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Profile transfer

My old computer became incredibly slow and almost unusable. I managed to find my firefox profile folder using the %APPDATA% search and copy it to an external hard drive a… (read more)

My old computer became incredibly slow and almost unusable. I managed to find my firefox profile folder using the %APPDATA% search and copy it to an external hard drive and connect it to my new computer. I wanted to keep my bookmarks, extensions, and logins, so I followed this:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile#w_copying-files-between-profile-folders

But nothing changed on Firefox on the new computer. Going back to my old PC will be incredibly tedious, so I am hoping having moved my old profile folder to my new PC I have done everything I need to. Any help would be appreciated.

PS I am at work and don't have immediate access to my computer.

Asked by dustinchisam Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 2 dienas

Firefox copyes bookmark folder instead of moving

Hi, I try to orginize my bookmar sidebar. I have "Other bookmarks" folder in the bottom, and try to drag it to top, but firefox creates a copy of folder instead of moving… (read more)

Hi, I try to orginize my bookmar sidebar. I have "Other bookmarks" folder in the bottom, and try to drag it to top, but firefox creates a copy of folder instead of moving it. Also, I erroneously drag "Bookmark menu" and firefox create a copy of it inside "Other bookmarks" folder. It looks like cycle reference - when I click on "Bookmark menu" inside "Other bookmarks" I any time see again "Other bookmarks" and "Bookmark menu" inside it. Looks like nightmare! How can I fix it? please help!

Asked by Bilbo56_FireFox Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by user3585702 Prieš 1 dieną

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Bookmarks Recovery

So the deal is I reinstall my parents windows 10 . The sync on Firefox was on , but they forgot the password after resting the password i lost all my data. The Question … (read more)

So the deal is I reinstall my parents windows 10 . The sync on Firefox was on , but they forgot the password after resting the password i lost all my data. The Question is i got access to old Firefox folder and i can see there folder Bookmarksbackup can i restore my bookmarks somehow with this file ?

Asked by dimitrii.usp Prieš 1 dieną

Answered by jscher2000 Prieš 1 dieną

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How to sort all my bookmarks by date regardless of the folder they are in.

Hi. I would like to sort all my bookmarks by date, regardless of the folder in which they are stored. Is there a way to see all my bookmarks on a single page/folder? Than… (read more)

Hi. I would like to sort all my bookmarks by date, regardless of the folder in which they are stored. Is there a way to see all my bookmarks on a single page/folder? Thank you

Asked by contact.vm8 Prieš 1 dieną

Answered by jscher2000 Prieš 1 dieną

Bookmarks rearrange themselves, cannot delete duplicates

Hi. Over the past few weeks my bookmarks rearrange themselves. For example, I have several folders in Bookmarks Toolbar, and I alphabetize the bookmarks in each folder.… (read more)

Hi. Over the past few weeks my bookmarks rearrange themselves. For example, I have several folders in Bookmarks Toolbar, and I alphabetize the bookmarks in each folder. Now they rearrange themselves, and frequently generate duplicates. When I try to delete a duplicate, both bookmarks are deleted. Help, please!

Asked by twobitranch Prieš 11 valandų

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 8 valandas

Bookmarks issue

sine Ver 84 update , when you want to edit a bookmarks , the alignment in the middle of the bookmarks name and the name is highlighted for some reason. did anyone notes a… (read more)

sine Ver 84 update , when you want to edit a bookmarks , the alignment in the middle of the bookmarks name and the name is highlighted for some reason. did anyone notes and how i can put it back to normal as i do edit a lot of my bookmarks and i usually just add the date in front of the name ( the name is way longer than the screen shot i attached )

Asked by Sam T Prieš 8 valandas

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I can't add or remove bookmarks from the bookmarks menu or bookmarks bar and I've completely removed and reinstalled Firefox.

I am not able to add or remove bookmarks. The bookmarks library is empty. I can't restore to any back up bookmarks. I restarted in safe mode. No bookmarks. I reset Firefo… (read more)

I am not able to add or remove bookmarks. The bookmarks library is empty. I can't restore to any back up bookmarks. I restarted in safe mode. No bookmarks. I reset Firefox. No bookmarks. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. No bookmarks. I did a Revo Uninstall and cleared the registry. No bookmarks. I deleted the localstore.rdf. No bookmarks. This is kinda a deal breaker for me. I might have to go to Chrome or IE.

Asked by lynxiana Prieš 8 metus

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 8 metus

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Accurate Bookmark File Sizes Needed Before Reinstall.

I'm about to change Linux distribution and have around 20 thousand links (according to Library and Search). Most of those links are in category folders and sub folders an… (read more)

I'm about to change Linux distribution and have around 20 thousand links (according to Library and Search). Most of those links are in category folders and sub folders and stuff gets routinely deleted when not needed, entire categories are often deleted when done with.

If I backup the current bookmarks, the HTML file comes to 7.7 MiB and JSON file 7.3 MiB. How can I be sure those backup files actually contain my current 20k worth of links??

It just seems a small file size for such a large amount of links. I'm sure I've seen larger backup file sizes than that in the past but it could be that things have changed under the hood and things have got more compressed.

I can't really afford to discover that I've lost a load of links and folders when I come to set Firefox back up in a new distro (using import). It's bad enough Firefox ignores any current layout integrity when bookmarks get imported over into a new set up and I end up having to re-order everything over the following days. But I'm grateful that previous large (but smaller than this) backup bookmark files do usually end up whole.

