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I am having problems managing a large number of bookmarks

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My bookmark list is very large due to multiple imports from other browsers, syncing and not managing. There are currently well over 1200 bookmarks in my toolbar. I am trying to delete the majority of them. I have tried to backup and export before I do this, and have been unable. Firefox won't create any files. I have tried all other suggestions on the forum, stopping sync, Verifying the Integrity, renaming the places.sqlite file, and also refreshing and re-installing Firefox. Nothing works. I also find that Firefox is consistently using over 50% of CPU resources. So the program feels very sluggish. I will post the Verify integrity log below.

> Task: checkIntegrity + The places.sqlite database is sane + The favicons.sqlite database is sane > Task: invalidateCaches + The caches have been invalidated > Task: checkCoherence + The database is coherent > Task: expire + Database cleaned up > Task: originFrecencyStats + Recalculated origin frecency stats > Task: vacuum + Initial database size is 40960KiB + The database has been vacuumed + Final database size is 40960KiB > Task: stats + Places.sqlite size is 40960KiB + Favicons.sqlite size is 15392KiB + pragma_user_version is 54 + pragma_page_size is 32768 + pragma_cache_size is -2048 + pragma_journal_mode is wal + pragma_synchronous is 1 + History can store a maximum of 112348 unique pages + Table moz_origins has 135 records + Table moz_places has 192 records + Table moz_historyvisits has 8 records + Table moz_inputhistory has 0 records + Table moz_bookmarks has 187986 records + Table moz_bookmarks_deleted has 0 records + Table moz_keywords has 0 records + Table sqlite_sequence has 0 records + Table moz_anno_attributes has 0 records + Table moz_annos has 0 records + Table moz_items_annos has 0 records + Table moz_meta has 4 records + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_origins_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_inputhistory_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_bookmarks_deleted_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_keywords_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_anno_attributes_1 + Index moz_places_url_hashindex + Index moz_places_hostindex + Index moz_places_visitcount + Index moz_places_frecencyindex + Index moz_places_lastvisitdateindex + Index moz_places_guid_uniqueindex + Index moz_places_originidindex + Index moz_historyvisits_placedateindex + Index moz_historyvisits_fromindex + Index moz_historyvisits_dateindex + Index moz_bookmarks_itemindex + Index moz_bookmarks_parentindex + Index moz_bookmarks_itemlastmodifiedindex + Index moz_bookmarks_dateaddedindex + Index moz_bookmarks_guid_uniqueindex + Index moz_keywords_placepostdata_uniqueindex + Index moz_annos_placeattributeindex + Index moz_items_annos_itemattributeindex > Task: _refreshUI

Réiteach roghnaithe

Thanks for the help. My database is now down to 51 bookmarks. Deleting bacame quicker the smaller the database became. Backup and export now works. As I have a backup, I will turn sync back on to see what happens.

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The Task: checkIntegrity report looks okay.

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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The same thing is happening, however, I think the problem is the sheer size of the bookmark list. Previously, I had been selecting 95% of the bookmark list and pressing delete. The program would lock up. In my list of bookmarks, there are >20 'Imported from IE' folders. Each folder contains thousands of cascaded and duplicated bookmarks. Trying to delete one takes approximately 5 mins (but it does delete it). This is why I think the backup is having problems.

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In the validation report it showed I had 187986 bookmarks in the database. This seemed to be the problem. Caused by years of using different browsers, IE, Opera etc, and then allowing Firefox to sync with them. I am managing to (very slowly) delete them now that I understand the problem. How do I stop this PC from just repopulating as soon as I turn sync back on? How do I set up my other machines to mach this one?

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My suggestion is to create a new profile (or pofiles).

This will be a clean start and you can add a certain number of bookmarks to it and enjoy life again.

Also, you can then switch back and fourth between profiles as desired.

To view/switch between profiles:

Start button > run (or search) > FireFox.exe -p

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Réiteach Roghnaithe

Thanks for the help. My database is now down to 51 bookmarks. Deleting bacame quicker the smaller the database became. Backup and export now works. As I have a backup, I will turn sync back on to see what happens.