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New computer. Downloaded Firefox. Bookmarks lost. Can't find them.

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New computer. Downloaded Firefox as my default browser. No previous bookmarked sites migrated. This computer system seems unwilling to open my profile to retrieve bookmarked sites stored in Firefox. How can I find/restore all my old bookmarks?

New computer. Downloaded Firefox as my default browser. No previous bookmarked sites migrated. This computer system seems unwilling to open my profile to retrieve bookmarked sites stored in Firefox. How can I find/restore all my old bookmarks?

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Installed Plug-ins

  • -Default Plug-in
  • 3.0.40624.0
  • NPWLPG
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_14 for Mozilla browsers
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3

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the-edmeister
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With a new computer you don't have any data (like bookmarks) to "migrate". See this for help: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile

With a new computer you don't have any data (like bookmarks) to "migrate". See this for help: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile