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Why are my bookmarks missing after reinstall?
Mozilla Firefox would not open, so I uninstalled it through Control Panel (Windows 10) and reinstalled the program. Now all my previous bookmarks are MISSING and I can't seem to restore them. Everytime I try to restore, it gives me a set of bookmarks that appear to be from many years ago, but not my substantial list of bookmarks I have had for the past few years. Your support is really terrible in explaining how to restore previous bookmarks after a reinstall, which would seem like a pretty common issue. I suspect that my profile was switched to an old version, but I cannot find the answer to how to get my previous profile and bookmarks back. This should not be that difficult.
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Hi, no it is not that common to happen. So if you have already found some bookmarks then it would seem you have followed instructions properly. You went here :
find your Profile/s folder/s and see if there is more than one folder in this location. Bookmarks are in the Profile in this location :
- bookmarks and history: places.sqlite
- bookmark backups: compressed .jsonlz4 JSON backups in the bookmarkbackups folder
fyi for the future or just because you do that with computer stuff :
If you have multiple profiles, please try this:
Type or paste about:profiles in Firefox's address bar and press Enter to load that page. The currently active profile will have this notation:
This is the profile in use and it cannot be deleted.
So make a mental note of which one that is and try one of the others.