My Firefox bookmarks survived several 'fresh installs', but not the latest one....

Petter Adsen petter at
Thu Mar 31 14:17:24 UTC 2016

On Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:51:50 +0200
Bas Roufs <basroufs at> wrote:

> However, the bookmarks are a problem. Before the 'fresh install', I
> did not backup the .json - file from Firefox my previous install,
> because I relied on Firefox Sync to get them back. During several
> years, it has worked out like this, but not now - ALL by bookmarks,
> from several years seem to be gone. The .json files I still do have
> are way too old - they are not relevant any more.
> Is there any other way to get my bookmarks back?

Is the checkbox for bookmarks under Preferences -> Sync checked? If it
is and they don't appear, then the only other way is to restore from a


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