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Bookmaks makes multiple copies of same link

When I open the Bookmarks file I find that Firfox has made multiple links of the same bookmark. Evan after I delete the extra links Firefox just makes more of the same no… (read more)

When I open the Bookmarks file I find that Firfox has made multiple links of the same bookmark. Evan after I delete the extra links Firefox just makes more of the same nookmarks again. I looked in the forum but could not find an answer to my problem. The image attached shows some of the multiple bookmarks.

Asked by kampas 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Booklmark Folders accidentally feleted

I had 'Show All Bookmarks' on my screen and accidentally pressed delete, which deleted all of my Bookmark folders ( arranged alphabetically) after the ones beginning with… (read more)

I had 'Show All Bookmarks' on my screen and accidentally pressed delete, which deleted all of my Bookmark folders ( arranged alphabetically) after the ones beginning with the letter P. How do i restore the remaining folders to the active list??

Asked by ppacook 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Accidentally deleted bookmark folders

With the 'Show all Bookmarks' page open on my MAC desktop monitor screen i accidentally deleted all of my bookmark folders (listed alphabetically) following those beginni… (read more)

With the 'Show all Bookmarks' page open on my MAC desktop monitor screen i accidentally deleted all of my bookmark folders (listed alphabetically) following those beginning with the letter 'P'. I am in REAL trouble unless i can restore those deleted folders to the active list.

i tried following the suggestion that i open up my 'profile' in 'Library' and i found the deletedbookmarks file. But that file seems just to list deleted bookmarks by recent dates.. Whereas I need to restore the list of deleted bookmark FOLDERS to my active bookmark list and status.

I hope someone can help me. I'd be willing to provide a telephone number, though I guess that's generally inadvisable. Otherwise my e-mail address -- which you may already have -- is xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx

Thank you for any help.

Peter Cook

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Asked by ppacook 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I can not bookmark since the last damned ff update!!

Almost every time ff updates, which seems to be almost every two weeks, things I have carefully arranged in my menus, etc; get messed up and I have to spend days fixing … (read more)

Almost every time ff updates, which seems to be almost every two weeks, things I have carefully arranged in my menus, etc; get messed up and I have to spend days fixing things. I am an information researcher and now can not bookmark anything!!! The bookmark icon, the little star at the top of page, is still there, BUT IT NO LONGER HAS THE "BOOKMARK THIS PAGE" option. It has only the 'show bookmarks' option and some other stuff. So how do I bookmark pages???!!! Please stop with the useless constant poorly thought thru 'updates'.

Asked by shonatrill 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cleaning bookmarks

I keep going to library - click on bookmarks i want to remove then go to organize and delete.. then a few minutes later all bookmarks I removed show back up!! tyring to g… (read more)

I keep going to library - click on bookmarks i want to remove then go to organize and delete.. then a few minutes later all bookmarks I removed show back up!! tyring to get rid of duplicates and ones that aren't of interest any more.

SOOO Frustrated I have done this several times and they just keep coming back

Asked by Avifichman 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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locked out of a bookmarked account since an attempted hack some weeks ago

Since there was an attempted hack a few weeks ago that firefox interrupted I have been unable to access my electric utility account. I tried working through the company t… (read more)

Since there was an attempted hack a few weeks ago that firefox interrupted I have been unable to access my electric utility account. I tried working through the company trying to sign in to no avail even after changing id's and passwords numerous times. They told me they have done all they can at their end. I really would like to talk to someone who can help me. I'm 73 years old and do use my computer that often and am not really computer savvy. If you can help me, my phone number is [phone number]. I really hope to hear from somebody soon.

Asked by coolgrandma 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Will the import process for bookmarks import duplicates or will it filter out the copies?

I've used FF for years. I recently tried Chrome and imported to Chrome from FF all my FF bookmarks and data. While using Chrome I've added book marks and more. I want to … (read more)

I've used FF for years. I recently tried Chrome and imported to Chrome from FF all my FF bookmarks and data. While using Chrome I've added book marks and more. I want to import back to FF from Chrome bookmarks that were added into Chrome. Is FF's import tool smart enough to filter out from the import all the copies that already exist in FF? Or what is the best method for importing everything?

Asked by lolaiii 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use?

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this proble… (read more)

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this problem. I'm sure there are many thousands but it is almost impossible to comment or reply. It was a major puzzle for me to get this far. Firefox should to make a simple list of bookmarks available, when you have the Bookmarks symbol on the toolbar. It should be the default instead of hiding them in "other folders". If someone wants to make it more complex they easily can add folders. The default now is too complex and difficult to change. Every time I need to add the Firefox browser to a new operating system I need to do extensive research and fiddling just to simplify because I cannot remember the gymnastics I had to go through the last time.This time it made me so exasperated I nearly gave up went to Edge.

Asked by robby2499 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use?

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this proble… (read more)

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this problem. I'm sure there are many thousands but it is almost impossible to comment or reply. It was a major puzzle for me to get this far. Firefox should to make a simple list of bookmarks available, when you have the Bookmarks symbol on the toolbar. It should be the default instead of hiding them in "other folders". If someone wants to make it more complex they easily can add folders. The default now is too complex and difficult to change. Every time I need to add the Firefox browser to a new operating system I need to do extensive research and fiddling just to simplify because I cannot remember the gymnastics I had to go through the last time.This time it made me so exasperated I nearly gave up went to Edge.

Asked by robby2499 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bookmarks

When I add a new bookmark, it goes to the top of the Bookmarks menu, pushing down the sites that I want there because I visit them most frequently. How can I get new book… (read more)

When I add a new bookmark, it goes to the top of the Bookmarks menu, pushing down the sites that I want there because I visit them most frequently. How can I get new bookmarks to appear at the end of the Bookmarks menu? Thank you.

Asked by Will 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Bookmarks gone after update - tried everything!

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doe… (read more)

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doesn't work either; I get an error message "unable to process the backup file - but it does at least see the last relevant version from 10.6.2020.

To compound the problem, whist working my way through several solutions offered on these forums, I hit the Refresh Firefox button, which created an Old Firefox Data folder on my desktop - but seems to only contains the new stuff after today's upgrade) AND I also reset my Firefox password and got the message that Personal Data will be lost so that has added to the problem. Basically a massive mess!

Can I revert to the older Version of Firefox or using an old computer backup or is there another way to fix this?? It's nearly 3000 bookmarks going way back to 2014 - I'd be gutted to lose it all.

I appreciate any help - thanks in advance! Nicole

Asked by nicole.heinzel 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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corrupted/broken bookmarks

I need help. I have a number of old bookmark files saved and I am not able to get the saved files to load. I try to load these and they come up as text. no active or clic… (read more)

I need help. I have a number of old bookmark files saved and I am not able to get the saved files to load. I try to load these and they come up as text. no active or clickable links. I really need to get this issue fixed as I am trying to locate certain things and don't recall where I originally located them online. Can someone maybe call me and see if they can help me. I will explain in further detail then. Thank you so much.

Asked by ted.lease 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Bookmarks Missing After Laptop Sent in for Repair

Hi all, I have had an account signed in to Firefox browser that held tens and tens of bookmarks. I had all my bookmarks linked to my profile before I sent it in for repai… (read more)

Hi all,

I have had an account signed in to Firefox browser that held tens and tens of bookmarks. I had all my bookmarks linked to my profile before I sent it in for repair.

I received my laptop a couple of days ago and I can see the web history going back to when I purchased the laptop, but there are no bookmarks (save a single one) from before I sent in my laptop for repair.

I looked at the about:profiles but one is a default profile with no history and one is default-release with my web history (and one bookmark). Neither have my the entirety of my bookmarks.

Please let me know if there's anything I can do to recover my BMs.

Thanks.

Asked by kadrii 1 year ago

Last reply by Scribe 1 year ago

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Restore lost bookmarks?

Because FireFox has been running so slowly, a few minutes ago I chose to Refresh FireFox. The web page said bookmarks and other things would be preserved, but after the … (read more)

Because FireFox has been running so slowly, a few minutes ago I chose to Refresh FireFox. The web page said bookmarks and other things would be preserved, but after the refresh FireFox has no bookmarks. I have tried the Restore option under Import and Backups on the Library panel and chose the most recent listing (dated today), but FireFox says "Unable to process the backup file". It also can't process any other, earlier, entry listed.

Is there anything I can do to try to get my bookmarks back, or has FireFox totally hosed me?

Thanks,

Tom Halgren xxxxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx

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Asked by tahalgren 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Restoring bookmarks

Hi, I have many important work-related bookmarks associated with Mozilla. When last update came on 20th October 2020, Mozilla crashed all of sudden and not at all opening… (read more)

Hi,

I have many important work-related bookmarks associated with Mozilla. When last update came on 20th October 2020, Mozilla crashed all of sudden and not at all opening, so again downgraded to version 8.01. After I lost all my bookmarks data which I need them desperately. I tried unistalling and re-installed & tried to fetch my old data but no fruitful result yet. Kindly help me to get back my data.

Regards, Devaraj

Asked by devaraj.hk016 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago