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12.6. How to Recover Lost Bookmarks in Firefox

How to Recover Lost Bookmarks in Firefox


Make hidden files and folders visible in the Folder options menu. Open any Explorer window, click on Tools > Folder options, select the View tab and enable the "Show hidden files and folders" option.



Firefox saves automatic backup copies of bookmarks on a daily basis, without having to configure it or install any third-party extension.

Launch Firefox, select Bookmarks from the toolbar, and select Organize Bookmarks...



Select  Import and Backup from the list of options, Select Restore, then Choose File...




Browse to the following folder C:\Documents and Settings\ username\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\xxxxxxx.default\bookmarkbackups



You'll have a few versions to choose from; select the one that is largest, or as close to today's date as possible. You may need to close Firefox and restart it to view the bookmarks.

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