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I updated to Yosemite on my Mac. Firefox then began to freeze. I uninstalled Firefox and then downloaded/installed it again. How do I recover bookmarks, etc?

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I updated to Yosemite on my iMac. Firefox then began to freeze. I uninstalled Firefox and then downloaded/installed it again. It's possible I uninstalled everything Mozilla related. I'm not sure. How do I recover bookmarks, passwords, etc? I don't believe I previously had a username & password for Mozilla. I do have my Mac backed up in Time machine and also a Carbon Copy Clone.

Also, I was able to migrate setting from Safari. Perhaps I don't want some of that stuff? Looking at the list of installed plugins, I have no clue if they're standard Apple/Mozilla stuff, or if they were selected by me/my family earlier in Safari? Are any of them a threat to my online security?

Any detailed instruction would be most appreciated. I'm not much of a tech guy.

Thanks.

I updated to Yosemite on my iMac. Firefox then began to freeze. I uninstalled Firefox and then downloaded/installed it again. It's possible I uninstalled everything Mozilla related. I'm not sure. How do I recover bookmarks, passwords, etc? I don't believe I previously had a username & password for Mozilla. I do have my Mac backed up in Time machine and also a Carbon Copy Clone. Also, I was able to migrate setting from Safari. Perhaps I don't want some of that stuff? Looking at the list of installed plugins, I have no clue if they're standard Apple/Mozilla stuff, or if they were selected by me/my family earlier in Safari? Are any of them a threat to my online security? Any detailed instruction would be most appreciated. I'm not much of a tech guy. Thanks.

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  • Provides information about the default web browser
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  • The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
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You will have to find your previously used profile folder in the Time machine or other backup and restore the wanted files to the current profile folder.

You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder:

  • /Users/<user>/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/<profile>/
See: *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox You will have to find your previously used profile folder in the Time machine or other backup and restore the wanted files to the current profile folder. You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder: *Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Show in Finder *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox */Users/&lt;user&gt;/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/&lt;profile&gt;/