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Solved: Firefox 2.0 Isn't Bookmarking

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by Hulk701, Feb 6, 2007.

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  1. Hulk701

    Hulk701 Banned Thread Starter

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    Hey Gang,

    I'm using Mozilla Firefox 2.0 on win XP and win98. In both cases Firefox isn't bookmarking. I click the Bookmarks page, click "Bookmark this page" and I click the button, and nothing happens.

    How can I fix it?
     
  2. Augie65

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  3. Hulk701

    Hulk701 Banned Thread Starter

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    I tried this, from the post you linked me to:

    you probably have a corrupt localstore.rdf file. Save a backup of all settings and try this:
    Start> Mozilla Firefox> Mozilla Firefox (Safe Mode).
    When safe mode window opens, Select the option Reset toolbars and controls
    and then choose Make Changes and Restart. Then reset your options.


    but I couldn't find the "Reset Toolbars and Controls" option. Where is it?

    thanks,
    HULK!
     
  4. Hulk701

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    Thanks Augie,

    Originally I was opening windows in Safe Mode and it wasn't working. Then I read the article you sent me and I started firefox in Safe Mode. It worked. I reseted it and now I'm happy.

    You taught me something new.

    thanks,
    HULK:D
     
  5. Augie65

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    When you start Firefox in safe mode, a dialog window will open and the second check box down should be Reset toolbars and controls.
    Edit, I should have explained that it is Firefox safe mode and not Windows safe mode.
    You are very welcome.:)
     
  6. Enforcer565

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    Will doing that wipe the bookmarks you may have already saved?
     
  7. Augie65

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    No, not unless you check the box Reset bookmarks to Firefox defaults on the dialog window when starting Firefox in safe mode.
    You would be wise to keep a backup of your bookmarks on your computer somewhere in case something happens in Firefox and you lose them. I keep a backup of my Profile folder so I can replace any of my settings.
    Here is a guide to find and restore your bookmarks.
    Finding your bookmarks
     
  8. Enforcer565

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    How do I save a backup of my settings?
     
  9. Augie65

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    Your settings are in your Profile folder. You can save them individually or I just save a copy of the Profile folder. Your settings or preferences are in different files in the Profile folder.
     
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