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Used “%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data” but my bookmarks and extensions disapeared

I was trying to solve an annoying problem with THIS WEB PAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE message showing up all the time in my CHROME browser. I followed indeed ALL the forums advises on the issue to no avail. ...
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How to quickly migrate bookmarks toolbar and passwords from Firefox to Chrome?

As of lately, Firefox seems to have become much slower than Google Chrome, and this seems to be due to the presence of one or more memory leaks which slows it down considerably after it is left ...
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Permanently Deleted Chrome Bookmarks Recovery? or AppData full Recovery? Any Level of Solution Available in Win 7?

Win 7, I deleted during disk clean up and manually from AppData all files, which includes Chrome bookmarks as well! I tried to restore system to recover chrome bookmarks, but they are not showing up ...
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Why is some styles/headings are excluded from bookmark when converting from word to pdf

I created custom styles/headings for my document One is called "Title Custom" and another is called "Subtitle Custom" But when I convert into pdf with the bookmark setting selected, the only thing ...
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Set default folder for saving bookmarks in Firefox

I have Firefox 29.0.1 and would like to change the default folder a bookmark is saved in when pressing Ctrl + D. Currently when pressing Ctrl + D the folder is always ""Bookmarks Menu" but I want it ...
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Firefox: Is it possible to change the number of recently used bookmark folders?

Is it possible to increase the number of recently used folders when creating/editing a bookmark (yellow highlighted area) in Firefox ~34? I've tried searching the internet searching the configs ...
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Tool allowing to resume and bookmark specific location of video/playlist

I am going insane trying to watch a course of videos on a bunch of different folders. I aggregated all the folders into one huge playlist (in different Windows players) but each time i resume ...
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Excel link in Word docx

I use a Word file to put it as a report in which I integrate tables and charts from an Excel file. More precisely, on a network drive I have many Excel and Word files. Each Word file has its Excel ...
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Reset back to google chrome default user

I never had google users setup on my computer although I had all my bookmarks saved. I thought by logging into my google account, it would save all my bookmarks and merge it to my account but I was ...
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Full-Text Search Through My Bookmarks?

I would like to be able to search through pages which I have bookmarked. Like a Google search but limited to my bookmarks. Firefox allows you to search through your bookmarks but only the URL, Title ...
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Firefox : Import bookmarks from one firefox browser to another in different laptop [duplicate]

I have two laptops on which firefox is installed. I want to merge the bookmarks. How can I achieve this ? Thanks in advance.
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Sync Chrome bookmarks to Delicious

I use Google Chrome. I love the snappy and fast feeling. I thought I will miss the add ons of Firefox. But, not really. However, I used to use delicious actively and want to continue to do the same. ...
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Generate PDF with bookmarks from Microsoft Word on Mac OS X

Is there a way to generate a PDF file from a Microsoft Word document on Mac OS X so that it generates PDF bookmarks based on the structure of the document? I've tried opening the .docx file ...
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Exporting Insane Amount of Google Chrome Bookmarks

I have every single bookmark that I've ever bookmarked since I was in second grade. In Google Chrome right now. And I'm trying to export them all to Diigo to see how well it would work as a bookmark ...
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Chrome bookmarks in folder - open all in new windows?

In chrome (chromium running on Ubuntu 10.04 specifically) is there a way to open all bookmarks in a bookmark folder, each in their own new window? I realize that I could just open them all in tabs, ...
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Firefox Live Bookmarks - how to manually create?

I need to manually create a Live Boomark in Firefox by specifying the URL myself. There are no options to do this inside the Bookmarks menu or the "Show all Bookmarks" / Library window. You can ...
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How to make Firefox sync reliable: new bookmarks are lost and old bookmarks reappear in unsorted

I am trying to synchronise my bookmarks between a PC and two Macs using Firefox sync. My bookmarks (2000+) are arranged into a heirachy of folders. After sync, old folders that have been deleted ...
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How to search within folders in Firefox Bookmarks?

Is there any way or addon that allows the user to search for bookmarks within certain folders. As of now if you use the search bark in bookmarks it will show results from all folders. This is quite ...
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How to import bookmarks from Firefox into Opera 20 in Windows?

This old question is too outdated to be of any significance - it involves the old version of Opera, and the browser is now very different. So please don't flag this as duplicate. Opera 20 has a ...
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one way bookmark syncing/syncing issues Chrome

I have two computers, a desktop computer that I use for nearly everything, as well as an old laptop that I only use when traveling. As a result of this the bookmarks on the laptop are outdated and ...
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Do browsers change URLs of saved bookmarks in response to 301 redirection?

HTTP status code 301 is used to indicate that content has moved permanently, and that the returned URL should be used to access the requested content in future. RFC 2616 says Clients with link ...
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How to enable the bookmarks toolbar in Pentadactyl/Firefox?

I am using Pentadactyl Nightly (20 August 2013) with Firefox 23.0.1. After installing Pentadactyl, it removed all my toolbars. However, the bookmarks toolbar is actually useful for me so I want to ...
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Why can't I see bookmarks in another word document when trying to create a bookmark based hyperlink?

So the document I have already has headings and a table of contents (TOC) and thus it has bookmarks However I need to link to this document from elsewhere but when I go to the other document and ...
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Creates PDF from Bookmarks

I have a large list of bookmarks in google chrome, firefox, and internet explorer. I have sites bookmarked from years ago that are no longer available. How can I archive the sites I have bookmarked ...
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Firefox bookmarks folder icon

Is there a way to assign a custom icon to a folder in Firefox bookmarks? That way not all folders would look the same, so I could delete the names and save some space in the bookmarks bar.
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Terminal emulator with bookmarks/history of commands/directories?

