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how do i import firefoxbookmarks from my backupdisc into new 59.01after installing

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firefox crashed daily several times. i cleand firefox completely form disc. after i installed the newest firefox 59.01 from scratch , how do i import firefoxbookmarks from my backupdisc into new 59.01?

macbook 2015 retina 13" 2,7inte core i5 8GB 1867 MHZDD3

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Did you copy the folders as is?

Open the Bookmarks Manager; Press the Alt or F10 key to bring up the toolbar, and select Bookmarks. Hot key is <Control> (Mac=<Command>) <Shift> B.

Once the window is open, at the top of the page, press the button labeled Import and Backup. Select Restore. From the list, pick the file you want and click it.

++++++Note: You may have to manually fine the backups ++++++since they are on another disk.

The backups are stored in a jsonlz4 file named something like this; bookmarks-2016-06-29_1424_enD1GTH ya0JmicnYWg4V4g==.jsonlz4

In this example; 2016-06-29 = date created, 1424 = number of entries.