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Old Jan 25, 2010, 10:40 PM   #1
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Safari won't save bookmarks

I am on a MacBook (OS 10.5.8) running Safari (4.0.3). All of a sudden I have noticed that when I try to set a new bookmark, it appears in the folder on the bookmark menu bar, until I shut down and then it disappears. However, when you go through the Bookmark Bar, through the open book icon, the bookmark is there.

I tried exporting the bookmark.plst and then deleting it from finder and trying to import them back. This resulted in the bookmarks appearing to be there, until I shut down safari. When I restarted, I was left with the default bookmarks. I then tried to restore Safari from a back up a month ago and one 6 months ago. This got me my old bookmarks back, but didn't solve the problem of the disappearing bookmarks.

Any suggestions. I'm not sure how uninstalling safari and reinstalling would help since a safari restore didn't help.
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Old Jan 26, 2010, 06:43 AM   #2
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Old Jan 26, 2010, 08:46 PM   #3
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I just did permissions repair through disk utility. It didn't work.
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Old Jan 17, 2011, 05:06 AM   #4
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I have the same problem now.
How did you solve it, or maybe someone else know??
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