Thanks.

Asked by dunno Prieš 8 metus

Last reply by dunno Prieš 8 metus

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the places.sqlite in need of clarifi...

Greetings kind people. lately i wanted to edit that file to add/delete entries and other maintanence. I looked at a few details about the databases inside the file but st… (read more)

Greetings kind people.

lately i wanted to edit that file to add/delete entries and other maintanence.

I looked at a few details about the databases inside the file but still couldn't understand what each database is and what it contains.

I would just like details about the databases and which of them i need to edit to remove or add history or bookmarks entries.

Asked by Soapy Prieš 8 metus

Last reply by Soapy Prieš 8 metus

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Are bookmarks the equivalent to 'Favorites' in Internet Explorer?

Where are my saved websites saved? Also, am I able to "share" the file over my LAN? I have a desktop PC and a laptop connected to my network. What I would like to do is m… (read more)

Where are my saved websites saved? Also, am I able to "share" the file over my LAN? I have a desktop PC and a laptop connected to my network. What I would like to do is make it so whether I save (or bookmark?) a site on the laptop or desktop it is available on both. Does this make sense? If I need to do a better job explaining just let me know. Currently, I am successfully sharing the IE 'Favorites' folder so the links are always in sync and the same links are available on both of my machines.

Asked by Ryan Nelson Prieš 8 metus

Answered by philipp Prieš 8 metus

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Previous version of Firefox points to latest installed version on seperate drive, bookmarks missing

Hi, please could I have some help with the following? I had firefox installed on the same partition as the windows I booted from. Due to an error this partition would no… (read more)

Hi, please could I have some help with the following?

I had firefox installed on the same partition as the windows I booted from. Due to an error this partition would no longer boot and I had to install windows and firefox clean on a seperate drive.

I've managed to get the partition working again and can access all the files on it again. Unfortunately when i load up the firefox on the previously failed partition it appears to load up the same version as I installed most recently. None of my old book marks are in the menu which is what I am trying to access. I've looked on here for help and the following don't seem to apply to me...

- There's no profiles folder in the old partition so I can't find Places.sqlite. - Troubleshooting>Show Folder points to the application data on the new install drive - There doesn't appear to be backup.json files on the old partition

So my question is is there anywhere on the old partition you can think where my old bookmarks may be stored?

Any suggestions would be appreciated Many thanks JD

Asked by MoFox212 Prieš 8 metus

Answered by cor-el Prieš 8 metus

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Is there a way to display again the description field by clicking on the gold star near the url (useful to type memos about this site)?

In the previous versions of Firefox, when you click on the star near the url, you can add this website on your favorites. Another click and you can edit some fields about… (read more)

In the previous versions of Firefox, when you click on the star near the url, you can add this website on your favorites. Another click and you can edit some fields about this bookmark, like the url, the folder, etc...

But with FF17, the Description field is no longer there. You can only find it when managing your bookmarks, that is not really user friendly.

Is there a way to add again the description field when clicking on the gold star? It's very useful for adding notes about this website, and it's also synch with addins like Xmarks

Asked by DarkwolfLair Prieš 8 metus

Answered by cor-el Prieš 8 metus

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Accidentally overwritten my original .json backup. Firefox unable to import recovered bookmark from Bookmark Backup folder in Profiles.

I accidentally replaced my backup with the current bookmarks while trying to import from it. The original bookmarks were not present in Bookmark Backup in Profiles so I u… (read more)

I accidentally replaced my backup with the current bookmarks while trying to import from it. The original bookmarks were not present in Bookmark Backup in Profiles so I used Recuva for recovery. Now, Firefox gives the 'Unable to process backup file' thingy.

System Restore hasn't helped either.

Asked by orija Prieš 8 metus

Answered by orija Prieš 8 metus

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I originally had 100 folders of bookmarks and by mistake imported 500 other folders I don't need.How to get rid of the 500 & not one by one?

I had about 100 folders w/bookmarks last week and by mistake I imported about 500 other folders dated over several months ago. I discovered I don't need those 500 folder… (read more)

I had about 100 folders w/bookmarks last week and by mistake I imported about 500 other folders dated over several months ago. I discovered I don't need those 500 folders. How do I get ride of all of them without doing it individually? I want to avoid trying to delete them individually folder by folder because it would just be too time consuming. Is there a way to highlight them all (500) and the delete all at once? thank you I await your answer.

Perhaps I can put first 100 folders altogether in another single folder, say X. And then export X as a back up. Then somehow remove all 600 folders plus X all at once some how completely emptying the bookmark listings and import back the backed up folder X. Can that be done?

Asked by Sea.go2137 Prieš 8 metus

Last reply by the-edmeister Prieš 8 metus

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I lost all my bookmarks HELPPPPPPP

after mozilla firefox crashed I got a previous version of mozilla, by right clicking on to the program's GET A PREVIOUS VERSION. In the version that installed on my pc I… (read more)

after mozilla firefox crashed I got a previous version of mozilla, by right clicking on to the program's GET A PREVIOUS VERSION. In the version that installed on my pc I cannont find my bookmarks

Thank you in advance

Asked by papoutsidimitra Prieš 8 metus

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 8 metus