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60.7.0 Firefox version.

I have tried redoing the chrome folder and can get it to work for a day or two and then it stops working.

60.7.0 Firefox version. I have tried redoing the chrome folder and can get it to work for a day or two and then it stops working.
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FredMcD
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[v57+] Places Maintenance is built into Firefox.

Type about:support<enter> in the address bar.

You will find Places Database near the bottom. Press the Verify Integrity button.

When done, copy and post the results here.

[v57+] Places Maintenance is built into Firefox. Type '''about:support'''<enter> in the address bar. You will find '''Places Database''' near the bottom. Press the '''Verify Integrity''' button. When done, copy and post the results here.
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cor-el
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What are you dragging and to what folder? Is this to a folder on the Bookmarks Toolbar or otherwise ?

Can you drag the tab on the Tab bar if you currently do this differently?

Can you create a new bookmark via the bookmark star on the location/address bar?

The "Edit This Bookmark" dialog that opens if you click the highlighted star has a checkbox with "Show editor when saving" (shortcut key in the dialog is Alt+S). This item is at the bottom just above "Remove Bookmark" and "Done".

  • browser.bookmarks.editDialog.showForNewBookmarks
What are you dragging and to what folder? Is this to a folder on the Bookmarks Toolbar or otherwise ? Can you drag the tab on the Tab bar if you currently do this differently? Can you create a new bookmark via the bookmark star on the location/address bar? The "Edit This Bookmark" dialog that opens if you click the highlighted star has a checkbox with "Show editor when saving" (shortcut key in the dialog is Alt+S). This item is at the bottom just above "Remove Bookmark" and "Done". *browser.bookmarks.editDialog.showForNewBookmarks
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FredMcD said

[v57+] Places Maintenance is built into Firefox. Type about:support<enter> in the address bar. You will find Places Database near the bottom. Press the Verify Integrity button. When done, copy and post the results here.

Nothing happens when I click the "Verify Integrity" button, in fact the mouse arrow doesnt change to the finger pointing as it does on a typical clickable link??

''FredMcD [[#answer-1224095|said]]'' <blockquote> [v57+] Places Maintenance is built into Firefox. Type '''about:support'''<enter> in the address bar. You will find '''Places Database''' near the bottom. Press the '''Verify Integrity''' button. When done, copy and post the results here. </blockquote> Nothing happens when I click the "Verify Integrity" button, in fact the mouse arrow doesnt change to the finger pointing as it does on a typical clickable link??
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cor-el said

What are you dragging and to what folder? Is this to a folder on the Bookmarks Toolbar or otherwise ? Can you drag the tab on the Tab bar if you currently do this differently? Can you create a new bookmark via the bookmark star on the location/address bar? The "Edit This Bookmark" dialog that opens if you click the highlighted star has a checkbox with "Show editor when saving" (shortcut key in the dialog is Alt+S). This item is at the bottom just above "Remove Bookmark" and "Done".
  • browser.bookmarks.editDialog.showForNewBookmarks

When I try to drag a new bookmark to bookmarks or to tabs I have saved on my toolbar....nothing happens even when I right click to save a new bookmark. I cant drag from existing bookmarks and add to toolbar either.

''cor-el [[#answer-1224139|said]]'' <blockquote> What are you dragging and to what folder? Is this to a folder on the Bookmarks Toolbar or otherwise ? Can you drag the tab on the Tab bar if you currently do this differently? Can you create a new bookmark via the bookmark star on the location/address bar? The "Edit This Bookmark" dialog that opens if you click the highlighted star has a checkbox with "Show editor when saving" (shortcut key in the dialog is Alt+S). This item is at the bottom just above "Remove Bookmark" and "Done". *browser.bookmarks.editDialog.showForNewBookmarks </blockquote> When I try to drag a new bookmark to bookmarks or to tabs I have saved on my toolbar....nothing happens even when I right click to save a new bookmark. I cant drag from existing bookmarks and add to toolbar either.
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FredMcD
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Reboot the computer. Then,

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh).

Now try to use the Places Maintenance. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1259798#answer-1224095 Is the problem still there?

Reboot the computer. Then, [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Start Firefox in Safe Mode] {web link} A small dialog should appear. Click '''Start In Safe Mode''' (not Refresh). Now try to use the Places Maintenance. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1259798#answer-1224095 Is the problem still there?
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