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Can't modify or save new bookmarks, how do I fix this?

I've tried the troubleshooter, I've uninstalled & reinstalled, and verify integrity have all failed. Saving a new bookmark is grayed out. Not really sure what to do a… (read more)

I've tried the troubleshooter, I've uninstalled & reinstalled, and verify integrity have all failed. Saving a new bookmark is grayed out. Not really sure what to do at this point.

Asked by Flower 1 year ago

Answered by Flower 1 year ago

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bookmarks don't work now...

I recently updated my bookmarks b/c after the latest update, most of mine disappeared. I set everything back up and it worked for a day. Then, I left my browser up for tw… (read more)

I recently updated my bookmarks b/c after the latest update, most of mine disappeared. I set everything back up and it worked for a day. Then, I left my browser up for two days without closing out and when I came back to my PC, the links don't work. The favicons are now not showing either anymore. I've looked online but didn't see any instructions I felt confident to follow in order to fix. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks, Alex

Asked by Capn Chaos 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Add on and Bookmark toolbar disappearing at restart

Hello! I have two different problems. Bookmark toolbar disappears at every firefox restart, nevertheless I set it to 'Always show'. The second problem is that my add-on… (read more)

Hello!

I have two different problems.

Bookmark toolbar disappears at every firefox restart, nevertheless I set it to 'Always show'.

The second problem is that my add-ons icons disappears at every firefox restart, leaving a blank space that I can click and that shows a small rectangle with no function. I have to go inside the add-ons settings de-activating and activating the add on to show it properly again.

Any thoughts?

Asked by gaunglet 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Bookmarks gone after upgrading my MacBook to BigSur

Hello! After various problems with my MacBook I had to delete everything from my hard drive. After installing BigSur 11.2.3 and restoring things from my TimeMachine backu… (read more)

Hello! After various problems with my MacBook I had to delete everything from my hard drive. After installing BigSur 11.2.3 and restoring things from my TimeMachine backup all my Firefox bookmarks got lost. I understood how I can restore them but I don't know what file to look for in the TimeMachine backup that should contain my bookmarks... I would also like to restore my passwords if possible. Anyone can help?

Asked by veronika.md 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Comment récuperer les tabs synchronisés ?

Bonjour, J'ai dû reinstaller Ubuntu sur ma machine et j'ai dû faire un reset du password de mon compte Firefox. Ainsi, je n'ai plus mes Bookmarks !!!! Est-ce qu'il y a un… (read more)

Bonjour, J'ai dû reinstaller Ubuntu sur ma machine et j'ai dû faire un reset du password de mon compte Firefox. Ainsi, je n'ai plus mes Bookmarks !!!! Est-ce qu'il y a une façon de les récupérer ? Merci

Asked by andrea.chevassu 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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My Bookmarks Multiply in the Hundreds and Can't Be Deleted

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1329921] I have followed all the instructions re how to delete bookmarks. Nothing works. Each time I try to mark all… (read more)

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I have followed all the instructions re how to delete bookmarks. Nothing works. Each time I try to mark all and delete - they multiply - by doubles or triples -- and then the whole Mozilla crashes. This happened to me with Chrome, and by now I have over 50,000 chrome bookmarks. I have uninstalled chrome, installed Mozilla and it is the only online platform on my laptop now. For some odd reason, several sets of my Chrome bookmarks showed up on the Mozilla. I made sure that nothing is syncing. I still can't delete all the bookmarks. Only one by one. And if I delete one, it adds itself at the bottom of the list. I'm in deep despair. It's probably a malware that my Norton does not detect.

Asked by smadar.lavie18 3 weeks ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 weeks ago

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Firefox bookmark.html damaged

Hi guys i'm new in the forum so i have no idea if anybody else allready had my problem,i've tried to fix it myself but i cant seem to get it done. Yesterday i had a probl… (read more)

Hi guys i'm new in the forum so i have no idea if anybody else allready had my problem,i've tried to fix it myself but i cant seem to get it done. Yesterday i had a problem with my OS linux,and i had to reinstall the system,while i was pretty sure i had all bookmarks saved in an external HD i went straight to a quick format and reinstall of the OS,after installed all the due system update.

The Problem:

While i was importing the bookmarks.html i stored in external HD i noticed that nothing was being added in the bookmarks of Firefox,so i tried few times just in case i was doing something wrong but still nothing was being added in the bookmarks,so i tried to import the bookmarks on Tor Browser and the same thing happened nothing was imported. So it came to my mind that the .html file could've been damaged. Now i tried many ways to open the file either in command line or text editor i even tried using libreoffice,in the case of text editor,command line such gedit,pico,nano it loaded the file but it was heavily encrypted,in the case of libreoffice shortly after i tried to open the file popped up a message telling me that the file was corrupted and libreoffice couldn't read it and stopped.

I need a solution to either fix the .html file or decrypt it so i can recover the web addresses inside and it would be very bad for me since my bookmarks.html is 3.3Mb large with ALOT of bookmarks inside.

Can anybody tell me how to?

Thank you in advance for any help or suggestion that may help me to retrieve my bookmarks. Ludo.

P.S. OS Linux BackBox 7 up to date along with it latest version of Firefox that update server provides me.

Asked by zmikymiky1976 3 weeks ago

Answered by zmikymiky1976 2 weeks ago

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bookmarks and history system will not function error

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1330399] I have received the message about the bookmarks and history system will not function error. I have followed… (read more)

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I have received the message about the bookmarks and history system will not function error. I have followed the troubleshooitng suggestions but no use as the bookmarks and history are all blank. I have found a firefox data folder saved in my documents that contains a back up of my bookmarks and history but these are greyed out so I can't back up from these. Can anyone assist?

Asked by davidwwclarke 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

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Bookmarks not working

I've refreshed Firefox following which having imported all tabs all bookmarks had disappeared. I could remedy that but adding a bookmark does not work. Suggestions please… (read more)

I've refreshed Firefox following which having imported all tabs all bookmarks had disappeared. I could remedy that but adding a bookmark does not work. Suggestions please.

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Asked by ed_day1 3 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

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Remove folders from the bookmark menu

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1330352] I want to remove folders from the bookmark menu and keep them in the bookmark toolbar. I need the space in… (read more)

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I want to remove folders from the bookmark menu and keep them in the bookmark toolbar. I need the space in the menu for websites not folders. Thank you

Asked by pwromeo242 3 weeks ago

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When I sync data in firefox it loads loads of duplicated & outdated Bookmarks and Passwords

What I would like to do is edit my bookmarks and passwords on my current device then be able to delete the Firefox online storage and sync the current live Firefox to a n… (read more)

What I would like to do is edit my bookmarks and passwords on my current device then be able to delete the Firefox online storage and sync the current live Firefox to a new online Firefox storage.

Asked by mike.hitchcock 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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BOOKMARKS AND HISTORY WILL NOT BE FUNCTIONAL

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1330399] Possible causes are that security software if blocking access to places.sqlite in the Firefox profile folde… (read more)

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Possible causes are that security software if blocking access to places.sqlite in the Firefox profile folder.

Did you try to close and restart Firefox or reboot the computer ?

Thank you for your prompt reply.

I do not have any security software that would suddenly block access and it was working fine until yesterday morning.

I have closed and restarted Firefox several times and followed your advice. I have also rebooted my computer.

Asked by davidwwclarke 3 weeks ago

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Going to a specific folder in the Bookmarks Menu

Earlier, when I you wanted to go to a specific folder in the Bookmarks in the Sidebar, you just typed the first letter of the folder. Now, when you do the same, Firefox w… (read more)

Earlier, when I you wanted to go to a specific folder in the Bookmarks in the Sidebar, you just typed the first letter of the folder. Now, when you do the same, Firefox will type the letter to the search box! Can this be changed?

Asked by Aleksi Scott 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago