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Bookmarks gone?

by padi89 / March 21, 2006 9:18 PM PST

Hi,i just started up my PC and all my bookmarks are gone from firefox ,there is nothing there at all.I still have bookmarks in my IE but i didnt really use any of them.Any idea how they just dissapeared like that,or more importantly can i get them back?
Thanks in advance.

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Bookmarks
by tomron / March 21, 2006 10:07 PM PST
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Check this LINKout

Tom

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????
by padi89 / March 21, 2006 11:24 PM PST
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If i did a system restore is there a chance that it would work? I renewed my antivirus subscription today so would a restore mean i would have to update it again?

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I'm Not Sure A System Restore Would Bring Them Back
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 21, 2006 11:34 PM PST
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Padi,

System Restore doesn't affect some things like your "My Documents" folder and such, but you can always try.. Yes, if you use System Restore, it's possible you'll need to renew the subscription depending on the type of update the program uses. Some subscription renewals are actually stored on the computer itself while others are managed from the subscription server.

That said, why not simply "import" the Bookmarks from your Internet Explorer Favorites section. In Firefox, click on "Bookmarks" in the upper left, choose "Manage Bookmarks". When that window opens, click on "File" in the upper right, choose "Import", make sure the "Internet Explorer" box is CHECKED and then follow the prompts to import Internet Explorer's Favorites to your bookmarks.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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