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What is the name of the file bookmarks are stored in?

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What is the name of the file bookmarks are stored in?

My computer running XP crashed, so I bought a new one (Win 7). Not a big deal, because I keep my data in an outboard drive and backup regularly.

I want to restore my Firefox bookmarks, which ought to be somewhere in my backup sets. Problem is, I don't know what to look for.

I've found a couple of files named Bookmarks.html, but when I look at them they contain only the basic bookmarks contained in a fresh Firefox installation.

I know my bookmarks are somewhere in my backup sets, but where?

What filenames do I need to look for?

Thanks!
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Re: What is the name of the file bookmarks are stored in?

places.sqlite is the name of the file that Firefox stores bookmarks and browsing history in.

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile