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This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for restoring your Mozilla Firefox bookmarks and settings.
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In CrashPlan app version 4.8.4 and later, the Restore tab is updated. For instructions, see Restore files from the CrashPlan app version 4.8.4 and later.
- Open the CrashPlan app and go to Restore.
- If there are multiple computers on your account, select the computer you want to restore.
- If you are backing up to multiple destinations, select the backup destination that you want to use for this restore.
- Locate and select your Firefox profile .default folder from the file tree. The folder is located in your AppData (Windows) or Application Support (Mac) folder and labeled with a unique combination of eight letters and numbers, for example:
- Windows: /Users/<user name>/AppData/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/<
/Users/<user name>/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/<nkta7i8r>.default
- (Mac only) From the restore options, click original permissions to change the selection to current permissions.
- From the restore options, click Desktop, then original location to change the location of where the files are restored. The location should be set to a folder.
- Change the folder by clicking on the default (Desktop).
- From the Select a Directory dialog, choose the Firefox Profile folder for your operating system and click Ok:
/Users/<user name>/Library/Application/ Support/Firefox/Profiles/
- Click Restore.
- Restart Firefox to see your restored bookmarks and settings.