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firefox update wiped out all bookmarks and history!

how do I restore history and bookmark files? I have Linux mint 17.7.1 Rebecca. There was a message that there was three updates waiting (one of which was from Firefox).… (Lesen Sie mehr)

how do I restore history and bookmark files? I have Linux mint 17.7.1 Rebecca. There was a message that there was three updates waiting (one of which was from Firefox). I got the message all three downloaded successfully and I was "up to date". My normal boot up screen was now replaced with a firefox info screen. All bookmarks and history disappeared. I am not familiar with Linux so if there is a restore to prev fix I would be grateful for a step by step fix. This same thing happened on my windows 7 os when I got an update message but that was a simple fix of just restoring to previous day. The Firefox version that is the latest offending # 78.7.1

Thank you rocketguy333@hotmail.com

Gefragt von rocketguy333 vor 4 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 4 Monaten

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After most recent update - I've lost my extensions/add-ons, logins, and the urls in the bookmarks.

The Bookmarks are all there, but the url is missing. None of the extensions (including ones I've paid for are there) The logins weren't there, but are now restored from a… (Lesen Sie mehr)

The Bookmarks are all there, but the url is missing. None of the extensions (including ones I've paid for are there)

The logins weren't there, but are now restored from a previous install.

What I have done...

1. exported bookmarks to html and checked them out there. They were broken there as well.

2. Refreshed Firefox,

3. Restarted the PC.

4. Uninstalled Firefox (and discovered that I had both X32 and X64 on my machine) - uninstalled both. 5. Reinstalled Firefox x64 (current version 86.0.1)

6. the places.sqlite files from previous restores have the same problem.

I've started to refresh the links for the toolbar which has taken me awhile. I don't want to have to do it for all my hundred's of bookmarks.

Ideally what I'd like to do is uninstall the latest update, look at the bookmarks to see if they are still stuffed, and if the extensions are there. If they are ok, then I want to back the bookmarks to html. Reinstall the update, then restore the bookmarks. (And make a list of the extension names so I can reinstall them).

My guess is either that the sqlite file has corrupted, or the update has changed the file layout for the bookmarks, etc, and it's unable to interpret the links.

Gefragt von celebkiriedhel vor 7 Monaten

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5 YEARS OF BOOKMARKS LOST DUE TO LOCKSAFE

Didn't want, Didn't NEED, Didn't want to use firefox ever again. 5 YEARS OF BOOKMARKS GONE, FROM BEING FORCED INTO USING LOCKWISE. Instead of the OLD, tried and true book… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Didn't want, Didn't NEED, Didn't want to use firefox ever again.

5 YEARS OF BOOKMARKS GONE, FROM BEING FORCED INTO USING LOCKWISE.

Instead of the OLD, tried and true bookmarks system.

Tell me how i can get them back?

go on....you know it's impossible.

"With LOCKSAFE you'll keep your passwords more safe and secure" BS

So go on, how does one STRIP out the LOCKSAFE? How does one revert back to their bookmarks before this person that forced a addon upon us?

Gefragt von redwolfrz vor 1 Jahr

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 1 Jahr

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Unable to process the backup file

Hello I have a problem when restoring the file from one computer to another, when I want to restore it it gives this error "Unable to process the backup file". I have bee… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello

I have a problem when restoring the file from one computer to another, when I want to restore it it gives this error "Unable to process the backup file". I have been looking for some program that allows me to unzip or remove the data or repair.

I have consulted many forums and videos and I cannot know if the failure is irreparable or is there any way to get the information I have consulted this page but it does not finish working https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/bookbackreader.html

"File name: bookmarks-2020-07-24_1163_gm8tLHmdNSoVAHsxUPQZAg==.jsonlz4; Size: 137303; last modified 24/7/2020 9:46:12 (failed JSON parsing: SyntaxError: JSON.parse: unexpected character at line 1 column 1 of the JSON data)"

Can anybody help me?

thanks,

Gefragt von sdiaz.anunzia vor 1 Jahr

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 1 Jahr

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Bookmarks -> properties are gone!?!

Dear Guys, after the last update... I do not know wich version I got before. But I hate updates and everything is completely different. And then we got it again: After my… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Dear Guys, after the last update... I do not know wich version I got before. But I hate updates and everything is completely different. And then we got it again:

After my last update I lost all my properties of the bookmarks!?!?! Where can I find them? Or how can I recover them?

Gefragt von rrieper911 vor 1 Jahr

Letzte Antwort von Aashish Kumar vor 1 Jahr

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My bookmarks are gone. I tried to restore the backups and it says "Unable to process the backup file."

I refreshed Firefox because it kept crashing and loading slowly. My bookmarks didn't come back, and none of the backups will restore. I get the message "Unable to process… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I refreshed Firefox because it kept crashing and loading slowly. My bookmarks didn't come back, and none of the backups will restore. I get the message "Unable to process the backup file." All the backups have zero bytes, but they show the number of items. There's also a message when I reopen Firefox that says "The bookmarks and history system will not be funtional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem." but nothing else is running. I restarted my computer and it still says that. I tried deleting the favicons.sqlite and places.sqlite files and it made that message go away, but I still got the "Unable to process the backup file" message when I tried to restore my bookmarks.

Gefragt von helpPleez vor 1 Jahr

Letzte Antwort von FredMcD vor 1 Jahr

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I can't find the bookmarks I had on Firefox. I have looked at the articles,can't figure out what to do. I just want my bookmarks. I really liked Firefox before

Before these changes, when I opened Firefox, I could pull down a menu and see my bookmarks. I can't now and I can't figure out what to do from looking at the articles. I … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Before these changes, when I opened Firefox, I could pull down a menu and see my bookmarks. I can't now and I can't figure out what to do from looking at the articles. I loved having my bookmarks like that and I don't know where they are. Or how to get them back. I use an iMac OS X 10.11.6

Please help! I'd prefer to remain with Firefox but not if I can't make it work.

Gefragt von mout_laveau vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von TyDraniu vor 2 Jahren

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This morning my Firefox prompted for an update and adding a mobile phone sync... in the process ALL bookmarks were lost. HELP.

I tried fixes per suggestions, but there is no back-up to back up. All bookmarks are just plain gone. Can anyone help

Gefragt von PDep vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 2 Jahren

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I lost bookmarks of all my life / Need Help to repair them please

Hello, I'm a little angry right now because I have lost bookmarks of all my life and I need your help to repair it please? I don't know why but somehow, Firefox which I … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello,

I'm a little angry right now because I have lost bookmarks of all my life and I need your help to repair it please? I don't know why but somehow, Firefox which I use for years ; (Thx by the way) ; corrupted my data on the run...? I started Firefox again but, no extension, no bookmarks, etc.. I Have kept a backup of all this FF profile, just in case.

My 1st step was to try to get a new profile a import my previous data from Firefox Sync - but somehow , I'm angry at myself again for not understanding how FF Sync work, no data from FFSync updated my data - It stayed like this for a long time , like a new profile without data (I used Xmarks before so I thought it was replacing it).

2nd step: I tried to load all bookmarks-xxx.jsonlz4 located in the bookmarkbackups folder from the FF bookmarks tools (Import / export ; etc). FF seems to see all the bookmarks but can't load them. What is really important here is that FF backed up files for like a month and even my oldest file is unusable  : bookmarks-2019-01-19-xxx.jsonlz4 !!

3rd step: I tried to get my data back from FF files, in bookmarks files like bookmarks-2019-01-19-xxx.jsonlz4 from the bookmarkbackups folder. Someone pointed me to use the https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/bookbackreader.html website but all the jsonlz4 files in the bookmarkbackups folder seems corrupted (or the format of files changed and his tool may need to be updated ?)

Example : File name: bookmarks-2019-01-19_2392_mKZssqkWMZt+Mqt-HOi68A==.jsonlz4; Size: 283114; last modified 18/01/2019 à 12:38:42 (failed JSON parsing: SyntaxError: Unexpected token in JSON at position 21928) Note: To try a different file, reload this page Can't seem to acces the step 2 part even after waiting longer

4th step: tried to get old Backup of my FF Profiles with Windows 10 Shadow Copy System, "Shadow Explorer" or "System Restore Explorer" Found 3 backup wich I restored also, all bookmarks seems to get the same problem. I think I'll need to look in to this because It's not official Windows tools, but I'm really disapointed here.. I think I'll put them on md5sum tools to compare them for a start.

5th step : tried to repair my <places.sqlite> a (80MB files) which I found renamed to sqlite.corrupt. With the help of http://www.froebe.net/blog/2015/05/27/error-sqlite-database-is-malformed-solved/ , all I can get is a empty database at the end, but Im not a sqlite expert so if anyone has an idea :-)

So please, any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you. (and sorry for my english)

Gefragt von silou vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von jscher2000 vor 2 Jahren

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all my bookmarks have disappeared

All my bookmarks disappeared after Firefox did an update. I have read all the articles and looked at all the solutions I can find on here and nothing seems to work. Whe… (Lesen Sie mehr)

All my bookmarks disappeared after Firefox did an update. I have read all the articles and looked at all the solutions I can find on here and nothing seems to work. Where did they go? WHY did they go? I want them back.

Gefragt von Tirsh vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von FredMcD vor 2 Jahren

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why were my bookmarks deleted when firefox updated

firefox updated itself today 3/1/2019 and when i came to use it again all my bookmarks have been deleted. there were lots of bookmarks saved but i didnt back them up beca… (Lesen Sie mehr)

firefox updated itself today 3/1/2019 and when i came to use it again all my bookmarks have been deleted. there were lots of bookmarks saved but i didnt back them up because ive had no need before as they were always there, but not this time. is there any way that i can retrieve them

Gefragt von samurai1966 vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von jscher2000 vor 2 Jahren

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All of my bookmarks are gone. Firefox wasn't even shut down, only minimized. I had bookmarks earlier today, now they are all gone

Using Macbook Pro. I had my computer sleeping and Firefox minimized. I had bookmarks earlier and a bunch on the bookmarks toolbar....now I have nothing. When I go to vi… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Using Macbook Pro. I had my computer sleeping and Firefox minimized. I had bookmarks earlier and a bunch on the bookmarks toolbar....now I have nothing.

When I go to view all bookmarks > Import > Restore, I have no dated backups listed at all. Nothing. Has it all been lost? Do I have no Firefox profile backups? Any way to get this information back?

Gefragt von gtessler vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 2 Jahren

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I just updated firefox and lost access to all my bookmarks previously available in pre-updated firefox. This is unacceptable.

i just updated firefox and lost ALL of my bookmarks. The answers and solutions provided in your forums have been completely USELESS. Never happened with previous updates.… (Lesen Sie mehr)

i just updated firefox and lost ALL of my bookmarks. The answers and solutions provided in your forums have been completely USELESS. Never happened with previous updates. This is unacceptable. Mozilla should be held accountable if this matter is not rectified immediately. Years of bookmarks gone.

Gefragt von reallyupset vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von jscher2000 vor 2 Jahren

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Where are my missing BOOKMARKS stored?

I made a backup with MOZBACKUP on Dec 14, 2018. Today I installed the new Firefox Quantum 64.0 Version on my new computer. I logged in with my regular Email adress and… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I made a backup with MOZBACKUP on Dec 14, 2018. Today I installed the new Firefox Quantum 64.0 Version on my new computer. I logged in with my regular Email adress and normally all files should be inserted into the Firefox Bookmark Folder.

Unfortunately there were missing all bookmarks from the capitals L - O ! which I backuped yesterday on Dec 14 and I do not know what is wrong. After I found out the error, I tried to import all bookmarks again from the MOZBACKUP FILE but there came another ERROR note with "Unsupported file type".

Best Regards and thanks in advance for your help! Susan

Gefragt von Subischoff1963 vor 2 Jahren

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My laptop updated to Quantum and I want to go back so I can get my bookmarks back. How do I do this.

My Firefox was going slow and asked me if I wanted to speed it up. I said yes and Ive got Quantum and NO bookmarks. Ive looked in the profile and I dont have a duplica… (Lesen Sie mehr)

My Firefox was going slow and asked me if I wanted to speed it up. I said yes and Ive got Quantum and NO bookmarks. Ive looked in the profile and I dont have a duplicate and looked in backup and there are no bookmarks. If I go back to the original Firefox will this give me back my bookmarks and if so, how can I go back. I tried a system restore for a few days ago but it hasnt taken me away from Quantum (which may have been the version Ive been on for a while but I dont know when)!!! Please can someone help.

Gefragt von ann.thomson vor 2 Jahren

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All my bookmarks including auto backups have vanished. How might I get them back?

Firefox did an update last night and loging in this morning all my bookmarks have disappeared. "Ok, don't panic" I tell myself," go online and find a solution". That is a… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Firefox did an update last night and loging in this morning all my bookmarks have disappeared. "Ok, don't panic" I tell myself," go online and find a solution". That is all fine except the only profile folder/file I can find is today's. No auto backups in sight. Nothing.

Any ideas please?

Gefragt von twilko69 vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von jscher2000 vor 2 Jahren