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My bookmarks have disappeared after I upgraded to Firefox 17. How can I restore them from the previous version that was installed on my computer?


I upgraded my Firefox from version 14 to 17. and found to my dismay that all my bookmarks had disappeared. Is there any way of restoring them?

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Gingerbread Man
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See the following article.

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Thank you, Gingerbread_man! :)