookmark.html from IE, and notice that all bookmark show as XXXXX.url? why? checked bookmark.html from IE, no .url there.

any way to trim off '.url'?

please advise.

Asked by oldman1881 7 years ago

Answered by oldman1881 7 years ago

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I use firefox 16 on windows 7 with Xmarks and now all my bookmarks are gone.

I recently began using Xmarks with Firefox 16 on a Windows 7 platform. I got some sort of an error message (I think from Xmarks) regarding "Bookmarks". I clicked on the… (read more)

I recently began using Xmarks with Firefox 16 on a Windows 7 platform. I got some sort of an error message (I think from Xmarks) regarding "Bookmarks". I clicked on the message to fix the problem and zapp all my bookmarks were gone. I found my "bookmarksbackup" profile file. but can't get it to open. I suppose that I need a JSON viewer. I downloaded a opensource viewer that looked good, but still don't get anything that remotely resembles my old bookmarks. I thought that I might be the victim of a virus, but I'm probably just the victim of my own ignorance.

Asked by pianonanda65 7 years ago

Answered by dumdidadida 7 years ago

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reformatted 2 computers need bookmarks back from sync

i was having problems with firefox 16 and it kept freexing and not responding .. so i removed it and reinstalled ... i forgot that i had also reformatted my mac that had… (read more)

i was having problems with firefox 16 and it kept freexing and not responding .. so i removed it and reinstalled ... i forgot that i had also reformatted my mac that had the bookmarks synced .. does the sync backup my bookmarks on cloud?

so i can restore them ?

Asked by wowow13 7 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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a folder named new home disapeared from under the bookmarks section and it had many bookmarks.

i bookmarked a new site & was moving it up & into one of my folders when for some reason the folder "New Home" just disappeared from under the bookmarks section. … (read more)

i bookmarked a new site & was moving it up & into one of my folders when for some reason the folder "New Home" just disappeared from under the bookmarks section.

Now that I'm in your trouble shooting area my screen must be at 150% or more! How do I get back to 100% like the rest of my screens?

I'm not a real techie person, so plain English would really be appreciated, thanks.

Asked by dlew7 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago