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Post Posted February 19th, 2019, 5:22 am

Seamonkey 2.49.4 upgrade, BLANK SLATE, lost all bookmarks and setting.
Can't find "bookmark.html" anywhere.
I turned on my laptop (W10 Home) two days ago, and a new version of Seamonkey had already installed, with no setting or bookmarks--as though it were a new installation. Got window or pop up to install ver 2.49.4, did so, still nothing, just the new Seamonkey screen.
This is a disaster. Can anyone help?
Thanks
System: W10-Home64, Browser: SeaMonkey/2.46
Have used Netscape, Seamonkey browsers for decades.
Have NEVER used Microsoft browsers.

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Post Posted February 19th, 2019, 6:45 am


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Post Posted February 19th, 2019, 8:43 am

The bookmarks file in html that SeaMonkey will create (if you tell it to do that) is bookmarks.html. Note the plural. Normally it makes its backups as json.

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Post Posted February 19th, 2019, 10:51 am

SeaMonkey upgrades are broken so it is unlikely that a SeaMonkey update did this.

Probably another Win 10 upgrade desaster. They are rolling out 1809 now. Might have tucked the files away somewhere on your disk if you are lucky.

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Post Posted February 19th, 2019, 5:26 pm

You may not necessarily have a "bookmarks.html".
(bookmarks.html has not been used in ages [except for perhaps a backup - if you set SeaMonkey to create it].)

Look instead for "places.sqlite".
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