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Unable to import a previous Firefox bookmarks.html. How do I resolve this?

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I have recently setup my new laptop. I have a bookmarks.html backup from my previous laptop. I go through the process of importing bookmarks.html on my new laptop after installing Firefox. After I select the file to import nothing happens.

I have recently setup my new laptop. I have a bookmarks.html backup from my previous laptop. I go through the process of importing bookmarks.html on my new laptop after installing Firefox. After I select the file to import nothing happens.

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Installed Plug-ins

  • -Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.3"
  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • 6.0.12.1662
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Default Plug-in
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • 3.0.50106.0
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_15 for Mozilla browsers
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

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Java Quick Starter 1.0
Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant 1.1

cor-el
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Do you see the bookmarks if you open that HTML backup in a browser tab (File > Open File) ?

Do you see the bookmarks if you open that HTML backup in a browser tab (File > Open File) ?