Recovering my Bookmarks and other Firefox settings from an old hard drive.
I have lost access to my old laptop and have had to purchase a new laptop. I do have access to to my old laptop's hard drive. Is there anyway I can retrieve the bookmarks and other settings form the old system hard drive to use in the new Firefox installed on my new laptop?
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Everything should be in your profile folder. Copy the folder As-Is to a thumb drive.
Then Copy the folder to the new system.
You can copy specific files with Firefox closed to the current profile folder to recover personal data.
- bookmarks and history: places.sqlite
- favicons: favicons.sqlite
- bookmark backups: compressed .jsonlz4 JSON backups in the bookmarkbackups folder
- cookies.sqlite for the Cookies
- formhistory.sqlite for saved autocomplete Form Data
- logins.json (passwords) and key4.db (58+) or key3.db (57 and older) (decryption key) for Passwords saved in the Password Manager
if you only have key3.db then make sure to remove an existing key4.db
- cert9.db (58+) or cert8.db (57 and older) for (intermediate) certificates stored in the Certificate Manager
if you only have cert8.db then make sure to remove an existing cert9.db
- persdict.dat for words you added to the spelling checker dictionary
- permissions.sqlite for Permissions and possibly content-prefs.sqlite for other website specific data (Site Preferences)
- sessionstore.jsonlz4 for open tabs and pinned tabs (see also the sessionstore-backups folder)
You can use the button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.
- Help -> Troubleshooting Information -> Profile Folder/Directory:
Windows: Open Folder; Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder
The profile folder is in a hidden location in "AppData\Roaming".
Location used for the main profile that keeps your personal data (Root Directory on about:profiles).