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Transfer of FF Profiles etc.

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I have a new W/10 PC. I downloaded and installed the latest version of FF 84.0.2 (64-bit) on the new PC.

Once I got it installed on the new PC, I went to the old PC and copied from users/myname/appdata/roaming/Mozilla (which I think is 32-bit) and used that file to replace the MOZILLA in the similar location on the new PC.

However, I started getting error messages about the profiles on the new system were inconsistent with the old system. So consequently, on my NEW PC, I was not able to transfer the bookmarks, profile, etc from the old to the new.

How can I successfully transfer my profiles and other FF info from the old (32-bit) to the new (64-bit)?

THX

Dennis

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Data files from different versions of the browser may not be compatible.

What you could do is to use sync.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-set-sync-my-computer Sync your bookmarks, history, passwords, add-ons and open tabs with another copy of Firefox. Learn how to set up Sync.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-choose-what-types-information-sync-firefox We'll show you how to choose which types of information (bookmarks, history, add-ons, and passwords) to share across all your devices through Firefox Sync.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-sync-troubleshooting-and-tips


https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/sync-firefox-bookmarks-and-browsing-history-iOS Sync your passwords, history, tabs and other browsing information across your iOS, Android and desktop computers with Firefox Accounts.

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