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Could not Copy and Paste a Bookmark

I could not Copy and Paste a Bookmark until after closing and restarting Firefox 122.0.1. I have had a similar problem before and wanted to report this. I included a scr… (read more)

I could not Copy and Paste a Bookmark until after closing and restarting Firefox 122.0.1. I have had a similar problem before and wanted to report this.

I included a screen shot after closing and restarting Firefox and I was able to perform the copy and paste the Bookmark. I was trying to copy the Bookmark titled FDA approves Xolair to treat . . . to the Allergies folder but could not, again until after closing and restarting Firefox.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

New mac. Trying to delete old bookmarks that will no delete

Got a new MAC Trying to delete old bookmarks but no go. The old bookmarks used to be in "Other bookmarks" but now they only show up in "All bookmarks" and the Star will n… (read more)

Got a new MAC Trying to delete old bookmarks but no go. The old bookmarks used to be in "Other bookmarks" but now they only show up in "All bookmarks" and the Star will not let me activate the Delete Bookmark button

Asked by bmjrose 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Bookmark dropdown spacing . . . . . again :(

I know this is an ongoing issue but it seems like nobody has mentioned it in a while so I figured I would stir it up again. I am fed up with the bookmark double spacing … (read more)

I know this is an ongoing issue but it seems like nobody has mentioned it in a while so I figured I would stir it up again. I am fed up with the bookmark double spacing and having to scroll down all of the time.

If nothing else I would think that the Firefox team owes all of its loyal users an explanation as to why they don't seem to want to fix this probem.

Thanks my rant for this year :)

Asked by enginerepairshop 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

"The file doesn’t include any bookmark data. Pick another file"

I get errors when importing my bookmarks from one laptop to another. I've tried importing HTML file and restoring from JSON file multiple times with multiple files. The … (read more)

I get errors when importing my bookmarks from one laptop to another. I've tried importing HTML file and restoring from JSON file multiple times with multiple files. The bookmarks are not saved in any folder including the "imported bookmarks" folder. This is frustrating... Could you please help with this simple task?

Asked by ramirezd101 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

so many functions don't work anymore...

Hi, 1. impossible to open bookmarks. nothing happens 2. all the shortcuts on my home page have disappeared while they are still chosen in preferences and it is not poss… (read more)

Hi,

1. impossible to open bookmarks. nothing happens

2. all the shortcuts on my home page have disappeared while they are still chosen in preferences and it is not possible to add new ones. Again nothing happens when trying.

I am mainly concern about the possible loss of the links of the bookmarks. I already experienced a total loss of the history and I fear to go through something like that again.

Please solve this problem or help me if I can do it myself. I did a restart and a refresh but no change. Thank you

Asked by florence.boitouzet 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Regarding firefox account issues.

Sir, An account was opened in Firefox with this Gmail account: pmkamirul@gmail.com In which the user and password of different accounts were saved. Today 28.01.24 due to… (read more)

Sir,

An account was opened in Firefox with this Gmail account: pmkamirul@gmail.com In which the user and password of different accounts were saved. Today 28.01.24 due to Windows problem on my laptop, I set up new windows again and installed Mozilla Firefox and tried to open the Mozilla account but it took about 15 minutes because I did not give the correct password. Later I reset the password and opened the Firefox account with the new password 01714303182 but even when the Firefox account was opened, nothing saved previously came back. Please help me to recover my previously saved data.

I will be grateful to you. Md. Amirul Islam 01714303182

Asked by pmkamirul 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

I am missing MANY bookmarks I had in Firefox after that last update!!!

Something changed very recently, probably that new update. There are passwords and all manner of info I can't find.... I am missing MANY bookmarks I had in Firefox. Wher… (read more)

Something changed very recently, probably that new update. There are passwords and all manner of info I can't find....

I am missing MANY bookmarks I had in Firefox. Where did they go?

Can I somehow restore the previous version if necessary to recover them?

Thanks, Mike

Asked by Mike Amacher 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

No history or bookmarks

Firefox has stopped saving history and I am unable to save any bookmarks. This seems to have happened recently for no reason I can understand. I haven't made any change… (read more)

Firefox has stopped saving history and I am unable to save any bookmarks. This seems to have happened recently for no reason I can understand. I haven't made any changes. I use a VPN but was doing so before this happened. I have checked all the settings and also deleted the places.sqlite file. When I click <bookmark current tab> nothing happens and history shows as empty.

