I CANNOT DELETE BOOKMARKS FROM FIREFOX-THIS IS RIDICULOUS
I AM IRATE. I AM SIMPLY TRYING TO DELETE BOOKMARK, BOOKMARK FOLDERS AND THE "OTHER BOOKMARKS" FOLDER FROM FIREFOX AND THEY WILL NOT DELETE. HOW CAN SOMETHING SO SIMPLE BE THIS MUCH TROUBLE. THIS SHOULD BE SIMPLE. I AM USING A MAC PRO.
What happens when you try to delete a bookmark?
Does this support article help?
Thank you for the article. It helped and then some tweaks for deleting an entire folder. I am very disappointed that that is the way to delete a Bookmark. That is RIDICULOUS. You should be able to right click and delete. Mozilla Firefox can do better, that is NOT user friendly or intuitive AT ALL.
But thank you for helping me.
Have a nice day.
If you use Sync then best is to disconnect Sync temporarily during troubleshooting.
This could be a problem with the places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder.
- use the "Places Database" -> "Verify Integrity" button on the "Help -> More Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page
If errors are reported with "Verify Integrity", close and restart Firefox or reboot and retry.
If "Verify Integrity" cannot repair places.sqlite, rename/remove all places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder with Firefox closed. Firefox will rebuild places.sqlite and restore the bookmarks from the most recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder.
- keep a backup copy of places.sqlite in case a new places.sqlite database has to be created
- you lose the history when a new places.sqlite is created
You may have to restore an older bookmarks backup in the bookmarkbackups folder via the Bookmarks Manager (Library).
- Bookmarks -> Show All Bookmarks -> Import & Backup -> Restore
You can use the button on the "Help -> More Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page (Root directory).
- Help -> More Troubleshooting Information -> Profile Folder/Directory:
Windows: Open Folder; Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder