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I lost ALL bookmark links after Pocket istalled when opening Firefox. The Restore function did nothing. Please help

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Tried to opened Firefox this morning. Immediately received message box that "Firefox was updating, please wait". When Firefox window opened I did not see my Homepage. Instead there was a window asking me to launch POCKET via Firefox, GOOGLE or email. I was surprised because I had no idea what "POCKET" was. I clicked email but the next screen gave me no more information about what POCKET was so I backed out and opened another window with my HOMEPAGE. When I next clicked BOOKMARKS I discovered my BOOKMARKS folders were all empty----- no bookmark links at all. I tried "Restore Firefox" - (nothing) and then "Restore Bookmarks" ( also nothing.) I am devastated...... Please Help

Tried to opened Firefox this morning. Immediately received message box that "Firefox was updating, please wait". When Firefox window opened I did not see my Homepage. Instead there was a window asking me to launch POCKET via Firefox, GOOGLE or email. I was surprised because I had no idea what "POCKET" was. I clicked email but the next screen gave me no more information about what POCKET was so I backed out and opened another window with my HOMEPAGE. When I next clicked BOOKMARKS I discovered my BOOKMARKS folders were all empty----- no bookmark links at all. I tried "Restore Firefox" - (nothing) and then "Restore Bookmarks" ( also nothing.) I am devastated...... Please Help

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Shadow110 1072 solutions 14836 answers

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Hi, Pocket is for saving a Sanitized (with out code) page to read later. Please look on your Desktop for a Folder called OldFirefoxData if there great. If not please look here for a 2nd Profile : *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data You want the oldest dated folder. *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-lost-or-missing-bookmarks *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/restore-bookmarks-from-backup-or-move-them *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile Bookmarks are in your Profile in : *bookmarks and history: places.sqlite *bookmark backups: compressed .jsonlz4 JSON backups in the bookmarkbackups folder fyi for the future : *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/export-firefox-bookmarks-to-backup-or-transfer *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles
StewA 0 solutions 1 answers

There is an "Old Firefox Data" folder on my desktop that contains 3 files and no clue how to restore the categories, sub-folders, and sub-sub-folders to the new Firefox screen in a vertical column along the right side like the the former Firefox version. As a result, I have switched to Edge until I find out how, or if they can be restored to their previous position. Help!

There is an "Old Firefox Data" folder on my desktop that contains 3 files and no clue how to restore the categories, sub-folders, and sub-sub-folders to the new Firefox screen in a vertical column along the right side like the the former Firefox version. As a result, I have switched to Edge until I find out how, or if they can be restored to their previous position. Help!