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Restoring bookmarks, Unable to process the backup file, places maintenance says database is sane.

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Hi,

I forced a shutdown using the power button when windows froze, Firefox was open. When I restarted the system my bookmarks and history were gone. -I can see the right number of bookmarks appear in "Restore" for earlier dates. -"Unable to process backup file" -Places maintenance says "Database is sane" "Next we'll do some cleanup" same result. -all add ons were disabled when attempting this. -all active logins still work and my search bar still has my search history

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Places Maintenance is a good program. But it only scans the current files. Not the backups.

Have you tried using another backup file?


https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1103845 This user solved the problem by decrypted it, But did not say how it was done.

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Thank you, one of the earlier dates worked.

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That was very good work. Well done. Please flag your last post as Solved Problem so others will know.


These add-ons can be a great help by backing up and restoring Firefox

FEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension) {web link} FEBE allows you to quickly and easily backup your Firefox extensions, history, passwords, and more. In fact, it goes beyond just backing up -- It will actually rebuild your saved files individually into installable .xpi files. It will also make backups of files that you choose.

OPIE {web link} Import/Export extension preferences