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How do I restore bookmarks from an Acronis backup to a new disk?
I am building a new computer and having trouble with Firefox. I am using a SSD C:\ drive and trying to put my programs on D:\ in order to save space on the SSD drive.
I made a backup using Acronis True Image Home of my entire C:\ drive.
I can't seem to get the bookmarks to restore from the backup. I have put it in the same folder but Firefox won't recognize it. I've tried renaming it to the same name as the folder created by Firefox and renaming the default but that doesn't work.
I had Firefox create a brand new profile and when I look in he folder I see a folder named startupCache and a couple of others.
In my old bookmarks folder I see six Cache files and a urlclassifier3.sqlite.
How can I get the old bookmarks into my new Firefox profile?
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You're looking at the wrong "Profiles" folder, there are two. One in \App Data\ and the one you found in \Local Settings\App Data\.
Yes, if I right click on a profile in the profile manager when I start Firefox it shows me the path to the profile. It is in the AppData\Roaming section.
For the sake of brevity I haven't typed in the full path name, just enough to let you know where I am putting them, I hope.
I put it there. No good.
I just looked at the profile I restored to the AppData\Local section ( it seems Firefox puts a copy there too ) and merged the one that showed the Cache folders which came from my backup disk with the profile of the same name in the Roaming section.
Still no go. No bookmarks showing up. If I click on the profile folder it shows the Cache files etc. are all there but it doesn't do anything.
This has gotten very aggravating. All files seem to be where they should be but it doesn't work.