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Lost all my bookmarks - cannot find backup

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I've just updated my browser and all of my bookmarks have disappeared without a trace. I've tried every bit of useful information I could find here, but nothing seems to be working and even after following the Show All Bookmarks > Import and Backup > Restore, the only backup file that appears is one which has been automatically created with the new update. The "Old Firefox Data" folder mentioned in similar treads has saved only the most recent bookmarks after the update.

Any and all help will be appreciated, as I am extremely distressed at the thought of having lost so many important bookmarks forever.

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Sunny said

The "Old Firefox Data" folder mentioned in similar treads has saved only the most recent bookmarks after the update.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox#Navigating_to_the_profile_folder

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles


Type about:profiles<enter> in the address bar. How many profiles are listed? How many should be there? Also, open the profile folder in your file explorer.

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Sunny said

The "Old Firefox Data" folder mentioned in similar treads has saved only the most recent bookmarks after the update.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox#Navigating_to_the_profile_folder

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles


Type about:profiles<enter> in the address bar. How many profiles are listed? How many should be there? Also, open the profile folder in your file explorer.

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