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I believe I tried all the bookmark management apps on the Chrome web store, deleted part of the bookmarks manually (yes, I even attempted that), organize them within folders and all, but they just came back every time I launched Chrome.

If you're wondering how I ended up with 150,000 bookmarks I'm not sure either. All I know is that they'd been imported from Firefox at first, with StumbleUpon bookmarks and all, and they just seem to have duplicated themselves with every sync since maybe... 2009. I've got a lot of empty folders in the mix as well, and they seem to increase in number too each time I take a look at my bookmarks.

Right now I'm running AM-DeadLink, who has been trying to delete the duplicates for maybe 10 hours now, and I'm not sure if it's even working any more since the Bookmarks file size in AppData/Local/Google/Chrome hasn't dropped from 51mb.

I don't want to delete all my bookmarks since I have important stuff in there. What I need is to get rid of all those duplicates for good. Any ideas?

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Copy your profile before trying to clean it. If something goes wrong, you can go back to the old profile. –  SPRBRN Apr 27 at 12:12
Have you tried this?? chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/supersorter/… Worked for me and does everything listed in the description of the extension try it and come over again if it doesn't work. –  Franco Apr 27 at 12:13
Copy my profile? How do I do that? –  Vera X Apr 27 at 13:32
Find your profile using this question: superuser.com/questions/329112/… –  Nattgew Apr 28 at 17:19
Okay, so I used SuperSorter for maybe a third time and no, it does not work. My bookmarks remain at a whopping 150,000. –  Vera X Apr 28 at 17:58

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I shut off bookmarks sync on Icloud and deleted the icloud extension in chrome. the problem stopped. not a big deal I dont use safari on my iphone but use chrome as my default browser so I still get synced bookmarks.

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How will this get rid of the duplicates? –  Kevin Panko Sep 27 at 17:54

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