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George Kaplin
06-13-2006, 03:38 AM
Firefox has deleted my bookmarks three times in as many months. Needless to say, this has pissed me off considerably. Is there anything I can do to ensure this doesn't happen again, or should I just switch back to IE?

Fear Itself
06-13-2006, 09:38 AM
What version of Firefox do you have? Here are the instructions for restoring bookmarks in Firefox 1.5 . (http://www.smartnetadmin.com/support/computer_service_eugene_oregon52.html)

As far as I know, it is a bug in Firefox that will occur randomly.

Harmonious Discord
06-13-2006, 10:24 AM
Why do I have this feeling that it's the plugins not playing nice with each other, that's causing the random deletions?

aldiboronti
06-13-2006, 10:49 AM
The Mozbackup extension (http://mozbackup.jasnapaka.com/) is a lifesaver. Every time you close Firefox it saves a copy of your profile (bookmarks included) in a separate place, safe from any bugs in FF, etc.

You'll never have bookmark woes again.

George Kaplin
06-13-2006, 11:59 AM
Ah, nice one aldiboronti! I'll install that now. Thanks everyone.