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How do I recover bookmarks for a laptop with fried hard drive and download them to a new laptop?

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them … (read more)

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them into the new computer?

Thanx,

John

Asked by jlleidy56 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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exporting bookmarks

I am running Firefox Developer Edition v79 and I cannot for the life of me find a way to export my bookmarks. I have tried all the methods I could find on this support s… (read more)

I am running Firefox Developer Edition v79 and I cannot for the life of me find a way to export my bookmarks.

I have tried all the methods I could find on this support site and it seams to me like exporting bookmarks is no longer an option.

Asked by acacella7 3 weeks ago

Answered by acacella7 3 weeks ago

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dead computer

my win7 'puter died and i bought a new one. how do i find bookmarks, passwords etc for both firefox and thunderbird on the old harddisks and implement them into my new wi… (read more)

my win7 'puter died and i bought a new one. how do i find bookmarks, passwords etc for both firefox and thunderbird on the old harddisks and implement them into my new win10 'puter?

all i find is how to retrieve them from a running 'puter but not a dead one

thanks in advance

Asked by 14brass 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Bookmarks Button on the Toolbar

See the included picture. My question is how to have the Bookmark Button on the toolbar next to the Bookmark Menu Button? I love the way this Button works but I would li… (read more)

See the included picture.

My question is how to have the Bookmark Button on the toolbar next to the Bookmark Menu Button? I love the way this Button works but I would like it more if it was on the toolbar.

Asked by wnyrich 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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I restored the wrong version of my bookmarks

Hi, I just did a clean reinstallation of windows and it deleted all my files. I installed Firefox and logged in to sync bookmarks and tabs, but I realized I hadn't activa… (read more)

Hi, I just did a clean reinstallation of windows and it deleted all my files. I installed Firefox and logged in to sync bookmarks and tabs, but I realized I hadn't activated tab sync. So in a desperate attempt to restore them, I tried the Restore option in Archives. And it restored to the Firefox version before i had synchronized my bookmarks, the bookmarks was gone and before I could react it had already synchronized. Now my bookmarks are gone aswell. I tried looking for a profile in the Appdata\Roaming Firefox folder but I can't find any profile from before the wipe.

Is there anything I can do to get my bookmarks back? Or are they completely lost?

Asked by Svein 3 weeks ago

Answered by Svein 3 weeks ago

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Bookrmarks missing

I have re-installed my windows on my PC. Then after installing firefox I've signed in with my account. All my extensions are restored ind installed automatically. But the… (read more)

I have re-installed my windows on my PC. Then after installing firefox I've signed in with my account. All my extensions are restored ind installed automatically. But there is no any of my bookmarks. I'm sure that is was synced before installing windows. However, now I don't have my bookmarks. Is there any way to check from server side, were my bookmarks saved or not. Maybe they are still on server but cannot sync to my PC?

Asked by mateking 3 weeks ago

Answered by mateking 3 weeks ago

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Bookmarks

Just back from four days away and there's a totally different Firefox which I didn't download and all my bookmarks have vanished. What's going on? Can anybody help? … (read more)

Just back from four days away and there's a totally different Firefox which I didn't download and all my bookmarks have vanished. What's going on? Can anybody help?

Asked by jonbullock52 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 weeks ago

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Bookmarks gone

I clicked on my Win 7 Mozilla shortcut. A message came up that an upgrade was being installed and the browser would start in a moment. Upon completion a tab was open on… (read more)

I clicked on my Win 7 Mozilla shortcut. A message came up that an upgrade was being installed and the browser would start in a moment. Upon completion a tab was open on Mozilla.org stating all my bookmarks were gone but could be retrieved from my Mozilla account after logging in. 1. Prior to now, I didn't have an account until I created one to ask for help. 2. It was actually a Downgrade for whatever reason. I was running version 73 or higher and now the version with no bookmarks is ver 63ESR.

There is no Old Data folder on my desktop and if I try Restore bookmarks it asks if I want to restore 11 bookmarks. I had well over 100 bookmarks before this disaster.

Asked by cp_spam 4 weeks ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 weeks ago

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Bookmarks menu on toolbar does not show the same bookmarks as those displayed from bookmarks sidebar

I have a bookmarks menu link on the bookmarks toolbar. When I save a new bookmark to one of the folders it does not appear. It does appear when I click on the saved histo… (read more)

I have a bookmarks menu link on the bookmarks toolbar. When I save a new bookmark to one of the folders it does not appear. It does appear when I click on the saved history icon. However, if I open the bookmarks sidebar from the history icon and navigate to the same folder, the new bookmark appears but it is missing many other bookmarks that are in the other folder.. I can also save the bookmark to the toolbar and it appears there. Also I can cut an paste the bookmark from the toolbar to the folder. I've tried disabling add-ons and that doesn't fix the problem. There clearly are two sets of bookmarks. How do point Firefox to the one I want?

