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Hey guys!

I have just noticed that half of my bookmark's are missing, everything that wasn't in a subfolder is gona and oneof the subfolder's that i have had load's (about 50) now theres only like 15 entries.

What's happened?

It's not another profile thing because i've had a look and only 1 profile exists.
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post #2 of 10
Here you go man. This is what you need
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewto...250164#1250164

Keep us posted on how it goes
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post #3 of 10
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No go dude

I had a look in my profile's folder and i found i file called "bookmarks.cmf.html.bak" don't know why i didn't see it before, so i changed the extention to ".html" and loaded firefox but still no go.

I had a look inside the acctual fire and they are there but it won't load them

It decided to load them this time, thanks for your help Inquisitor.
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post #4 of 10
Sometimes you can close FF and it will stay running in the processes and you'll get this problem, All you have to do is Ctrl>Alt>Deleted and END PROCESS to fix this.
Also FF keeps a list of you bookmarks in a file called BOOKMARKS.HTML,You can search your HDD for this file and COPY\\PASTE it into another location as a backup if needed.
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post #5 of 10
Well, since the damage is done and you cant get it.
try backing it up for the future
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewto...252725#1252725
-thanks patrol head
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post #6 of 10
It's happened to myself and my former gf on occasion. In my case my computer's been crashing a lot lately so Firefox seems to turn back to default randomly. This is why I always keep a backup of my bookmarks somewhere safe just in case. In my gf's case, she just has a crappy store bought computer that's owned by a person who doesn't know much about computers so there you have it.
    
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post #7 of 10
Firefox has done it to me a few times..I't kinda annoying
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post #8 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr. Mumbles
Firefox has done it to me a few times..I't kinda annoying
It kept loosing my imported BMarks too!
I updated and not a problem since.
    
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by PetrolHead
Hey guys!

I have just noticed that half of my bookmark's are missing, everything that wasn't in a subfolder is gona and oneof the subfolder's that i have had load's (about 50) now theres only like 15 entries.

What's happened?

It's not another profile thing because i've had a look and only 1 profile exists.
You can always export your bookmarks before updating the browser. It will export to a bookmark.htm file

Thanks
Ken
post #10 of 10
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It's OK...

It's sorted now dude's.

I just loaded the Bookmark.html backup file, it took me a while to find it though.... it wasn't where it usually is.
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