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I reset firefox and my bookmarks disappeared. Also when I put a word in the search box nothing happens

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I click on the arrow and the search is not performed. Also I get a message that firefox is not responding a lot

I click on the arrow and the search is not performed. Also I get a message that firefox is not responding a lot

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FredMcD
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fluffy53 said

I reset firefox and my bookmarks disappeared

Look on your desktop. Do you see a folder called; Old Firefox?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles


I click on the arrow and the search is not performed

How about when you press Enter? What is your search engine?

Also I get a message that firefox is not responding a lot

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web Link} by holding down the <Shift>
(Mac Options)
key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there?


Security Issue: Update your Flash Player Version 19.0.0.226
https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html
Note: Windows users must download the “Internet Explorer” and “Plugin-based browsers” installers.

Note: Edge on Win10 does not use ActiveX version but its own Flash.

See if there are updates for your graphics drivers https://support.mozilla.org/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration

''fluffy53 [[#question-1090330|said]]'' <blockquote> I reset firefox and my bookmarks disappeared </blockquote> Look on your desktop. Do you see a folder called; '''Old Firefox?''' '''https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile''' '''https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles''' --------------------- <blockquote> I click on the arrow and the search is not performed </blockquote> How about when you press Enter? What is your search engine? <blockquote> Also I get a message that firefox is not responding a lot </blockquote> Start '''[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Firefox in Safe Mode]''' {web Link} by holding down the '''<Shift><br> ''(Mac Options)'' ''' key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there? ------------- Security Issue: Update your Flash Player '''Version 19.0.0.226<br>https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html''' '''Note: Windows users''' must download the “Internet Explorer” '''and''' “Plugin-based browsers” installers. Note: Edge on Win10 does not use ActiveX version but its own Flash. See if there are updates for your graphics drivers https://support.mozilla.org/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration
cor-el
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You can check for problems with the places.sqlite database file (bookmarks, history) in the Firefox profile folder.

If the Places Maintenance extension can't repair the places.sqlite database file then remove all places.sqlite file(s) in the Firefox profile folder to make Firefox rebuild the places.sqlite database file from the most recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder.

You can check for problems with the <b>places.sqlite</b> database file (bookmarks, history) in the Firefox profile folder. *Places Maintenance: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/places-maintenance/ If the Places Maintenance extension can't repair the places.sqlite database file then remove all places.sqlite file(s) in the Firefox profile folder to make Firefox rebuild the places.sqlite database file from the most recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Bookmarks_history_and_toolbar_buttons_not_working_-_Firefox *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Bookmarks+not+saved#w_fix-the-bookmarks-file