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I have just upgraded to the Tor Browser Bundle version 3.5. I overwrote my old Tor directory, which normally preserved my bookmarks. With this upgrade, all of my bookmarks are gone. Is there anyway to restore them?

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Thank You! All my bookmarks are back. – user843 Dec 28 '13 at 14:03
most easy for me was export bookmarks from old version to html. open new bundle and import from html. all bookmarks were there again. – user3613 Sep 11 '14 at 10:23
I have the same problem with the most recent upgrade of the Tor browser - unfortunatley all my bookmarks were overridden (disappeared) with the new upgrade. I really need those bookmarks, one in particular! I am a relative newbie when it come to computer navigation - can you walk me through the steps of how to restore my previous version of Tor so I can get my bookmarks back? – user7123 Apr 4 at 21:06

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The folder-structure between version 2.X and 3.X has changed. While the bookmarks were stored in

\Tor Browser2.X\FirefoxPortable\Data\profile

they are now stored in

\Tor Browser3.5\Data\Browser\profile.default.

You better create a new folder for the new TorBrowserBundle and then copy the bookmarks over.

It is recommended to export the bookmarks, unpack the new bundle to a different or new folder, import the bookmarks and then remove the old bundle.

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