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computer crashed but now restored. how do i get my old bookmarks back

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running windows 7 with the new firefox

computer was restored to windows 7 after it stopped working. still has the same drive and i still have all of my old files in the "windows.old" folder.

how do i restore my bookmarks that i had from before the crash?

running windows 7 with the new firefox computer was restored to windows 7 after it stopped working. still has the same drive and i still have all of my old files in the "windows.old" folder. how do i restore my bookmarks that i had from before the crash?

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jscher2000
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Your bookmarks (and history) are in a database file named places.sqlite in your old Firefox profile folder. If you restore that folder to the expected location, you should pick up where you left off (which is good if Firefox was working well at the time).

This article should help: Recovering important data from an old profile.

Your bookmarks (and history) are in a database file named places.sqlite in your old Firefox profile folder. If you restore that folder to the expected location, you should pick up where you left off (which is good if Firefox was working well at the time). This article should help: [https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile Recovering important data from an old profile].

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thank you for that i tried to replace just places.sqlite but it did not work. when i replaced everything in the folder it worked though.

either way, it worked!!! thank you

thank you for that i tried to replace just places.sqlite but it did not work. when i replaced everything in the folder it worked though. either way, it worked!!! thank you