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the bookmark and tools tabs have disappeared


my bookmark tab has disappeared and there is no tools tab either

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== i upgraded

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there is no tools

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Hello keith belson,

please follow these steps to make the Menu bar re-appear:

  • Press the Alt key to make the menu bar appear temporarily.
  • Now select View > Toolbars from the bar and check Menu bar again.

Kind regards, Tobbi Firefox Support Volunteer

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