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import bookmarks to new profile

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My firefox couldnt open anymore so i had to create a new profile... now i want to import my bookmarks from my old profile BUT i can't access this profile.... firefox refuse to open if i launch this profile.... how do i get my bookmarks from my old profile ??

can i also recuperate my saved login informations? (automatically fill out password case on websites where i chosen to "remember password")

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Every time Firefox opened


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Opera/9.62 (Windows NT 5.1; U; fr-CA) Presto/2.1.1

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i tryed to import my bookmarks from this file:

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrateur\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\x2gp6svi.default\bookmarkbackups\bookmarks.html

but it didnt work...

how can i import the bookmarks from my bookmarks folder ?? it says in the wiki it is impossible under firefox3

so what can i do...

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The bookmarks.html file isn't active in Firefox 3+ versions, unless you changed a hidden preference. You need to restore one of the backups in the \bookmarkbackups\ folder in the old Profile, one of the JSON files in that folder.

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and how do i restore a json file ?

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