After downloading the latest version of Firefox, I was unable to import bookmarks from my earlier version. Therefore, I uninstalled the latest version and am using the former.
Since I can see no advantage of switching to the latest version of Firefox, how can I disable the ever present, annoying reminder to do so.
You do not need to uninstall the old version before installing the new version. This guide will help you to update:
I'm the original poster of this issue. The problem remains. I cannot restore the bookmarks from my previous version. The "solution" provided merely tells (again) how to download the new version. I still want to know either: 1) Tell me how to retrieve my former bookmarks, OR 2) Tell me how to disable the ever present and annoying reminder to do so
It seems the only solution available is to keep the older version and curse every time I see the plea to upgrade. Mozilla should be ashamed.
I'm confused here "how" did you update your Firefox and did you do standard or custom install during that option? That's makes a difference. I always did custom and installed over previous version and had no access saves and Addon on Firefox.
You must still have the old profile so these links will help you to retrieve data for any new profile created by updating. The article containing the first link tells you how to find your file with Firefox open or closed.
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data#w_what-information-is-stored-in-my-profile https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-user-data-missing-after-firefox-update
You can stop the update nagging by installing a policy, which you have to create yourself.