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  • Gearchiveerd

lost everything with firefox

my pc had friend so when i got a new one i lost all of my firefox data, how can i get all of it back so i was forced to start all over, i lost all my, bookmarks, tabs, hi… (meer info)

my pc had friend so when i got a new one i lost all of my firefox data, how can i get all of it back so i was forced to start all over, i lost all my, bookmarks, tabs, history and saved passwords

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  • Gearchiveerd

Firefox has deleted all history inexplicibly. Did not update, nor refresh.

My firefox default page suddenly got scrambled. Top sites got completely reset and my highlights were changed to seemingly random pages. I checked my history for the page… (meer info)

My firefox default page suddenly got scrambled. Top sites got completely reset and my highlights were changed to seemingly random pages. I checked my history for the pages listed in highlights and they were pages I had visited on the 25th of January, which is not recent. They also seemed to not update when I visit new sites which it usually does. I then noticed the history does not have any entries newer than 25th of January. And going to new pages does not get registered in the history.

I restarted in troubleshooting mode and history started to register again, but now it has deleted everything in my history. Logged in accounts and passwords seem to be unaffected. Same for bookmarks.

What happened? How can I fix this? Can I regain my lost history?

I tried an idea I read where renamed places.sqlite to places.sqlite.old and places.sqlite.corrupt to places.sqlite.corrupt which restored the situation to the first situation, where the history is frozen at 25th of January and does not update.

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  • Gearchiveerd

Bookmarks where are they

Hello, My computer crashed and my windows profile is gone. I made new profile and now my firefox profile and bookmarks are missing Typed about:profiles but don't see an… (meer info)

Hello,

My computer crashed and my windows profile is gone.

I made new profile and now my firefox profile and bookmarks are missing Typed about:profiles but don't see anything but the one I'm using now

-Erkki

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  • Gearchiveerd

Data loss after update

I installed the last update, my bookmarks kept being here but all my add-on, website shortcuts and firefox settings got removed. I checked the profiles to see if it was j… (meer info)

I installed the last update, my bookmarks kept being here but all my add-on, website shortcuts and firefox settings got removed. I checked the profiles to see if it was just another profile that was created but after checking each profile that was available they were all with the defaults settings without shortcuts and without add-on. I cannot recall all the add-on and websites saved so it is very important for me to recover them. What can I do?

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  • Gearchiveerd

firefox update wiped out all bookmarks and history!

how do I restore history and bookmark files? I have Linux mint 17.7.1 Rebecca. There was a message that there was three updates waiting (one of which was from Firefox).… (meer info)

how do I restore history and bookmark files? I have Linux mint 17.7.1 Rebecca. There was a message that there was three updates waiting (one of which was from Firefox). I got the message all three downloaded successfully and I was "up to date". My normal boot up screen was now replaced with a firefox info screen. All bookmarks and history disappeared. I am not familiar with Linux so if there is a restore to prev fix I would be grateful for a step by step fix. This same thing happened on my windows 7 os when I got an update message but that was a simple fix of just restoring to previous day. The Firefox version that is the latest offending # 78.7.1

Thank you rocketguy333@hotmail.com

Gevraagd door rocketguy333, 1 jaar geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

Reinstating bookmarks and Reading List from Firefox v92 to Firefox v94

Today I was forced to erase my hard disk and reinstate / reinstall the entire operating system on my MacBook Pro [from my back-up] ... in doing so I was upgraded to Firef… (meer info)

Today I was forced to erase my hard disk and reinstate / reinstall the entire operating system on my MacBook Pro [from my back-up] ... in doing so I was upgraded to Firefox v94 [from Firefox v92] and all my bookmarks and folders and my reading list were lost ... btw I had no option, no alternative was offered ...

Is there some way of salvaging the bookmarks, folders and reading list from v92 and importing them to v94?

I thank you kindly in advance for your advice

Gevraagd door PilgrimHikerGal, 1 jaar geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

Lost Passwords

Every week to ten days Firefox loses all the passwords I have createdand stored in the browser. This has now happened for the fifth or sixth time without me having done a… (meer info)

Every week to ten days Firefox loses all the passwords I have createdand stored in the browser. This has now happened for the fifth or sixth time without me having done anything different. I have been using Firefow for over ten years and found it to be reliable and excellent however over the last months it is no longer reliable, extremely slow and hangs. On top of that I now have this recurring issue with saved passwords. The version is apparently up to date and I don't think has been updated within the last two days, but so frustratingly it seems you have taken an excellent product and turned it into a steaming pile of dung.

If I can't get this issue resolved effectively and immediately I really dont't see the point in continuing to use the product as I'm spending too much time trying to resolve issues that were never before a problem.

Gevraagd door da-vigo, 1 jaar geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

toolbar missing and won't restore

last night was a firefox update??? today, all of my bookmarks and toolbar is gone. i've followed the RESTORE option and get an error stating that the function cannot proc… (meer info)

last night was a firefox update??? today, all of my bookmarks and toolbar is gone. i've followed the RESTORE option and get an error stating that the function cannot process the backup file. WTF Firefox ... I have over 1300 bookmarks and use most of them regularly. help me fix this!!! ::crying::

Gevraagd door tamlindner, 1 jaar geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

Existing profiles are not usable with newest version (99.0.1). A bookmarks and data appear lost.

When newest FF version opens, it cannot see any of the data that is in each of my three older profiles. I've switched to each one and each one appears empty with the new … (meer info)

When newest FF version opens, it cannot see any of the data that is in each of my three older profiles. I've switched to each one and each one appears empty with the new version. Is there some new step to take in this version when switching profiles? How to bring an older version of Firefox and older profiles from Backup to replace what's now unworkable... and regain my important data? Thank you for your timely, much needed help.

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  • Gearchiveerd

New install over an outdated version of Firefox,

I have three devices, a desk top, a laptop and an iPad. The desktop is running a very outdated version of Firefox which means it is not compatable just to update it. The … (meer info)

I have three devices, a desk top, a laptop and an iPad. The desktop is running a very outdated version of Firefox which means it is not compatable just to update it. The forum tried to help me with this a while back, but it was deemed not to be possible, and the best way would have been to do a fresh new install, but there was noway to save log-ins/passwords bookmarks. My devices all have the Firefox sync and that is so far working well. My question is, if I dragged my PC's Firefox into the present by performing a fresh new install, would my synced items install ok....after invoking the Sync feature on the new install. Logic tells me this should be so, as it worked ok with the new iPad, but I know from experience that logic doesn't always come into play. (Windows7) Many thanks

Gevraagd door Fozzie777, 1 jaar geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

Firefox loses passwords every time the program closes

I decided to clean up my password file and get rid of hundreds of logins that were no longer active. I exported the passwords to logins.csv and Removed all passwords f… (meer info)

I decided to clean up my password file and get rid of hundreds of logins that were no longer active.

I exported the passwords to logins.csv and Removed all passwords from Lockwise. Then I imported the CSV file into a spreadsheet and edited the file, and exported a new copy of logins.csv.

Since FF Lockwise would not allow import from csv files, I imported the csv file into Chrome, then I opened FF and Imported passwords from Chrome. This was successful, with a total of 592 passwords imported.

But every time I close FF the next time I open it, all passwords are gone. The logins.json file and the logins-backup.json file are in the profiles folder C:\Users\Jerry\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\04bmixuw.default.

I turned off SYNC but this didn't help; I turned SYNC back ON but it didn't help either.

This is now driving me crazy. Can anyone explain how to stop this insanity?

FYI I tried to upload images but the Upload Image feature never worked. Little circle kept spinning.

Gevraagd door jburg1254, 1 jaar geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

Lost Bookmarks

My PC (running Windows 10) crashed and when I restarted I'd lost all of my bookmarks plus I was prompted to create a new user profile. I'm running Firefox 89.0.1 I've tri… (meer info)

My PC (running Windows 10) crashed and when I restarted I'd lost all of my bookmarks plus I was prompted to create a new user profile. I'm running Firefox 89.0.1 I've tried following the information to find and restore my bookmarks but when I try this all Firefox prompts me is to import from another browser platform (which I don't use). Any ideas?

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  • Gearchiveerd

"Missing Profile" cannot even open Firefox

I am on Mac OS 10.13.6 and I cannot open Firefox and it says Profile Missing, and will not open. I don't care about any bookmarks or anything I just want to use Firefox a… (meer info)

I am on Mac OS 10.13.6 and I cannot open Firefox and it says Profile Missing, and will not open. I don't care about any bookmarks or anything I just want to use Firefox as an alternative browser to Safari.

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  • Gearchiveerd

missing profile

How do I get Firefox to recognize the profile that is in my Library on a Mac? I didn't touch it; did nothing to it, but when I tried to open Firefox it suddenly was missi… (meer info)

How do I get Firefox to recognize the profile that is in my Library on a Mac? I didn't touch it; did nothing to it, but when I tried to open Firefox it suddenly was missing. And your Help system HAS WAY TOO MUCH INFORMATION IT SO AS TO BE NOTHING BUT CONFUSING. I AM NOT A CODE JOCK OR A WEB DEVELOPER OR SOMETHING. END RESULT: YOUR HELP SYSTEM IS USELESS!!!!!!!! I even tried deleting my current Firefox and downloading a fresh app. SAME THING! Please answer back with a REAL person, not some canned menu of HUNDREDS OF OPTIONS. Or, I will simply not touch anything from Mozilla again. Now that is SIMPLICITY!!!!

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  • Gearchiveerd

Places.sqlite gets. corrupted every time Firefox is closed

Hello, Every time I restart Firefox or it crashes or power cuts or anything, place.sqlite file gets corrupted and I have to replace the new file with the .corrupt file. T… (meer info)

Hello, Every time I restart Firefox or it crashes or power cuts or anything, place.sqlite file gets corrupted and I have to replace the new file with the .corrupt file. This has been happening for over a year now, but my computer is always on and I turn it off maybe once every 4-5 months unless I'm forced to restart by a software or by power cuts or stuff. Lately I have been having issues with my Windows and I have to restart my computer quite often and it is very annoying. This happens whether I close Firefox with the X or using the Exit button or even if I keep it open and restart the computer. My places file is 75MBs. I have the same one since 2014. I'm using Windows 10 and latest Firefox edition. Any ideas?

Gevraagd door exclusive01, 10 maanden geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

Synchronization on other Firefox with "Key Sync"

Hello to all, I'm a "beginner" on Mozilla sorry if my question seems stupid, moreover, English is not my mother tongue. Mozilla is my main browser since 12 years. I had… (meer info)

Hello to all,

I'm a "beginner" on Mozilla sorry if my question seems stupid, moreover, English is not my mother tongue. Mozilla is my main browser since 12 years.

I had a 2011 mac (personal) on which I had a bunch of bookmarks and passwords saved since 2011. I had Sync enabled back then and have a Firefox Sync key (8 series of 4 numbers/letters). On another Mac (for work), much more recent, I also use Mozilla and I created an account (with my email address, the same one I probably used in 2011) as soon as I installed Mozilla.

I have the impression that in the meantime the way "Sync" works has changed (before with a key, now with a login/password).

My problem is the following : my personal Mac broke (impossible to turn it back on) and I would like to be able to recover my bookmarks by posting them on the new Mac (pro), but... I can't find anywhere where I could enter my Firefox Sync key. I can "log out of my account" or "connect another device" but nothing else. When I log out of my account, I can log back in but only an account with an email (the only thing it asks me is an email).

Would you have an idea how I can get my bookmarks back? I had a hundred of them, very well organized, for professional purposes and I really need them. How can I keep my account (with my email) and add my bookmarks saved on my Key Sync ? (if needed, I can migrate all my actual account (profesional) on Google Chrome and start again on Firefox with my Key Sync but, I can't find how..)

Thank you very much for your help and advice

Gevraagd door estelleportassau, 1 jaar geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

My firefox does not save passwords

Hello all. I seem to have a new version of Firefox installed on my computer, or an update has made it a newer version (89) and now it does not save my passwords. When I c… (meer info)

Hello all. I seem to have a new version of Firefox installed on my computer, or an update has made it a newer version (89) and now it does not save my passwords. When I close down the laptop and re start it the next time I want to use it and go to firefox, none of the paswords I had thought I'd saved previously are there. This is very frustrating as I have a lot of places I visit which I had, in previous times using an earlier version of firefox, saved passwords which populated the correct places. I am no techie so really don't understand what has happened. Every time I want to get onto even my email, I have to leaf through my black book to find the necessary password and do it all manually.

Please can anyone help?

Gevraagd door Johnone, 1 jaar geleden

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  • Gearchiveerd

Videos do not load in Firefox

MAC OS Monterey Verrsion 12.0.1 but problem preceded this update Tried all suggestions listed but the problem persists. All videos function in Safari. eg: https://www.m… (meer info)

MAC OS Monterey Verrsion 12.0.1 but problem preceded this update

Tried all suggestions listed but the problem persists. All videos function in Safari.

eg: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/video/topvideos/alarm-clock-goat-wakes-owner-with-terrifying-scream/vi-AAQ7Khx

Gevraagd door beck.art, 1 jaar geleden

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