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Firefox data import from Google Chrome failed.

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When I first downloaded Firefox, I instantly went to transfer data from browser to browser. It did import the data, just not the right data. When I transferred it, I noticed it was actually the data from two years ago instead of what I currently have.

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hello CF_CleverFox, Import bookmarks and other data from Google Chrome

  1. Click the Library button on your toolbar. ( ...
  2. From the toolbar in the Library window, click. ...
  3. In the Import Wizard window that appears, select Chrome, then click Next.
  4. Firefox will list the types of settings and information it can import. ...
  5. Click Next to import the selected items. ...
  6. Click Finish to close the window.

[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-and-diagnose-firefox-pr...]

Thank you!

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Hi CF_CleverFox, your experience raises an interesting question. As you know, Google lets you create more than one "person" using a button on the main toolbar. How does Firefox know which person's stuff to import? Seemingly, it used the oldest/original one. If you look at your person list, does that check out?

Perhaps someone who knows more about how Chrome data is stored can figure out a way to point Firefox to the correct folder or mention which files/folders might be renamed/copied so that the oldest "person" has the stuff you want to import.

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