Firefox bookmarks location

Firefox bookmarks location

See here first:

There are two folders which say "Windows.old" & "Windows.old.000".  I found a .json bookmarks file that says "bookmarks-2017-06-27.json" so I can get to this file.

I can use this file, but going back further do you know of how firefox stores bookmarks that have not been backed up (using the menus Bookmarks > Import and Backup > Backup...)

Since the bookmarks were never backed up in this way either I would like the most recent version before the OS reinstallation and since Firefox remembers all your bookmarks without having to use the above commands then the file must be stored on the hard drive somewhere.
RyanHelp DeskAsked:
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Within the same location, Firefox profule, there is a backup that automatically gets created every time a change is done, the suffix if not mistaken uses the date of the change.
It could be helpful to take a look at Mozilla's documentation:
Bookmarks, Downloads and Browsing History: The places.sqlite file contains all your Firefox bookmarks and lists of all the files you've downloaded and websites you’ve visited. The bookmarkbackups folder stores bookmark backup files, which can be used to restore your bookmarks. For more information, see Bookmarks in Firefox and Restore bookmarks from backup or move them to another computer.

(Please note that the process for restoring is linked on that site)
fred hakimRetired ITCommented:
This explains Recovering bookmarks from an OLD hard drive or backup.

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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
fred hakim:

I opened the file "profiles.ini from:


using Firefox and I got the following text on the screen in the web browser window:



How do I import this data back into Firefox using Firefox?
RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
I logged into my wife's account, but the folder "AppData" is not showing.  I was able to find the bookmarks file, but I can't seem to import it into firefox using my wife's account.
RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
fixed it.
fred hakimRetired ITCommented:
Happy wife, Happy life!  Glad I contributed.
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