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History is gone. History not displayed in the sidebar

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My history is gone. The sidebar (Ctrl+H) is entirely blank. The only thing there is the search bar and even that doesn't work. I didn't delete it or anything. I was going to a website and my history vanished before my very eyes. Everything is even gone in show all history (Ctrl+Shift+H). I restarted Firefox in safe mode and tried to find a problem that way. The sidebar was still blank. My bookmarks are fine. The history is completely gone. How can I get my history back?

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cor-el
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Problems with bookmarks and history not working properly can be caused by a corrupted places.sqlite database file.

You can check for problems with the places.sqlite database file in the Firefox Profile Folder.

Please Update to the latest Firefox 16.0.x version.

The Firefox Firefox/3.6.16 version that you currently run is no longer supported with security updates

  • Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.16) Gecko/20110319 Firefox/3.6.16

Modified by cor-el