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Restore bookmarks isn't working

I just updated to windows 10, before I did I backed up my files on my firefox bookmark account. I went to to the restore thing, I saw all my stuff for a moment but after … (funda kabanzi)

I just updated to windows 10, before I did I backed up my files on my firefox bookmark account. I went to to the restore thing, I saw all my stuff for a moment but after accepting the restore I can't get it to show. I still have my one Restore March, 31st option with 11 items appearing but nothing happens.

Asked by Yield 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Bookmarks gone after update - tried everything!

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doe… (funda kabanzi)

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doesn't work either; I get an error message "unable to process the backup file - but it does at least see the last relevant version from 10.6.2020.

To compound the problem, whist working my way through several solutions offered on these forums, I hit the Refresh Firefox button, which created an Old Firefox Data folder on my desktop - but seems to only contains the new stuff after today's upgrade) AND I also reset my Firefox password and got the message that Personal Data will be lost so that has added to the problem. Basically a massive mess!

Can I revert to the older Version of Firefox or using an old computer backup or is there another way to fix this?? It's nearly 3000 bookmarks going way back to 2014 - I'd be gutted to lose it all.

I appreciate any help - thanks in advance! Nicole

Asked by nicole.heinzel 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 2 iminyaka edlule

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Search bookmark - found - but where it is ? In which bookmark folder ?

Bookmark manager is quite good - the manual organization is simple, but I'm confused in same case over and over... I'm pretty sure, I have some bookmarks already saved to… (funda kabanzi)

Bookmark manager is quite good - the manual organization is simple, but I'm confused in same case over and over...

I'm pretty sure, I have some bookmarks already saved to somewhere. But I have a lot of bookmarks. And yes, I can search for some bookmark - the manager find them - I can click and all is running, but - where is the bookmark hidden ? In which folder ? Next time I want to go to bookmarks menu and select that bookmark directly... Not calling BM again and again...

This simple information is missing in searched bookmark, when clicked on them once.

It shows: - name - address - tags - keywords

BUT NOT WHERE IT IS... (?) The folder where it stays...

Do You think it is not important ? For Me sure...

Or I have overlooked something ? Maybe ?

Thank You.

Asked by Robert UHRIK 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Lost Tab in Mozilla Toolbar Menu

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from … (funda kabanzi)

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from the Apple Magic trackpad. The TAB that I use for dissertation work (PHD) disappeared. Thinking that it simply was transferred to the my Bookmarks, I checked there. No joy. I also checked to the bookmark menu TAB for my university teaching work. Not there either? Hmm. I searched for the Bookmark (PHD) and I am not able to locate it.

Any suggestions?

I would be most grateful.

Sincerely, AM

Asked by alistairmeister 2 iminyaka edlule

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Lost all bookmarks after Firefox/Windows update!

Hello Community Do hope someone can help? Have tried all suggestions in Support area on topic: Lost/Recover Bookmarks. Also spoke to Windows Support and was told to call… (funda kabanzi)

Hello Community

Do hope someone can help?

Have tried all suggestions in Support area on topic: Lost/Recover Bookmarks. Also spoke to Windows Support and was told to call Mozilla Firefox Technical Support. I've been unable to find a number.

I had a Windows update around the same time as a Firefox update, May/June, only realised all saved bookmarks prior to June 2020 have disappeared. This has never happened before.

Urgently need to find out if there's a method of retrievel or have it confirmed that all of these very important bookmarks are permanently lost.

Thank you in advance

Asked by Col 2 iminyaka edlule

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How do I recover bookmarks for a laptop with fried hard drive and download them to a new laptop?

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them … (funda kabanzi)

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them into the new computer?

Thanx,

John

Asked by jlleidy56 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Bookmarks "Description" Box

Have not updated my FireFox Browser since Ver. 61.0.2 because the next update eliminated the "Description" field/box under Bookmark Properties. Have any of the later vers… (funda kabanzi)

Have not updated my FireFox Browser since Ver. 61.0.2 because the next update eliminated the "Description" field/box under Bookmark Properties. Have any of the later versions restored this bookmark feature?

Asked by GARCIA 2 iminyaka edlule

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Favicons not updating in bookmarks

I have noticed that the favicons on a website are not being created when I bookmark a new site or when I use a previous bookmark, they are not updating. They are showing … (funda kabanzi)

I have noticed that the favicons on a website are not being created when I bookmark a new site or when I use a previous bookmark, they are not updating.

They are showing as a world globe when first created.

They used to always work so I can only assume that one of the Firefox updates has stopped this working so can someone provide any information to help get this fixed?

Thanks.

Asked by Hawkeye 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Any way to change the color of individual Bookmark folders?

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors… (funda kabanzi)

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors.

Any way to do this?

