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selecting a bookmarked page gets redirected to a different but consistent page

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I have confirmed the URL in the Properties of the bookmarked page is correct, but when I select it a different page is displayed. I tried with several bookmarked pages and some are redirected to that same page. Not all bookmarks get redirected. If I go to the desired site and bookmark it and then select it, the correct page is displayed. Have my Bookmarks been hacked?

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If you use Sync then best is to disconnect Sync temporarily during troubleshooting.

You can check for problems with the places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder.

  • use "Verify Integrity" button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page

In case errors are reported with "Verify Integrity" close and restart Firefox and retry.

If "Verify Integrity" cannot repair places.sqlite, rename/remove all places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder. Firefox will rebuild places.sqlite and restore the bookmarks from a 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

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You can use the button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.