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JSON file missing


My mac crashed and after reinstalling a fresh OSX & applications, I went to reinstall my last computer backup (I clone my laptop on a monthly basis) and there was no *.JSON file at all in any of my libraries.

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I looked at all my files on my backup drive and there were no JSON files anywhere.
I went to the \library\caches\firefox\profiles backup. In there was an ID 'zodazxxt.default' and under that were a few folders - cache, mozilla-media-cache, startupCache and 2 files urlclassifer files. There were no JSON files within these folders.
I'm running the Mac Lion OSX and Firefox 3.5.7
Can anyone help?

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Are you trying to restore the bookmarks?

Do you still have the Time Machine backups?

In Mac OS X v10.7, the $HOME/Library folder is a hidden folder.

Open Finder and use one of these:

  • Go > Go To Folder (Shift-Command-G) and in the dialog type: ~/Library
  • Open the "Go" menu and hold down the Option key to make the Library appear

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Found them - thank you. Lydija.

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