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'Most used' Bookmarks gone from address bar since update 78.0.1 (64-bit)

Hi, Since the latest update, I'm no longer able to see the most used bookmarked sites from my address bar. When I now click on the open space of the bar I get a dropdown … (read more)

Hi, Since the latest update, I'm no longer able to see the most used bookmarked sites from my address bar. When I now click on the open space of the bar I get a dropdown of saved sites but not the most used ones like I used too. This has happened in a previous update too and because I cannot find a fix solution, I'm forced to make a post.

I've tried going into tools>options>home>privacy & security but ticking and unticking of boxes has been unsuccessful. Any help would be gratefully received.

Asked by TheTuNa 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

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"places.xul" file not found after update to FF 73.0

Hi there, I run FF 73 on Lubuntu, and since the upgrade chrome://browser/content/places/places.xul is no longer found. I use it as a handy bookmarks and downloads manager… (read more)

Hi there, I run FF 73 on Lubuntu, and since the upgrade chrome://browser/content/places/places.xul is no longer found. I use it as a handy bookmarks and downloads manager within a tab. Error message:

"Firefox can't find the file at jar:file:///usr/lib/firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/browser/content/browser/places/places.xul. "

I realize that this question is similar to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1223548#answer-1127393 but it doesn't solve my issue. In fact the URI's listed also don't work I have found:

   chrome://browser/content/places/places.xul
   chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xul
   chrome://browser/content/places/historySidebar.xul 

Please advise. Thanks for your help!

Asked by Peter 4 months ago

Answered by McCoy 4 months ago

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Bookmarks gone after update - tried everything!

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doe… (read more)

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doesn't work either; I get an error message "unable to process the backup file - but it does at least see the last relevant version from 10.6.2020.

To compound the problem, whist working my way through several solutions offered on these forums, I hit the Refresh Firefox button, which created an Old Firefox Data folder on my desktop - but seems to only contains the new stuff after today's upgrade) AND I also reset my Firefox password and got the message that Personal Data will be lost so that has added to the problem. Basically a massive mess!

Can I revert to the older Version of Firefox or using an old computer backup or is there another way to fix this?? It's nearly 3000 bookmarks going way back to 2014 - I'd be gutted to lose it all.

I appreciate any help - thanks in advance! Nicole

Asked by nicole.heinzel 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

my bookmark is file:///C:/Users/Public/ccpp.html.lnk, and cant open the lnk

One my bookmark is a local windows lnk, which links to some.html, before version 78.0.1, it works very well that FF directly opens the some.html. And today, I updated FF… (read more)

One my bookmark is a local windows lnk, which links to some.html, before version 78.0.1, it works very well that FF directly opens the some.html. And today, I updated FF to 78.0.1 (64 bit), it pop a window , meas download a file.

How can I get the same action like version 77 or older.

Firefox 78.0.1 (64 bit) desktop

Asked by qinpan_110 6 days ago

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Cannot find bookmark manager

Show me how to find the bookmark manager I've seen this question from two years ago, but the answer is not valid (any more). I had several machines with different purpose… (read more)

Show me how to find the bookmark manager

I've seen this question from two years ago, but the answer is not valid (any more).

I had several machines with different purposes and when I got a Firefox account, I signed them all in. Now the bookmarks are chaotic, and I want to combine them in a more rational way. I need a real manager that allows me to do this. I'm sure there is one, but I cannot find it.

Currently FF 77.0.1, according to help.

Asked by Kevin 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Alphabetizing Bookmarks

With very vague help from your Support answers, I figured this out on my own and had to comment because all too many times your experts forget they are not always dealing… (read more)

With very vague help from your Support answers, I figured this out on my own and had to comment because all too many times your experts forget they are not always dealing with techs on answering these questions. For me this is what worked when I tried to alphabetize my bookmarks: Open LIbrary, show all Bookmarks (bottom of the list of bookmarks), click on Views and select Sort.

Asked by deborah_nunez 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Can't make anymore Bookmarks in my Firefox-browser

Can't make anymore Bookmarks in my Firefox-browser, no copy/paste or the bookmarks starin the adresbar or Ctrl+D will work. Shutdown my ad-ons won't work either. I could … (read more)

Can't make anymore Bookmarks in my Firefox-browser, no copy/paste or the bookmarks starin the adresbar or Ctrl+D will work. Shutdown my ad-ons won't work either. I could only collect my important bookmarks in "Pocket". This been going on for years now in my firefox-browser.

Asked by Hillebrandt van Dreumel 6 days ago

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Latest FF Update Failed to Import Bookmarks and PW

Hello, The latest and greatest FF update did not import my FF bookmarks and saved PW. I followed all instructions on FF troubleshooting and forums and nothing seems to re… (read more)

Hello,

The latest and greatest FF update did not import my FF bookmarks and saved PW. I followed all instructions on FF troubleshooting and forums and nothing seems to restore my data. I have a old FF data, but it's stating nothing has been backed up since 2018, however I've used FF daily. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance!

Asked by sr.selvin 6 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 5 days ago

A new version of Firefox just appeared. Bookmarks gone, homepage changed.

I just brought up FF browser. It appears as if just installed. All bookmarks gone, Homepage changed, 'Welcome, new person', etc. How do I get all my old settings bacl?… (read more)

I just brought up FF browser. It appears as if just installed. All bookmarks gone, Homepage changed, 'Welcome, new person', etc. How do I get all my old settings bacl?

Asked by hobiwan 6 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 6 days ago

connect favourites

I have restored from a Windows 7 backup and the restored favourites are in Users%name%/Favourites but my restored favourites are not connecting the Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit… (read more)

I have restored from a Windows 7 backup and the restored favourites are in Users%name%/Favourites but my restored favourites are not connecting the Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit) bookmarks.

Asked by Lewishilary 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

change Library colours

For some reason my "bookmarks/show all bookmarks" has flipped colours and is now white text with dark background (it wasn't like it 2 days ago). All other bookmark 'stuff… (read more)

For some reason my "bookmarks/show all bookmarks" has flipped colours and is now white text with dark background (it wasn't like it 2 days ago). All other bookmark 'stuff' is normal. Changing the text/background works for everything else.

Update: (and title changed) To be clear, this affects the new window called "library", which opens with Ctrl-Shift-B or Ctrl-Shift-H, not any toolbars on the main Firefox screen. Changing themes does not affect

Asked by Chadwell 5 days ago

Last reply by Chadwell 4 days ago

Is there a way to have Firefox close the bookmarks Library window after selecting a bookmarked page?

After upgrading to Windows 10 or maybe Firefox 78.0.1 every time I navigate to a bookmarked page from the Bookmarks/Library window, that Library window continues to run i… (read more)

After upgrading to Windows 10 or maybe Firefox 78.0.1 every time I navigate to a bookmarked page from the Bookmarks/Library window, that Library window continues to run in the background. I'd like to find a way to have this close automatically like it used to. Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

Asked by paul.sager 4 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 4 days ago

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Bookmarks have disappeared

My bookmarks have disappeared. The error messsage I get is that some other program is using the file. When I asked the system to restore the bookmarks, I got an error m… (read more)

My bookmarks have disappeared. The error messsage I get is that some other program is using the file. When I asked the system to restore the bookmarks, I got an error message that the backup file could not be processed. As an experiment, I have tried to add new bookmarks and I can't seem to get Firefox to do that.

Any advice?

Asked by dougherty1 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

Logitech M325 Mouse and Bookmark menu

When I select "Show your Bookmarks (Crtl+Shift+H)" buy just clicking the icon, the main bookmark menu opens. I can move the cursor down the list. But if I try to use th… (read more)

When I select "Show your Bookmarks (Crtl+Shift+H)" buy just clicking the icon, the main bookmark menu opens. I can move the cursor down the list. But if I try to use the scroll wheel, as soon as the wheel moves, the bookmark menu list closes (disappears).

I like the small size of this particular mouse since this is my travel laptop.

I have tried all the Logitech SetPoint software mouse option with no luck.

Is there any appropriate about:config option that would affect the bookmark menu list?

Thanks

Firefox v78.0.1 and Logitech Setpoint 6.69.123

Asked by Roxie2401 3 days ago

Last reply by Roxie2401 1 day ago

Disappearing Bookmarks

A couple of months back, and entire bookmark folder suddenly disappeared. I assumed that I had inadvertently done something to cause this, though it had never happened b… (read more)

A couple of months back, and entire bookmark folder suddenly disappeared. I assumed that I had inadvertently done something to cause this, though it had never happened before. Today, not only is another folder gone missing, several others have as well. I am using Windows 10 Pro, Version 1909, Build 18363.900. I recently switched to Firefox from Chrome for security issues, but unless I can figure out what is happening here, I am going to switch back. Any ideas?

Asked by bswicker 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago