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question – Firefox – bookmarks roll away (LOL)

Hi I wonder whether you could help me The OS is Windows 10 By the way, I’ve scanned over and over again, with different software, the computer for any malware, virus, etc… (read more)

Hi

I wonder whether you could help me

The OS is Windows 10

By the way, I’ve scanned over and over again, with different software, the computer for any malware, virus, etc, and it’s all clean.

I’ve used Firefox and bookmarks for years.

Lately, when I try to place (sometimes even when I’ve already placed it) the cursor on a bookmark (any bookmark) all the bookmarks (including the selected, “highlighted”, bookmark) roll away, upwards or downwards.

As for the selected bookmark, it disappears from view, even though, when I find it, I can see that the bookmark itself remains selected.

Weird.

What am I doing wrong??

In advance, thanks for your kind help

Christian

Asked by vvld-ml-2020 27 minutes ago

  • Solved

Bookmark backup not loading

This morning after no noticeable change to my computer, the bookmarks are missing from Firefox. I thought it might be after last update, but that was a week ago (I think… (read more)

This morning after no noticeable change to my computer, the bookmarks are missing from Firefox. I thought it might be after last update, but that was a week ago (I think) and I didn't have this issue until after the weekend (computer on but not used, system did not restart). The bookmark backups are listed but i get the following error when trying to load them:

"Unable to process the backup file."

I have found the file location, but even trying to do it manually gives the same error.

Is this a bug from the new update?

Asked by pgtjr 1 hour ago

Answered by pgtjr 1 hour ago

Firefox 105.01 update

I think the latest update, Firefox 105.01, screwed up my bookmarks. The Star on the address bar is blue for any site. Clicking on it does nothing. Will not edit, three ba… (read more)

I think the latest update, Firefox 105.01, screwed up my bookmarks. The Star on the address bar is blue for any site. Clicking on it does nothing. Will not edit, three bar menu will not edit, Control D will not edit.

There is now a bar underneath the address bar for a toolbar which was not there previously. I have never used or needed the bookmarks toolbar.

The Release notes for 105.01 (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/105.0.1/releasenotes/?utm_source=firefox-browser&utm_medium=firefox-desktop&utm_campaign=about-dialog) appears as a bookmark in an unrelated folder. It will not delete.

I did look at the release notes right after the update. I closed that tab and did not bookmark it.

Cannot add new bookmarks.

I just discovered on the three bar menu under the Bookmarks menu that 105 shows as the last recent bookmark. Prior recent bookmarks will open up the "edit this bookmark." Only the save button is highlighted & clicking on that does nothing & the menu disappears.

Please fix. Thank you

Bookmark Manager in Firefox Nightly 107.0a1 (2022-10-02) (64-bit) can't be maximized in Windows 7.

Bookmark Manager in Firefox Nightly 107.0a1 (2022-10-02) (64-bit) can't be maximized in Windows 7. When the bookmark manager is opened and I attempt to maximize it, only… (read more)

Bookmark Manager in Firefox Nightly 107.0a1 (2022-10-02) (64-bit) can't be maximized in Windows 7. When the bookmark manager is opened and I attempt to maximize it, only the upper left corner of the page is displayed. This is the same portion that is displayed prior to attempting to maximize the window, but the rest of the maximized window is grayed-out.

Restarting in safe mode does not solve the issue. It used to work correctly until a few days ago. Currently, the only way to resolve this issue is to restore to the last save point in Windows 7. This seems to be a bug introduced with one of the latest patches.

Asked by DekuDekuplex 6 hours ago

Last reply by James 6 hours ago

I synced my Google bookmarks onto my firefox browser and lost all my firefox bookmarks, can I get them back

I stupidly exported my Google browser bookmarks to Firefox when setting up on a new device and lost all my firefox bookmarks from all my other devices as a result. I am u… (read more)

I stupidly exported my Google browser bookmarks to Firefox when setting up on a new device and lost all my firefox bookmarks from all my other devices as a result. I am utterly horrified and freaking out - it's years of bookmarked articles that I'd even organised into folders! Is there any way to get them back?

Asked by Andorean84 10 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 hours ago

Suggestion to developer in "Manage bookmarks" apply "Search Bookmarks" to folders

Hello, I use Firefox since 14 years and I have a lot of bookmarks and folders, so can you do something to filter the folders in the "Manage bookmarks/Library"? My idea is… (read more)

Hello,

I use Firefox since 14 years and I have a lot of bookmarks and folders, so can you do something to filter the folders in the "Manage bookmarks/Library"? My idea is to apply the word that I enter in the "Search Bookmarks" to all folders, can you add this option?

Example if I have a folder with the name "Hello The World", I would like this folder appear in my research if I enter the word "Hello" in the "Search Bookmarks" (Of course I also want to see the bookmark as currently, but I also want to see the corresponding folder(s)).

Asked by RSMAN 11 hours ago

Lost all my Firefox Bookmarks, cannot add new Bookmarks, and my History is gone

MacBook Air crashed and i lost all my Firefox Bookmarks, I cannot add new Bookmarks, and my History is gone - how can i restore these functions / data so everything is re… (read more)

MacBook Air crashed and i lost all my Firefox Bookmarks, I cannot add new Bookmarks, and my History is gone - how can i restore these functions / data so everything is restored and Firefox works again?

Please help - thank you!

Asked by irev49 13 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

logging onto bookmarks

I have to login every time I click on a bookmark. I reached out to the NYT help desk; the tech said I should use Chrome. I'm a dedicated Mozilla user; I contribute when a… (read more)

I have to login every time I click on a bookmark. I reached out to the NYT help desk; the tech said I should use Chrome. I'm a dedicated Mozilla user; I contribute when asked, so the NYT kind of offended me. I did clear my cache, to no avail. Still have to log in every time. Can you pls help?

Asked by jols323 17 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 15 hours ago

Android Bookmarks db I got from old tablet with damaged wifi antenna

I used this tablet for many years and got lots of bookmarks on my browser, but recently its antenna stopped working. I did some research and found out you can export the … (read more)

I used this tablet for many years and got lots of bookmarks on my browser, but recently its antenna stopped working. I did some research and found out you can export the bookmarks from firefox even if you cant connect to the internet to use the sync functionality. I rooted the phone, copied the browser.db file from firefox and exported the bookmarks table with SQLite Browser. I read on some verry old (6-8 Years ago) threads on this forum that they imported the bookmarks.csv they got from the db in excel, then modified it in some sense and then exported it to a html file to import that in firefox. I did everything to where i have the whole table in excel, only need to know what i need to modify in it.

Original Posts:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1065613; https://support.mozilla.org/gl/questions/1006480

Asked by An0nPrt23 19 hours ago

Last reply by An0nPrt23 19 hours ago

Firefox105 install

Version 105 did not install and get my accounts and passwords from the previous version? This is not a good update! And your help does not HELP! Why did the Ubuntu updat… (read more)

Version 105 did not install and get my accounts and passwords from the previous version? This is not a good update! And your help does not HELP!

Why did the Ubuntu update delete all of Firefox (I will also ask on Ubuntu forum)?

Asked by fskorupski 1 day ago

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After a BSOD crash on Win 10, Firefox was reset...and I cannot find my previous bookmarks.

Hi all; once again and seemingly too often, a Win 10 BSOD and Firefox was reset and where are my bookmarks ? Normally I had them on the LHS of the page but this is gettin… (read more)

Hi all; once again and seemingly too often, a Win 10 BSOD and Firefox was reset and where are my bookmarks ? Normally I had them on the LHS of the page but this is getting too much as I cannot find them anymore. Can someone give me a nudge to where I can find them ? rJ

Asked by richwalters 1 day ago

Answered by richwalters 1 day ago

Restoring Bookmarks after Update

Hello, this morning I logged onto my laptop and found no stored bookmarks or information in my default browser (firefox) I never created an account before. Please advise … (read more)

Hello, this morning I logged onto my laptop and found no stored bookmarks or information in my default browser (firefox) I never created an account before. Please advise if my previous bookmarks are able to be restored?

Asked by alexisperezg98 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

Bookmarks Sync

For the past 1year I used firefox in Windows, yesterday I installed linux and login in mozilla but the bookmarks I booked in windows desktops are not shown. I had saved a… (read more)

For the past 1year I used firefox in Windows, yesterday I installed linux and login in mozilla but the bookmarks I booked in windows desktops are not shown. I had saved a lot of important websites and save lot of website passwords. None of them are not showing in ubuntu desktop.

Asked by fawwashnoor 2 days ago

Last reply by Paul 2 days ago

Restore bookmarks unsort (Unwanted sort)

I have tried to import saved bookmark (Firefox json and html save). It restores the file but automatically unsorts the booksmarks from folder and all file the links go to… (read more)

I have tried to import saved bookmark (Firefox json and html save). It restores the file but automatically unsorts the booksmarks from folder and all file the links go to my bookmark toolbar. I want to restore the way I organized them originally.

Asked by spumae 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Bookmark Toolbar

Windows auto-updated and my bookmark toolbar disappeared I still see all of my bookmarks in the "Bookmarks" list, but none of them appear across the top of my screen, whe… (read more)

Windows auto-updated and my bookmark toolbar disappeared

I still see all of my bookmarks in the "Bookmarks" list, but none of them appear across the top of my screen, where they usually are and I can't put them back.

Asked by TFMD2 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago