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Whenever I try to bookmark a page, it gets listed as the page that I hit "bookmark" on but really links to a random page from my history and won't change.

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If I try to change the link manually, it just resets back to whatever page it chose to link to.

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Another possibility is that the Places database, which stores both history and bookmarks, has become corrupted. I have seen the following extension recommended as a way to fix it up, but I'm not sure how it works (or whether it runs on Mac):

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/places-maintenance/

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i take a guess this may happen because of some malicious piece of software.not a bug of firefox..so i suggest you may backup your firefox data(bookmarks etc..) and clean your system with good anti malware software..if it doesnt solve,then you may have to uninstall firefox->clean system again->remove any search toolbars and stuff like that->do clean install of latest stable version of firefox..

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Another possibility is that the Places database, which stores both history and bookmarks, has become corrupted. I have seen the following extension recommended as a way to fix it up, but I'm not sure how it works (or whether it runs on Mac):

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/places-maintenance/