How to Recover/Restore Corrupted Firefox Bookmarks

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How to Recover/Restore Corrupted Firefox Bookmarks

Post by Doctor Inferno on 2nd April 2009, 10:06 am

--Close Firefox First---

1. Browse and Navigate to the Hard disk where your Windows is Installed.

2. Then go to the following location C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\

3. Inside the Profiles folders you should see a single directory or multiple directories if you are using multiple Firefox Profiles.
Select your Default Firefox Directory.
Example stzbt87m.default

4. Inside this Directory you will see a folder called “bookmarkbackups” go into this folder.
You will see a bunch of html Files name bookmarks and a date. These are the bookmarks that have been backup for the last five days by Firefox.

5. Select a file that is a day or two older than todays date.
For example today’s date is 2008-10-22 then select bookmarks-2008-10-21.html i.e a file which is a day older.Copy this file and rename it to bookmarks.html

6. Put this file in the main Default profile Directory and replace the old file.

i.e C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\stzbt87m.default\

7. Start Firefox.

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