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Bookmarks do not "take" when I try to bookmark a page. I've gone through the articles supplied (going to Safe Mode, etc.), but the problem does not get resolved. Help!

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Bookmarks do not "take" when I try to bookmark a page. I've gone through the articles supplied (going to Safe Mode, Reset Tool bars and controls, , Make Changes & Restart, etc.), but the problem does not get resolved. Help!

Your educated guess should, I think, reflect that I just upgraded to Firefox 10. something.

Bookmarks do not "take" when I try to bookmark a page. I've gone through the articles supplied (going to Safe Mode, Reset Tool bars and controls, , Make Changes & Restart, etc.), but the problem does not get resolved. Help! Your educated guess should, I think, reflect that I just upgraded to Firefox 10. something.

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What I see when I get into "Help > Troubleshooting Information" is pure gibberish to me. I'm a Firefox user, not a $@# techie, and I wish the techies who create these things would learn how to communicate to people like me.

cor-el
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A possible cause is a problem with the file places.sqlite that stores the bookmarks and the history.

You can also try to repair the places database with this extension:

A possible cause is a problem with the file places.sqlite that stores the bookmarks and the history. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Bookmarks_history_and_toolbar_buttons_not_working_-_Firefox *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Bookmarks+not+saved#w_fix-the-bookmarks-file You can also try to repair the places database with this extension: *https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/places-maintenance/