I work a lot with the command line (GNOME Terminal + Bash). I would love to have an easy/graphical way to use [bookmarks|history] of [commands|directories]. For example, I would like to have a list ...
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Is there a way to set the default bookmark location in Chrome?

I often bookmark pages on Chrome, and I have a generic folder for any bookmarks I don't feel like putting in it's proper place. Anyway, Chrome decided to put my bookmarks automatically in my least ...
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Is there a simple way to sort bookmarks? [closed]

Let's say you have hundreds of bookmarks, and you'd like to sort them by subject so you can more easily find them. What would be the easiest way to go about doing this?
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How to convert the html book into a pdf (with bookmarks for toc)? [duplicate]

I downloaded a large HTML-formatted reference document, which contains a number of chapters in separate files. I would like to convert the entire document into a single PDF file, preferably with a ...
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Does Firefox store bookmarks as individual files anywhere? [duplicate]

Many years ago in the time of Windows XP, I remember that Internet Explorer had a "Favourites" folder containing each bookmark as a standalone file. This enabled easy drag-and-drop operations on ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of items in bookmarks sidebar

In Windows. (I know I can open Desktop > Properties > Appearance > Advanced > [and figure out which item determines it; probably Menu]. But, I don't want other things changed - just the ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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Bookmarking web pages

I have some web pages which I'd like to take an eye on at home, not at work. The thing is my google chrome at work is not synchronized with my google chrome at home, so my bookmarks are not the same. ...
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Google Chrome - Cannot switch off bookmark suggestions [duplicate]

I UNTICKED the prediction service box (in settings), and the browser still intrusively presents links I've bookmarked and suggests them below the address bar. How come this feature cannot be switched ...
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What is the sort key in IE's Favorites menu?

I have few hundreds of bookmarks in Internet Explorer (currently IE10). When I open Favorites menu on the menu bar I can see the bookmarks appearing not exactly in order I added them, but their order ...
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How to restore my bookmarks in windows 8? I deleted my user account

How to restore my chrome bookmarks in windows 8? I deleted my user account. Can anybody help me? I have very important data in my bookmarks which effects my job.
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How can I download the pages referenced by me bookmarks as html files?

I have lots of bookmarks (guitar chords of songs) , saved in Google Chrome, and also a nice program called XMarks It works great, but one problem is, some of the old webpages is getting deleted, so I ...
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Recovering a bookmark folder

I cannot find an important folder from the chrome bookmarks. I did not make a backup. I already re-installed windows and chrome. I went from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Is it possible for me ...
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Increase limit of bookmark folders in Firefox?

In Firefox 3, when you click the bookmark star to choose a Folder, you only get a list of the top 5 used folders. Is there a way to increase this limit to 10 or 15?, since I have lots of bookmark ...
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Bible on Acrobat PDF with a static/top/center navigation bar with drop down menus for Book, chapter/verse

I need to create a regular static navigation bar in all pages of my PDF Bible, so people can easily go to book/chapter/verse number. Here is an example of what it should look like: ...
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What is the difference between Firefox search engine keywords and bookmark keywords?

I know the obvious answer is: One is for search engines and the other is for all kinds of bookmarks. But I'm referring to the "Add a keyword for this search" functionality when right-clicking input ...
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Notepad++ - file bookmarks working like web page bookmarks in web browser?

There are line bookmarks in Notepad++ but I have a large number of files (100+) I need to visit from time to time, just like web pages. I can't have all of them open as this would create too many ...
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Opening local batch file from Chrome bookmark

I have a batch file located at C:/bat.bat on the C drive of my Windows 8 system. I created a Chrome bookmark that points to the URL file:\\\C:\bat.bat. When I click the bookmark, Chrome shows the ...
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Firefox: External 3rd party tool for cleaning unmanageable bookmark-collection? [closed]

I have an extremely large bookmark collection due to a past unfortunate habit of bookmarking all tabs. Much of this collection consists of bookmarked viral media pages, youtube, assorted funnies etc ...
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Sync only a single bookmarks folder [closed]

There seem to be a few options for syncing Firefox bookmarks, such as Firefox Sync and Xmarks. Are there any other services which might allow the user to sync only a single bookmark folder between ...
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Prevent new window opening at Internet Explorer bookmarks toolbar

There is a computer with Internet Explorer 8, Tabs are disabled completely. When the bookmarks on bookmark toolbar is clicked, they are opened in a new window. The need is; they should open in the ...
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Chrome bookmarks have totally disappeared from my system

I logged on to Chrome today, and my entire bookmarks, 1000's of entries, was gone. That was several years of detailed research and it's gone just like that. Is there any way to get the Chrome ...
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Method to restore just one folder from a CHROME Bookmarks backup?

I am familiar with Backup and Restore of all Bookmarks in CHROME. My issue is did not notice a very involved single folder is gone. And now months worth of additional cleanup and additions to current ...
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What is the difference between the Firefox “Bookmarks Toolbar” and the “Bookmarks Menu”

I am trying to clean up my bookmarks and I want to know: What is the difference between the Firefox "Bookmarks Toolbar" and the "Bookmarks Menu" Where are each of these in Firefox What determines ...
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Bookmark names ellipses on Chrome

Is there a way to show the full name of bookmarks that have really long names on the bookmark bar in Google Chrome? Currently they are being shortened by truncation with ellipses in a manner similar ...