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Got a new computer in Firefox sync won't sync

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I just got a new computer and my Firefox sync that I set up that computer had bookmarks, my theme, and how I had things laid out, I tried for over an hour trying to get Firefox to sync, but after it's still the same, I was also switching from Windows 7 to Windows 10 which made it even more nauseating

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You can open about:sync-log via the location bar to see whether recent Sync logs are available. You can upload a recent log if the log is too big to put in a reply.


You can install the About Sync extension in Firefox 72 and newer on desktop to check what data is stored on the Sync server via the about:sync page provided by this extension.

You may have to close and restart Firefox to access the about:sync page added by this extension (see the about:about page for available about pages).

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I don't know what to do with this though, every time I go up a directory the list gets longer and longer

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can anyone please help I spend over seven hours a day on my computer mainly on Firefox because I am a quadriplegic and I don't Have Any other means to fix this, it showed in an error on the about:sync– log Anyone that can help me would be a lifesaver because I have over 100 book Marks about various topics that I have accumulated over the years on my past computer, that's the only reason I want it to sync

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You can open about:sync-log via the location bar to see whether recent Sync logs are available. You can upload a recent log and post the link to this upload if the log is too big to put in a reply.

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That's it? no other solutions? Is Firefox going to return the synced information at all??? What is the use of a sync if it is not going to do that?

I have the same problem. I assumed sync feature does backup my bookmarks and saved passwords and I can readily access them in my new windows! As other browsers does this routinely.

I'd synced in my previous Firefox just before installing new windows. Is there anything I can do to restore my lost data!

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