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Firefox Not Saving Bookmarks Correctly.


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#1 Nekoyasha

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Posted 13 April 2007 - 03:03 PM

When I try to save a bookmark in Firefox it will save it if I push OK, but it will be blank in the list, but not only that the "Add Bookmark" window will stay open and the name will have disappeared in the "Name:" section. The only way to put the name there is to make up another name and then type it in the blank box and then push OK for the box to disappear. Did I change some options in Firefox?

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Edited by Animal, 13 April 2007 - 09:19 PM.

I thank all who help me and beforehand I would like to say forgive me if I ask some stupid question. It happens to me a lot and I usually just need someone to say the obvious to me. Although I still live by my motto
"What I say is sealed in my words." or a variant of that. (I have it written down, trust me.)

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Posted 15 April 2007 - 06:51 AM

Try opening your bookmarks in the side bar and ensure the main bookmarks folder is situated at the top of the tree. If it isn't, you can drag and drop it at the top.
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Posted 15 April 2007 - 08:48 AM

That has been done and yet bookmarks are still not saving correctly.
I thank all who help me and beforehand I would like to say forgive me if I ask some stupid question. It happens to me a lot and I usually just need someone to say the obvious to me. Although I still live by my motto
"What I say is sealed in my words." or a variant of that. (I have it written down, trust me.)

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Posted 15 April 2007 - 12:48 PM

Have you tried reinstalling Firefox?
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Posted 15 April 2007 - 02:47 PM

No, I was just simply hoping that I wouldn't have to do that so I could keep my add-ons and bookmarks.
I thank all who help me and beforehand I would like to say forgive me if I ask some stupid question. It happens to me a lot and I usually just need someone to say the obvious to me. Although I still live by my motto
"What I say is sealed in my words." or a variant of that. (I have it written down, trust me.)

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Posted 15 April 2007 - 03:14 PM

You won't loose any of your settings, or bookmarks.
Those are stored in a different folder, that is not removed with a simple uninstall.

Delete Firefox using Add or Remove Programs.
Go to C: / Program Files, and delete the Mozilla Firefox folder.
Download a fresh copy of Firefox.
Now, reinstall Firefox.

If that doesn't work, the only other thing I can think of, would be a complete uninstall/reinstall.
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#7 Nekoyasha

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Posted 24 April 2007 - 08:04 PM

I completely un-installed Firefox and then got on Internet Explorer and reinstalled it. I still have the bookmark saving problem. I can only save a bookmark if I retype or type something different in the box for the name.
I thank all who help me and beforehand I would like to say forgive me if I ask some stupid question. It happens to me a lot and I usually just need someone to say the obvious to me. Although I still live by my motto
"What I say is sealed in my words." or a variant of that. (I have it written down, trust me.)

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Posted 24 April 2007 - 11:06 PM

Have you tried using Firefox in Safe Mode?
Its startup mode where all the extensions you have installed are disabled and the default theme is used.
Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

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Posted 29 April 2007 - 06:21 AM

Hi Nekoyasha,


this problem is usually caused by a corrupt localstore.rdf file in your profile (i've had it a few times myself).

Close Firefox and navigate to your profile description (usually in
<C:/Documents and Settings/[username]/Application Data/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/[profilename]>).
Delete the "localstore.rdf" file then restart Firefox, it will then generate a fresh "localstore.rdf" file from the copy
held within the program files, and you should be back in business.

Edited by Peng33, 29 April 2007 - 06:22 AM.





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