Asked by sambain 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Restore bookmarks after Windows reinstallation and Firefox installation

Hallo. I restarted my PC (reinstalled Windows) and then downloaded Firefox. Previously I had important bookmarks, but I didn't save them anywhere (stupidly). Can I resto… (read more)

Hallo.

I restarted my PC (reinstalled Windows) and then downloaded Firefox. Previously I had important bookmarks, but I didn't save them anywhere (stupidly). Can I restore these somehow? Does anyone know that? I am grateful for every tip!!!

Asked by Lisa B. 5 months ago

Last reply by Hemnath R 5 months ago

Signed back in to the browser and all my bookmarks, passwords, etc. are gone

I had to sign out of the browser and when i signed back in (like i have many times before) all my bookmarks and passwords were gone. not sure how to contact Firefox IT bu… (read more)

I had to sign out of the browser and when i signed back in (like i have many times before) all my bookmarks and passwords were gone. not sure how to contact Firefox IT but can someone please help me with this?

Thanks

Asked by Luna 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Deleted bookmarks data recovery

At some point in the winter of '21 I created a folder of bookmarks that was saved in the 'bookmarks menu'. At a later date, hard to say when but probably '22 or early '23… (read more)

At some point in the winter of '21 I created a folder of bookmarks that was saved in the 'bookmarks menu'. At a later date, hard to say when but probably '22 or early '23 I deleted these bookmarks. I now desperately need to recover them.

The oldest auto-backup from 'Manage Bookmarks' -> 'Import and Backup' -> Restore is dated mid '23 and does not contain the deleted bookmarks.

Is there any hope of recovering them? For example via the Recycle Bin or by using a data recovery tool? Or will they have been overwritten?

Asked by lalam21870 5 months ago

Last reply by ferusferri 5 months ago

syncing new computer to old computer

synced a new computer, old one has an underscored star w/bookmarks, new computer did not bring that over, it brought over other bookmarks. can something be done to bring … (read more)

synced a new computer, old one has an underscored star w/bookmarks, new computer did not bring that over, it brought over other bookmarks. can something be done to bring that over?

Asked by Derron Rolf 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

HOME PAGE

MY BANKING IS HANDLED THROUGH A CERTAIN CREDIT UNION. THE CREDIT UNION HAS SECURITY FEATURE THAT YOU ARE COMPROMISING BY RECORDING A SPECIFIC PAGE AS A BOOKMARK "post l… (read more)

MY BANKING IS HANDLED THROUGH A CERTAIN CREDIT UNION. THE CREDIT UNION HAS SECURITY FEATURE THAT YOU ARE COMPROMISING BY RECORDING A SPECIFIC PAGE AS A BOOKMARK "post login script page's should never be eligible for automatic bookmarking to a home page." This should never be done as that page becomes a shortcut to my bank account! THIS CREATES A SECURITY ISSUE for me as I could be locked out of my bank account. Some sensitivity and a bit of common sense is called for here!

Additionally; I have an Amazon Account and want my bookmark FOR AMAZON to remain at The Sign-in page. However, you opt to delete my bookmark for an advertising bookmark that does not take me to an Amazon Login. This creates an inconvenience and a problem.

One more item: I do not use any on-line tax preparer. NEVER! I do not use Turbo-Tax, H&R Block, or any other tax preparation service. MY BOOKMARKS GET DELETED SO YOU CAN PLACE AN ADVERT ON MY HOME PAGE THAT IS NOT JUST UNWELCOME BUT A SERIOUS INCONVENIENCE.

Asked by B.H.H. 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Trouble with managing bookmarks

Hey hi, Problem that's been going on for MONTHS now - when I use the bookmark manager to sort out my bookmarks, it will often 'drop' them a few lines above or below wher… (read more)

Hey hi,

Problem that's been going on for MONTHS now - when I use the bookmark manager to sort out my bookmarks, it will often 'drop' them a few lines above or below where I wanted to place them. Trying to move the misplaced bookmarks just means chasing them around the page with them NOT going where I want them, and often moving other bookmarks OUT of place. The only workaround I've found is to kill the manager and reopen it - but this often has to be done SEVERAL times to fix the problem, and it can happen again minutes later on another bookmark. Given I had to give up on the drop down bookmark toolbar because it reverts to the top of the list EVERY TIME I try to use it, I have been using the manager to access everything. The fact that it also doesn't work correctly is making me INCREDIBLY frustrated with your product. Do you have a fix, or should I ditch Firefox and find a better browser?

Asked by jollyrayda 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago