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missing bookmarks

I received a virus message alert that popped up on my screen. I then hit control alt delete and shut down Firefox, when I reopening it, my bookmarks were gone and not ev… (funda kabanzi)

I received a virus message alert that popped up on my screen. I then hit control alt delete and shut down Firefox, when I reopening it, my bookmarks were gone and not even able to add new bookmarks. An error message stating something like, another program is using the file keeps appearing. I'm able to log into a different computer and my bookmarks are there.

Asked by rob239 5 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 amahora adlule

Bookmarks Toolbar and Bookmarks menu (mozilla firefox bookmark folder) both on the left side

I would like my Mozilla Firefox bookmarks to stay on the left side and my bookmark toolbar on the right side (just like it used to be). Now both Bookmark toolbar and Mozi… (funda kabanzi)

I would like my Mozilla Firefox bookmarks to stay on the left side and my bookmark toolbar on the right side (just like it used to be). Now both Bookmark toolbar and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks are on the left side , and I can't even search a Mozilla Firefox bookmark using the search window.

Please help. Regards. E.C

Asked by emoveo.ca 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 4 izinyanga ezidlule

my favorites/bookmarks has too many duplicate saved web sites on it, How do I remove the duplicates?

My favorites/bookmarks has too many duplicate saved web sites on it, How do I remove the duplicates? This was not of my doing most have been repeated on my favorites bar… (funda kabanzi)

My favorites/bookmarks has too many duplicate saved web sites on it, How do I remove the duplicates? This was not of my doing most have been repeated on my favorites bar/list 3 or more times. I am not sure how to delete the duplicates and not the originals. Can anyone Help me with this?

Asked by jamest10 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by snydermws 1 inyanga edlule

How to fix Firefox so that it uses the default (globe) icon for all un-visited bookmarks, as it did before?

Using YouTube for example... Previously, when I bookmarked a page/video (URL), if the newly bookmarked page (URL) had previously been visited, the bookmark would be disp… (funda kabanzi)

Using YouTube for example...

Previously, when I bookmarked a page/video (URL), if the newly bookmarked page (URL) had previously been visited, the bookmark would be displayed in the Sidebar (or Toolbar) with a typical "YouTube Play Button" icon (favicon). But, if the newly bookmarked page (URL) has never been visited, then the bookmark would be displayed in the Sidebar (or Toolbar) with a default "Globe" icon (favicon).

I almost always create bookmarks by dragging links/URLs from the browser client area to a folder in the bookmarks list in the sidebar (and sometimes/rarely, to a folder on the Bookmarks Toolbar). But the same happens if I manually create a new bookmark to a "Visited" or "Un-visited" page.

Recently, this behavior just changed "without notice"...

Now, when I drag a link/URL from a the "Recommended videos column" on the right side of a YouTube page/video, to the bookmarks list in the sidebar, the bookmark is ALWAYS displayed in the Sidebar (or Toolbar) with a typical "YouTube Play Button" icon (favicon), regardless of whether the page had previously been visited, or not. Also, existing bookmarks for un-visited pages that were previously created, and were previously displayed in the Sidebar (or Toolbar) with a default "Globe" icon (favicon), are now displayed in the Sidebar (or Toolbar) with a typical "YouTube Play Button" icon (favicon).

How can I bring back the previous behavior of displaying bookmarks of un-visited pages/URLs in the Sidebar (or Toolbar) with a default "Globe" icon (favicon)?

Asked by Myfirefox21 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Factory Reset For Firefox

Hello, I accidentally transferred my Google Chrome data to Firefox, and as a result, all my bookmarks, passwords, email addresses, and everything else ended up in Firefox… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I accidentally transferred my Google Chrome data to Firefox, and as a result, all my bookmarks, passwords, email addresses, and everything else ended up in Firefox. I do not want this, and I want a fresh installation of Firefox with no bookmarks or saved passwords. Please help me with this.

Asked by Oğuzhan 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Terry 4 izinyanga ezidlule

LOST ALL MY BOOKMARKS

Apprantly Firefox updated last night. I still show all the names of my bookmarks but NONE of them have any information in them. Probably lost my passwords too. Tried… (funda kabanzi)

Apprantly Firefox updated last night. I still show all the names of my bookmarks but NONE of them have any information in them. Probably lost my passwords too.

Tried all the fixes shown in prior posts. This is unacceptable !

Asked by mjfissel 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by martyjc247 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Drag and drop onto bookmark icon no longer works Firefox 120.01 (2023)

Two computers. Both computers name version of Firefox and same version Of Windows 10. On computer 1 drag and drop no longer works. I can click star next url and manually … (funda kabanzi)

Two computers. Both computers name version of Firefox and same version Of Windows 10. On computer 1 drag and drop no longer works. I can click star next url and manually to bookmark toolbar. I also cannot reorder on tool bar by dragging and dropping by selecting.

How do I know I'm doing it correctly? On computer 2 it works exactly as should. Click on padlock and drop or click on entry and toolbar and reorder. Same extensions etc and do not have a bookmark extension though have tab session manager. Same version both computers. Only difference in browser is number of tabs open. x 10 difference in number of tabs open computer 1 versus 2.

If I put firefox in troubleshoot mode with extensions etc off or create a brand new profile and try same problem.

Asked by jkannry 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by zeroknight 1 inyanga edlule

Help! Firefox won't transfer bookmarks to new PC: tried HTML, json, and sync!

From: Dell XPS 13 (5 years old) on Windows 11. Up to date with The most recent version of Firefox which I believe is 120. Always stay up to date. To: Dell XPS 13 (bran… (funda kabanzi)

From: Dell XPS 13 (5 years old) on Windows 11. Up to date with The most recent version of Firefox which I believe is 120. Always stay up to date.

To: Dell XPS 13 (brand new as of this week), Windows 11 with all updates and Firefox most recent 120 again always up to date.

I have tried reading several articles on here and using different methods from multiple answers and threads and have failed to find a method which exports All of my bookmarks from my old computer to my new computer.

NOTE:

Would highly prefer a method that replaces all bookmarks and data on my new computer exactly with everything from my old computer!

I don't care about my bookmarks on my new computer because I don't really have any but I do care very much about my old ones. At one point when I was syncing them, The bookmarks on my new computer which didn't include The vast majority of them disappeared from both computers for a short time until I restored to a specific different date a few times and luckily have my bookmarks on my old laptop still.


I have tried exporting them as a JSON and as an HTML to put them on my new computer. I've read the HTML method puts them all in one place as opposed to replacing all of them. Obviously I would prefer the JSON method. However I have tried both with no success. I've also tried moving them into the documents folder both times as recommended. I've tried to restore to date on the new computer.

Transferring bookmarks individually would be way too time-consuming as I have a ton of different folders.

Someone please help me find a solution to do something which should be basic which is transfer all my bookmarks for my old computer to my new computer. I'm also logged into my Firefox same account on both computers and have tried syncing with no success as well. No matter how many times I do it. I repeated all of these processes many times with small variations.

Please someone help me get my bookmarks! Thank you for your time and help!

Best regards,

Nate

Asked by Nathan Silver 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Retrieve bookmarks

Hi My computer crashed today and it had to be it reformatted. I have updated the computer but i want to update my bookmarks. How do i access / restore my booksmarks fro… (funda kabanzi)

Hi My computer crashed today and it had to be it reformatted. I have updated the computer but i want to update my bookmarks. How do i access / restore my booksmarks from yesterday? At the moment I cannot see any of my old bookmarks all i have is the bookmarks that come with when you install firefox.

I am logged into firefox but i cannot see my old search history or find any of my old bookmarked folders.

Please help me, I thought firefox was looking after my bookmarks when i was logging in.

Thank you

Louis

Asked by louistenkate 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

how to restore bookmarks after reset password?

i reinstalled windows 10 and tried to login in firefox, but i didn't remember password so i reseted password and tried to sync bookmarks but nothing to sync. how i can re… (funda kabanzi)

i reinstalled windows 10 and tried to login in firefox, but i didn't remember password so i reseted password and tried to sync bookmarks but nothing to sync. how i can restore my bookmarks? why after reset password all my synced data will be erased? what genius came up with this?

Asked by dastanyes7 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Bookmarks corrupted

I have lost all my Bookmarks - they have the same name, but the icon & address is wrong. This is on-going = I cannot Bookmark without it occuring. I have atte… (funda kabanzi)

I have lost all my Bookmarks - they have the same name, but the icon & address is wrong.

  • This is on-going = I cannot Bookmark without it occuring.
  • I have attempted to restore to a previous point, but the issue did not resolve.
  • This occurs over all my synced devices. (I have now stopped Firefox syncing.)
  • The incorrect icon & address is from a 'trusted' site (ie. national govt, email provider etc) that I have previously visited, but never Bookmarked.

Please help as I use Bookmarks professionally & have built an excellent database over many years.

- thank you -

Asked by c.laurikainen 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 inyanga edlule

Can Firefox bookmarks and/or passwords be transferred from old hard drive?

I just built a new computer with all new parts and Windows 11. The old one is disassembled. I realized afterwards that I had forgotten to save the bookmarks and passwor… (funda kabanzi)

I just built a new computer with all new parts and Windows 11. The old one is disassembled. I realized afterwards that I had forgotten to save the bookmarks and passwords into the formats that make importing easy. So I have the original hard drive where Firefox was located on (with Windows 10). Is there a way to copy/paste/import any folders and/or files from the original hard drive to the one on the new computer to transfer the bookmarks and/or passwords?

Asked by sunsrfsnow4me 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Sync all of a sudden have forgotten almost everything.

I have used Firefox with sync since sync were released. Today (25th dec), all of a sudden hundreds of saved passwords are gone, just 9 out of at least 200. I have chang… (funda kabanzi)

I have used Firefox with sync since sync were released. Today (25th dec), all of a sudden hundreds of saved passwords are gone, just 9 out of at least 200.

I have changed the password for my account and logged in. Tried to logout and login again but just 9 passwords is found, extremely frustrating!

Anyone got a clue what has happened?

Peter, Sweden

Asked by Peter - 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Paul 1 inyanga edlule

Synchronising Firefox

I had to re-install Windows 11 after the last major Windows update. I cannot find a copy of my bookmarksmenu or bookmark bar (I am translating from Dutch) in Windows.old.… (funda kabanzi)

I had to re-install Windows 11 after the last major Windows update. I cannot find a copy of my bookmarksmenu or bookmark bar (I am translating from Dutch) in Windows.old. I did have Firefox synchronized with my Android phone, so all of those bookmarks are still in Firefox Android (on my phone). I would like to get them all back, but the phone clearly says that the synchronisation feature is NOT for backing up or restoring this kind of stuff. On the phone the Settings and clicking on my email address says, that the last synchronisation took place 1 minute ago, but indeed, the bookmarks are not back on my computer's Firefox. I hate to initiate a synchronisation from my computer (don't even know how) and then have the synchronisation overwrite the favorites and bookmarks on my phone. None of the help files or articles give any indiction whether you can dictate the direction of the synchronisation or whether that is even a thing. So basically, I seem to have no backup of my favorites or bookmark, other than what's in Firefox for Android. How can I restore them from there. I read I can import them in the desktop version, but I don't find any info on how to export them from Android. Help!

David

Asked by David 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Dropa 4 izinyanga ezidlule

How do I get my bookmarks in alphabetical order?

How do I get my bookmarks in alphabetical order? I have tried doing it in "Manage Bookmarks" and I get them in the correct order there, but when I go back to the Bookmark… (funda kabanzi)

How do I get my bookmarks in alphabetical order? I have tried doing it in "Manage Bookmarks" and I get them in the correct order there, but when I go back to the Bookmarks list, nothing has changed. ???

Asked by miket9043 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 izinyanga ezidlule

transfering .jsonlz4 bookmarks to new PC

Hi - I just reset my PC and trying to restore Firefox. I saved the default release folder (qejikze4.default-release-1669319412153) which contains the latest bookmarks in… (funda kabanzi)

Hi - I just reset my PC and trying to restore Firefox. I saved the default release folder (qejikze4.default-release-1669319412153) which contains the latest bookmarks in the "bookmarkbackups" folder. I tried to just replace the bookmark file in the new install (how I previously transfered them), but I can't find the files in the latest V.120 version. Any suggestions on how I can do it?

Thanks

Peter

Asked by ppmerriman 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Firefox 120.0.1

Ever since the automatic update to Firefox 120 my multi-row bookmarks are not working properly. The slightest movement of a bookmark on the first row will instantly flip… (funda kabanzi)

Ever since the automatic update to Firefox 120 my multi-row bookmarks are not working properly. The slightest movement of a bookmark on the first row will instantly flip it down to the end of the 2nd row, and freeze all the bookmarks. I have to restart Firefox is Safe Mode to move the bookmark back where it belongs. If I drag in a new bookmark the two bookmark rows also freeze. Plus they freeze if a bookmark gets slightly jiggled but stays in place. Again, I'll have to restart in safe mode to put things back in order.

Am I the only one experiencing this?

Thanks, BH

Asked by bhdavis 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Terry 2 izinyanga ezidlule