I'm already using Jscher's excellent UserChrome script to make the folders an attractive yellow, instead of gray. But can this be done for individual foders?

Asked by MartyJames 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Bookmark not work

When i do bookmark on page, its not works. its displayed message like "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by… (funda kabanzi)

When i do bookmark on page, its not works. its displayed message like "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem.". Please Solve this Problem.

Asked by pcpndtrjt 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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A problem with setting a new bookmark

I hit bookmark this page and the window opens, 1st screen capture. https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-09-24-23-47-06-d7aee0.png Next I… (funda kabanzi)

I hit bookmark this page and the window opens, 1st screen capture.

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-09-24-23-47-06-d7aee0.png

Next I expand "other bookmarks" then "choose" See 2nd screen capture

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-09-24-23-52-08-d9387a.png

When I click on "choose" see what happens in the 3rd screen capture.

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-09-24-23-54-18-679698.png

I can choose the sub folder to save the bookmark to. BUT I now CAN'T scroll down the screen to hit the save button. Because the bookmark window doesn't have a scroll bar or a way to make the bookmark window smaller. This is frustrating. Firefox is having other issues not connected with this issue. But the overall picture is getting me to the point of dumping Firefox and going to Google Chrome.

Steve

Asked by reble 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox Refresh

I foolishly clicked on Refresh and when it was done I had lost all bookmarks and history. I am at my wits' end trying to get back to where I was and will never do that a… (funda kabanzi)

I foolishly clicked on Refresh and when it was done I had lost all bookmarks and history. I am at my wits' end trying to get back to where I was and will never do that again. Considering I am 80 years old I know for a fact there are probably a lot of things I won't be doing again but I would like to just go back to where I was. I am no longer able to get into Facebook which isn't going to cause the Earth to spin off its axis but I have several friends I really enjoy staying in touch with and it isn't possible to even enter FB now. I have tried everything, read all directions, followed all orders, jumped through all hoops (great Kodak moment for those of you with cameras) and I have failed.

I know that someone here, probably many of you, are more knowledgeable with the way this works and I would just enjoy being able to contact these two friends and get their emails, the FB connection isn't all that important. Now my question is and feel free to laugh but could this Refresh have caused some glitch in the innards of something or other that would cause this problem?

If any of you could help out a senior here I would be most appreciative.

Thank you for even reading my whining and begging plea.

Gail

Asked by naturepreserve4 1 unyaka odlule

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Exporting specific bookmarks

Can I export only specified bookmarks, or a specific bookmark folder, or is it all or nothing? If I export the whole thing to a .json file or to an HTML file, can I then… (funda kabanzi)

Can I export only specified bookmarks, or a specific bookmark folder, or is it all or nothing? If I export the whole thing to a .json file or to an HTML file, can I then import only selected bookmarks. (I want to copy a bookmark folder from one Mac to another. Different OS versions, same Firefox versions.)

Thanks, Wimsey

Asked by Wimsey 1 unyaka odlule

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Keyword bookmark with special chars removed in Firefox81? How to Make it work again?

I always used keyword bookmark, but in Firefox 81+ if my query parameter (%s) contains special chars (like ?) it doesn't work anymore. What have changed? How can I make i… (funda kabanzi)

I always used keyword bookmark, but in Firefox 81+ if my query parameter (%s) contains special chars (like ?) it doesn't work anymore.

What have changed? How can I make it work again?

Asked by Ricardo Martins 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox update deleted some folders

Firefox's recent update deleted some of my folders. I have gone through all the profile help entries available. I only have one profile listed: the one after the update. … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox's recent update deleted some of my folders. I have gone through all the profile help entries available. I only have one profile listed: the one after the update. How do I find a different profile that is supposed to be saved that I can go back to installing. I am so upset.

Asked by Maureen Jordan 1 unyaka odlule

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What happened to my history and bookmarks

I have been using FF for many Years and kept everything in my profile to retrieve history and bookmarks even if switching the Device. Now since I was forced to do some up… (funda kabanzi)

I have been using FF for many Years and kept everything in my profile to retrieve history and bookmarks even if switching the Device. Now since I was forced to do some update I could not lunch the browser unless chosing create new profile. I logged in to my FF account, did password reset, and I have nothing in the browser, no history, no folders with bookmarks although I haven't even change the device. What's wrong>?

Asked by luk.magiera 1 unyaka odlule

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lost bookmarks and passwords

Hi guys, Firefox Update was made end of August, then I remember the PC was running slower for 2 days but then all the bookmarks and passwords just disapeared - also the t… (funda kabanzi)

Hi guys, Firefox Update was made end of August, then I remember the PC was running slower for 2 days but then all the bookmarks and passwords just disapeared - also the toolbar with all saved bookmarks. How is this possible - PC is running normal now. I was not doing any resets or something like that. Thanks for helping

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