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My bookmarks disappeared

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I turned on my computer today (10/18) and initially, my bookmarks were there. In one folder there were multiple bookmarks of the same link, so I proceeded to delete them. Unfortunately, it did not seem to work, the links remained no matter how many different copies I selected delete to try to remove. Later I shut down my computer and turned back on about 2 hours later. When I did all of my bookmarks were gone.

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I have tried to import favorites from IE and nothing happened despite it saying that the import was successful. I have gone through each of the steps for disappearing bookmarks listed in one of the articles on here and nothing changed.

TonyE
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See Recover lost or missing Bookmarks for details of how to recover them.

There may be a problem with the file that stores bookmarks, in which case this link will help re-create the file and import the bookmarks from a backup - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Locked_or_damaged_places.sqlite