We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Bookmarks pictures gone after updating to firefox 8


hiwatt

Likes # 0

Hi folks! After updating to firefox 8 a lot of my bookmarks have small empty white squares where the picture/logo for the website should be?It's not all of them but a lot of them?Has anyone else experienced this and if so any idea why?Thanks.

Like this post
Woolwell

Likes # 0

The Favicons should update over time as you visit the sites.

Like this post
cocteau48

Likes # 0

This may be worth a try to restore your favicons enter link description here

Like this post
hiwatt

Likes # 0

Thanks folks.Cocteau48 that add on actually replaced quite a lot of my favicons but there's still a lot blank?I've tried logging into them and even tried deleting some and re bookmarking them but they still remain blank?

Like this post
bunters59

Likes # 0

Checkplaces won't fix it. This was actually a deliberate change in Firefox 8 - it's not a fault. See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=685059 It's proving to be so unpopular that Mozilla look like they're going to have to change it back in the next release.

Like this post
cocteau48

Likes # 0

If it's a deliberate change instigated by Firefox then I find it odd that on all my systems (XP/Vista and W7) I have not lost a single favicon after upgrading to FF8.

Like this post
grumpy-git

Likes # 0

Just noticed my icons are missing on xp machine using 9.0.1 but on laptop with vista, also running 9.0.1 all the icons are there.

Downloaded addon mentioned above and most are back again

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Samsung Galaxy S6 launch as it happened: Galaxy S6 launch video and live blog - watch again as...

IDG UK Sites

5 things we hate about MWC: What it's like to be a journalist at a technology trade show

IDG UK Sites

Interview: Lauren Currie aims to help design students bridge skills gap

IDG UK Sites

12in Retina MacBook Air release date rumours: new MacBook Air to have fingerprint ID, could launch...