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Pin bookmarks to Windows 8.1 start screen

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Hi, I cant seem to pin any of my bookmarks to my Windows 8.1 start screen for easy access. I can pin them easily enough to the bookmark bar in Firefox but thats not what I want to do.

Internet Explorer lets me do it but I cant seem to find a way to make a bookmark into a tile and placed on my start screen.

Thanks for any help.

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I cannont seem to find the way Windows 8 does this. Even when right clicking and trying to create a new shortcut it never completes.

So I tried it a different way. I pinned Firefox to the start screen, but changed my start pages in the Firefox settings.

Go to Options > General > Start up and set the homepage.

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I also looked for a bug that might address this and could not find one.

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Did you try to create a desktop shortcut of that bookmark and try to pin that shortcut?

Unlike IE that uses files and folder on the hard drive does Firefox store bookmarks in a SQLite database file.