Asked by Ellaryk 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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find location of single bookmark in bookmark folder

I want to find and display the location of a single bookmark in the entire bookmark folder. I can search my bookmarks using key words and display the bookmarks with the s… (read more)

I want to find and display the location of a single bookmark in the entire bookmark folder. I can search my bookmarks using key words and display the bookmarks with the search terms. However, what I want to know is which bookmark folder the found bookmark is located in. Is there a way to identify that. Thanks.

Asked by jestengel 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox Update - Log In's and Bookmarks Lost

So Firefox did an update. Every time I tried to click on a link in my email, it would open a new window instead of a new tab in my currently opened window. It did not hav… (read more)

So Firefox did an update. Every time I tried to click on a link in my email, it would open a new window instead of a new tab in my currently opened window. It did not have any of my bookmarks or passwords either. This morning, I unpinned Firefox and went and found the program and re-pinned it to my task bar. Now I have the new version that does not have any of my bookmarks or log ins. Does anyone know how to set my PC back to fix this? I can't lost my bookmarks or my passwords.

Asked by dpedlar68 1 month ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 month ago

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Missing bookmarks

Hello, Last night I went to bed and all my bookmarks were there. Today I woke up and all the bookmarks are gone on my laptop and the open tabs, add-ons etc. I am signed i… (read more)

Hello,

Last night I went to bed and all my bookmarks were there. Today I woke up and all the bookmarks are gone on my laptop and the open tabs, add-ons etc. I am signed in. Restoration does not help (last backup is with today date). But on my smartphone I see them in bookmarks-> desktop bookmarks. How do I save them? I really don´t want to lose them.

Thanks a lot for any advice,

Cyril

Asked by cyril.sup 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Syncing only specific bookmark folders

Hello. Is there a way to sync only specific bookmark folders between my PC's and phones? I love the Sync feature in Firefox. But I have many bookmark folders on one PC th… (read more)

Hello.

Is there a way to sync only specific bookmark folders between my PC's and phones? I love the Sync feature in Firefox. But I have many bookmark folders on one PC that I don't want transferred to my other PC nor to my phone. If Mozilla doesn't allow folder-specific syncing, is there an add-on feature that can accomplish this?

Thank you. I appreciate your help. -Brian in Alaska

Asked by Brian in Alaska 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Bookmark Problem

Windows and/or Firefox updated recently and something odd is happening. If I open Firefox from my desktop I can access my bookmarks, no problem. If I read my emails in … (read more)

Windows and/or Firefox updated recently and something odd is happening. If I open Firefox from my desktop I can access my bookmarks, no problem. If I read my emails in Windows Live Mail and click on a link from an email to a website, the web page opens but I cannot access my bookmarks from this window. They just aren't there. I have to go and open Firefox from the desktop or from the icon in the menu bar.

Anyone have an idea what happened and how to fix?

Asked by dwhite300 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Adding bookmarks

Good day! I recently had trouble adding bookmarks to my favorites lists. Previously, when you press the keys "ctrl+D", a window opens for choosing where to save the tab (… (read more)

Good day! I recently had trouble adding bookmarks to my favorites lists. Previously, when you press the keys "ctrl+D", a window opens for choosing where to save the tab (bookmarks bar, bookmarks menu), and now when you press the specified combination, everything immediately falls into the other bookmarks folder .... Is this problem solved? In the settings, I could not find.

Asked by kobamv 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Lost all bookmarks after Firefox/Windows update!

Hello Community Do hope someone can help? Have tried all suggestions in Support area on topic: Lost/Recover Bookmarks. Also spoke to Windows Support and was told to call… (read more)

Hello Community

Do hope someone can help?

Have tried all suggestions in Support area on topic: Lost/Recover Bookmarks. Also spoke to Windows Support and was told to call Mozilla Firefox Technical Support. I've been unable to find a number.

I had a Windows update around the same time as a Firefox update, May/June, only realised all saved bookmarks prior to June 2020 have disappeared. This has never happened before.

Urgently need to find out if there's a method of retrievel or have it confirmed that all of these very important bookmarks are permanently lost.

Thank you in advance

Asked by Col 1 month ago

Answered by Col 1 month ago

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Bookmarks have disappeared

My bookmarks have disappeared. The error messsage I get is that some other program is using the file. When I asked the system to restore the bookmarks, I got an error m… (read more)

My bookmarks have disappeared. The error messsage I get is that some other program is using the file. When I asked the system to restore the bookmarks, I got an error message that the backup file could not be processed. As an experiment, I have tried to add new bookmarks and I can't seem to get Firefox to do that.

Any advice?

Asked by dougherty1 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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cannot process json file

Hi. i ma having trouble restoring my bookmarks. firefox crashed and has deleted all my bookmarks. when i try to restore from a json file i get the error message cannot pr… (read more)

Hi. i ma having trouble restoring my bookmarks. firefox crashed and has deleted all my bookmarks. when i try to restore from a json file i get the error message cannot process the file. i have tried the json file restorer but it doesnt help.

Asked by vickyjean1007 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago