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With at least 3 different browsers in consistent use, our bookmarks and internet favorites were beginning to resemble a fragmented web spun by a spider on some serious methamphetamine:

Messy, messy, messy!

Fortunately for us, LinkStash provides us with a centralized, browser-independent place to store, organize, edit, and maintain our ever-growing collection of websites.

For starters, LinkStash conveniently opens and closes alongside whichever browser we're using at the time. It organizes links into a very familiar Explorer-style tree, and provides fields for tags, comments, ratings, passwords, date last visited and more. A bookmark bar displays the bookmark's properties, docked to the side of the main window. It displays the currently selected bookmark allowing all fields to be conveniently and easily viewed or edited.

A dead link checker means that there's no dead weight cluttering things up. A highlighting option makes select bookmarks super-visible and easy to find. A customizable toolbar lets us arrange our favorite commands in personal, custom arrangements. LinkStash even lets us secure entire bookmark files using strong encryption algorithms.

The improved search can exclude words from the search results. For example "news -politics" (without quotes) finds all bookmarks with the word news but without the word politics. Save your favorite search criteria as a saved search which can then be performed again later with a quick click. The built-in search finds websites visited or bookmarks added in the last 7 days.

A password generator creates strong and extremely customizable passwords. Don't forget that LinkStash can securely store and retrieve your website passwords with each bookmark.

If you have two computers using the same bookmark file, then save the bookmark file to your Dropbox or other similar service. When it's synced LinkStash offers to open it so you can see the changes made by the other computer.

LinkStash doesn't just bookmark your web URLs, it bookmarks your file URLs as well! This means that you can bookmark files, documents, programs and even folders on your hard drive or network share, and have them all available right from LinkStash. You can tag, search, and dead link check these bookmarks the same as you would web bookmarks, and opening a file bookmark launches the associated program!

Give it a try! If you're like us, 5 minutes with LinkStash will mean the end of your Internet Explorer, Firefox, Netscape, Chrome, and Opera bookmarks. For good!

Review Written by Derek Lee
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Sputnik I use this software since about 6 years and I must say that I just like it !

There is somehow an option that I would like very much to be included : I would like an option to collapse (or not) automatically all the subfolders after having selected a bookmark to launch in the navigator.

Actually, after having launched a couple of bookmarks located in different places, many subfolders are opened up and when we search for another bookmark it is becoming bothersome to find it easily because of all these upened up subfolders : at this moment I must collapse manually all these to have a better overview of the basic bookmark tree.

That would be a great improvement.

Maybe it would also be a good idea to add a special button for the standard button bar for closing all the subfolders with only one mouse click, independently from the place we are in the bookmark tree.

These modifications would be, for me, a way to eliminate the only annoyance that this software has from my point of view.

Apart from this, this software is really a must have, considering the value of the software itself and the price at which someone may have it for now.
Sep 6 2014 at 1:44pm Copy Link
George H. Speece Does this work with SeaMonkey?
Sep 7 2014 at 5:13am Copy Link
Scott Youngman @ Sputnik
LS can already do the folder collapsing you desire. There are several methods:

1. Options > Bookmark > enable "Automatically expand and collapse folders" (but see the help file for how this works).

2. Toolbar icon "Collapse all subfolders" (relative to the current node).

3. Keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+- for "Toggle all subfolders" and Ctrl+Shift+- for "Collapse all".

4. Folder menu commands for collapsing subfolders or all branches.
Sep 7 2014 at 10:13am Copy Link
Sputnik @ Scott Youngman

Thank you for your help Scott, but none of your suggestions is really helpful for me.

I strongly repeat here the same comment I previously made (1:44pm) for any XRays representative, so that he doesn't think that your suggestions brought an answer to my problem.
Sep 7 2014 at 10:23am Copy Link
Scott Youngman @ Sputnik
Hmm... I think the first option I listed could help you. If used as described in the help file, only one branch will be expanded at a time, and all other branches collapsed. But I may have misunderstood your request.
Sep 7 2014 at 10:30am Copy Link
Sputnik @ Scott Youngman

I am perfectly aware of the existence of the first option you listed.

This option is just not sufficiently powerful for me because there is at least 4 different operations to do to collapse the entire tree up to the first subfolders in about all the cases.

I would like the introduction of functionnalities which would require only 2 operations or none at all to achieve the same result. Do you understand ?
Sep 7 2014 at 10:43am Copy Link
Scott Youngman @ Sputnik
In the current version of LS, only one click is required to keep all branches but the active one collapsed.

1. Enable Options > Bookmark > "Automatically expand and collapse folders"

2. Click on a folder name or icon in the tree; it is automatically opened, and all others are collapsed.

Caveat 1: You may need to manually collapse any already expanded folders the first time you enable this option. After that it works as described.

Caveat 2: A folder expanded with the "+" symbol remains expanded until manually collapsed.
Sep 7 2014 at 11:07am Copy Link
Sputnik @ Scott Youngman

I also know this option.

When a great amount of subfolders are opened up, there is still the difficulty to find what you are searching for to click on it for closing down all the other subfolders.

But that is anyway a nonsense because if I want to be able to collapse all the subfolders automatically and having nothing to do manually about it, it is exactly for being able to find more easily what I am searching for.

Are you trolling me or what ?

I just don't need your help anymore...
Sep 7 2014 at 12:39pm Copy Link
John Williams Sputnik, thanks for the question and feedback. Scott did a great job at answering your questions - thanks Scott - he provided some very useful suggestions. After reading your reply, I understand this isn't a solution for you. I did think Scott nailed it. You ask to simplify collapsing all folders that are opened and for this to be done automatically. Pressing Ctrl+Shift+- (Folder>CollapseAll) collapses all folders from anywhere, *but* it's not an automatic action when you launch a bookmark. If I understand, you want this to happen when you launch a bookmark?
XRayz Software - Sep 7 2014 at 5:54pm Copy Link
_*_ Looking forward to this offer. This is the first program of its kind I actually enjoy using. I only wish it could replace IEs bookmark dropdown list completely! :o) Will purchase as soon as it hits here on Bits.
Sep 8 2014 at 6:58am Copy Link
John Williams George, sorry SeaMonkey isn't a supported browser.
XRayz Software - Sep 8 2014 at 8:28am Copy Link
garrett james can LS automatically extract TAGs and descriptions from visited webpages
Sep 8 2014 at 9:51am Copy Link
Alan Feldman Does LinkStash support the AOL browser?
Sep 8 2014 at 10:01am Copy Link
Sputnik @ John Williams


But I have checked this problem again and I think that the automatization of the bookmarks' collapsing would be difficult to achieve if we want something with which the user would be perfectly comfortable.

The reason I say this is because the bookmarks' tree appears at two different places : when you open up LinkStash for launching a bookmark and when you open it up for adding a bookmark to LinkStash.

For a conveniance reason, someone would maybe prefer the tree to be collapsed when he wants to add a bookmark and he would also maybe prefer the tree not to be collapsed when he wants to add a bookmark. The point here is that at the two places (launching and adding) it is exactly the same tree we are talking about and this tree will be shown in its same state at these two different places at a given moment in time.

Before asking to you to add such an option concerning an automatic collpase of the tree, I will think again about this question to find something with which each user would be comfortable.

For the moment, the "Ctrl + Shift + -" option is what is nearer of what I would like for collapsing entirely the tree from anywhere you are in the tree.

The only thing is that I almost don't use any hotkey since I work with a mouse. When I used to work without any mouse 25 years ago, I used hotkeys very often and they were very useful, but at this moment your fingers were always on the keyboard, never leaving it.

Today, with the generalized use of the mouse, leaving the mouse to go on the keyboard for entering an hotkey and then go back again to the mouse is something that breaks the workflow, from my point of view. I know that from the point of view of someone else it may not appears as breaking this workflow, but from my point of view it does and I think that I am not the only one in that case.

Finally, what I would ask from you is simply to add an additional button to the toolbar which would do the same thing as the "Ctrl + Shift + -" hotkey. Someone would at this moment collapse the whole tree from anywhere in it without leaving the mouse.

For my needs, the actual button which is collapsing the tree is doing it only from the place you are in the tree. If you want to collapse the whole tree and that you have a lot of opened subfolders and that you are at the very bottom of the tree you have to get to the very beginning of the tree to collapse it all. Here, I know that the "Ctrl + Shift + -" hotkey would be a faster solution but not the fastest one compared to this new button I would like to see.

Thank you for your precedent answer.
Sep 8 2014 at 10:48am Copy Link
John Williams Garrett, LS can read the webpage title and/or description from the website. You need to click "retrieve from website" in the bookmark properties, e.g. when adding the bookmark to fill in the description. LS supports tags, but it won't get those from the website, you can make up your own or use the existing ones. Tags can be searched, but the next version will allow filtering/viewing bookmarks by tags.
XRayz Software - Sep 8 2014 at 12:49pm Copy Link
John Williams Alan, there is no support for AOL browser.
XRayz Software - Sep 8 2014 at 12:50pm Copy Link
Ken User @John Williams - I look forward to seeing your software in action.
Please let me know if this software is actively continuing development. If so, what features do we have to look forward to?
Also, can this software operate from my USB key? I use a password tool that works from my USB key and is very handy to me as I use multiple computers everyday.
If this can not be installed on a USB key, then please let me know how many of my computers and laptops I can install your software on. I am the only person with access to these computers and do not have multiple staff or anything like that.
Thank you for your support.
Sep 9 2014 at 2:01am Copy Link
singularity How does this tool score vs linkman pro?
Sep 9 2014 at 2:07am Copy Link
Cyber Dude Tried Importing Opera (ver 24) bookmarks OS win 7 32bit and this software doesn't find them ...
Sep 9 2014 at 3:17am Copy Link
_*_ @John Williams, I would like to know if there is a way for LS to recognize or add in after the link is saved in LS to show the website's Web-icon (not sure the correct term), and not the blue/green globe that LS places in front of every link?

This would make scanning links easier and make the program look better overall.

Sep 9 2014 at 3:29am Copy Link
Mappi75 @Chris Dino

good question!

I want to know this too! :)
Sep 9 2014 at 4:26am Copy Link
Tony Haynes The download is version 3.0, but there is a new update to 3.5 on the website, is this update included in the cost specified here?
Sep 9 2014 at 4:47am Copy Link
_*_ @Chris Dino, & Mappi75, while I cannot answer lie the developer could, I would suggest you download both and try each one out for yourselves.

For me personally, the main thing that draws to toward LinkStash is its ease of use. Linkman for me was very busy to work with at times.

Linkman appears to have more features, but I did not find myself using most (or remembering most) when I did a trial of the program.

Visually, I think LS looks better overall.

The main thing I like about Linkman is the fact for an additional 50% to the cost you can purchase a Lifetime License. That is the main draw for me personally, but I still lean toward LS.

This is not likely what you two are looking for in an answer, but it is a starting point at least.

Try them both out and make your own decision.
Sep 9 2014 at 4:51am Copy Link
Merle One Hi,
Does it imports Linkman 8 files ?
Sep 9 2014 at 5:47am Copy Link
Kelly Hamblin I've used LinkStash for years now and have nothing but praise for it. However, after switching from FF to Pale Moon, LinkStash won't add bookmarks - at least not in any way I've yet been able to figure out - and it does not open automatically when I open the browser. Does the new version support Pale Moon and other browsers less popular than IE, FF, and Chrome?

I am using version 2.1.3 and would like to grab this opportunity to upgrade for today's price. However, I would like to know first, if it will work for me. I'm betting the answer is yes 'cause XRayz Software rocks! (I also use ClipCache).
Sep 9 2014 at 6:14am Copy Link
Ennovy @ Ken User:
During installation you can choose to make a portable install.
The portable version doesn't have a trial period of 30 days.
Sep 9 2014 at 6:16am Copy Link
Tony Haynes @PeLi I didn't see this option when I installed. Is it simply a matter of installing on a usb stick?
Sep 9 2014 at 6:31am Copy Link
Ennovy @ Tony Haynes
Download the latest version here:
Start the setup file. After accepting the license agreement, you can choose a normal install or a portable install :)
Sep 9 2014 at 6:36am Copy Link
Tony Haynes @PeLi Thanks
Your comment above could perhaps be clarified to indicate that the OPTION of a trial period is not available for the portable version (as I originally read it as: 'the trial period does not expire after 30 days'!) Oh well' I'd bought it anyway and it certainly looks useful.
Sep 9 2014 at 6:59am Copy Link
Ennovy @ Tony Haynes
Indeed, the portable version has no option for a trial period so you need to buy a license first.
Sep 9 2014 at 7:06am Copy Link
John Williams Sputnik, thanks for the feedback about the toolbar button. You can use the mouse too, but I know it's not the same as a toolbar click. The command is Right-click any folder, Collapse > Collapse all. Or Folder menu Collapse all. I hope that helps.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 7:25am Copy Link
John Williams Ken User, LinkStash is being developed all the time, the last release was just a few days ago. Next feature to add is filtering/viewing bookmarks by tag. Replacing text. Improvements to existing features. Much more.

LinkStash can be installed on USB or any portable device or a desktop. It's not a separate download, just a single download. When you run the installer, it asks if you want a portable or normal install.

You can use the same single license on both desktop install and portable install.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 7:34am Copy Link
John Williams _*_, LinkStash doesn't use the favicon at this time. I personally don't find much use for them other than for looking pretty I am aware than some want this so it will be considered at point point.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 7:37am Copy Link
Roberto Anybody having issues? I try to pay with paypal and its not working. I tryed from 2 computers and my phone. When I press the blue button in the MyCommerce, Inc.payment screen an "in process" icon appears and backs to the same page again and again.
Sep 9 2014 at 7:45am Copy Link
John Williams Tony Haynes, this is for version 3.5.1 (the latest) - where are you seeing version 3.0?
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 7:47am Copy Link
John Williams Merle One, LinkStash doesn't import LinkMan files. If you can export as HTML you can import them to LS. But any LM specific fields would not be present.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 7:50am Copy Link
John Williams Kelly Hamblin, PaleMoon has been supported since LinkStash 3.2.2. You can add bookmarks from PM and to open bookmarks set the Firefox path in LS Options to Pale Moon's executable.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 7:53am Copy Link
bvssunnydale Would anyone know if LinkStash can import PowerMarks bookmarks (I have about 10K of them). Thanks.
Sep 9 2014 at 8:01am Copy Link
Wayne User Is this deal for the portable version as well and how do you import from chrome, I installed the chrome add on but I want to import all my bookmarks from crhome
Sep 9 2014 at 8:03am Copy Link
Tony Haynes @John Williams The download link provided in the purchase confirmation took me to a file, which, when installed asked if I wanted to update to a newer version (The installed version indicated in 'Help/About' that it was version 3.0)
Sep 9 2014 at 8:04am Copy Link
John Williams Roberto, sorry the purchase isn't working for you. I would like to know if this affects anyone else too. I can see transactions are 100% OK as of a few minutes ago. Could be a PayPal issue? But don't worry, if this doesn't work, contact me on our support page and we will resolve it.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 8:10am Copy Link
John Williams bvssunnydale, if you export as HTML in PowerMarks you can import to LinkStash. But be aware that PM specific fields won't be included.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 8:12am Copy Link
John Williams Wayne, This offer is for both portable and desktop, the license will allow you to run both.

To import from Chrome, open the Chrome bookmark manager (Ctrl+Shft+O), click Organize|Export bookmarks to HTML. Start LinkStash and choose File>Import>Mozilla/NetscapeBookmarks. You can import to a specific folder if you wish, by using the folder right-click menu.

Don't forget to add the Chrome extension (see our download page) which will give you a button in Chrome to add bookmarks and open LS. That is the only way to add bookmarks from Chrome.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 8:20am Copy Link
Roberto @John Williams I sent you a support email filling the web form.
Sep 9 2014 at 8:22am Copy Link
John Williams Tony Haynes, you previously mentioned "download is version 3" so I was wondering where you got that version 3 from? It's quite old. I can't see it listed here or on our website for download.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 8:29am Copy Link
Mike Kahler Same problem as Roberto. I used PayPal and it is showing as being charged on PayPal, but no email with download link or key. I'll send a support email, also.
Sep 9 2014 at 8:33am Copy Link
_*_ @John Williams, I hope you really do include the "Favicon" into a not-to-distant release of LinkStash.
Personally, I think they are immensely useful. It is a very quick way to scan a list of links to locate via the "Logo" Icon for that site (which most sites have these days).

I have many sites I go to on a regular basis known to me through the icon displayed in the address bar. I really hope to see it implemented in one of your updates.

A massive list of globes is not very useful. When every site icon looks alike there is no real reason for an icon at all. No distinction of icons makes it so the one icon you use has no great purpose.

Thanks for giving this serious consideration.
Sep 9 2014 at 8:40am Copy Link
Louis H I read in the forum where iOS support is not being considered, but it is mentioned about possible support for Android. Is there any development going on at present to include support for syncing and use via an android phone or tablet?
Sep 9 2014 at 8:52am Copy Link
John Williams Louis H, sorry there's no development for iOS or Android at this time.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 9:04am Copy Link
singularity Does this one have browser addons like Linkman. How can we add a page to LS from browser?
Sep 9 2014 at 9:05am Copy Link
Chris Will this be offered again tomorrow as I can't purchase until then?
Sep 9 2014 at 9:24am Copy Link
Scott Youngman @ Chris Dino and Mappi75

You asked how LS and Linkman compare. I made a careful feature-by-feature comparison in July 2013 when I needed a bookmark manager to more easily work with multiple browsers. (I now use Chrome exclusively, but still use LS for bookmarks because it is so much easier than any browser's bookmark function.)

I started with Linkman because it offers a free edition. I was just about to pay for the additional features of Linkman Pro when I realized how awkward and even confusing several aspects of its interface and workflow were. That's when I tried LS.

In short, LS was far more intuitive and easy to use, and had more truly useful features than Linkman. I uninstalled Linkman without a regret. If given the choice today between free Linkman and paid LS, I would pay the full retail price for LS without hesitation. It is one of the most well-designed, smoothly-operating programs I have ever used. I would not want to use the Internet without it.
Sep 9 2014 at 9:27am Copy Link
singularity @Scott Youngman I have been trying the trials of both LS and LM in the last hour. I agree with you. The UI of LM is dull and confusing for a beginner. Importing bookmarks were easier though. In LS I had to export and then import by pointing to the html file. LM seems to have addons for all browsers. How can we add a bookmark to LS directly from browser, I use FF.
Sep 9 2014 at 9:31am Copy Link
Ennovy Toolbar buttons for Firefox: read this explanation

or add a bookmark using the LS hotkeys
Sep 9 2014 at 9:43am Copy Link
Mike Kahler I am happy to deal with xrayz as John quickly took care of the issue of the key after payment through paypal. Thank you for the great customer service, John!
Sep 9 2014 at 9:46am Copy Link
Scott Youngman @ Chris Dino

You can set up a hotkey to add a bookmark directly from a browser; Options > Hotkey. I assume that works in FF. It does not work in Chrome, but there is a toolbar add-on available instead. John can probably give you a better answer, but you can try that for now.
Sep 9 2014 at 9:49am Copy Link
John Williams Chris Dino, LinkStash was designed so that it didn't rely on browser add-ons. You can bookmark the current browser tab from anywhere. So that means you do the same thing to bookmark a page from any browser.

The exception is Chrome. It must use the Chrome extension (download linked from our download page) to add a bookmark. This extension adds a button to Chrome to: Bookmark the active tab, Bookmark all tabs or Open LS.

You can use a global hotkey to add a bookmark. Or you can use a browser add-on to add a toolbar button. You can press the hotkey from anywhere, even if you are in notepad. LS adds the bookmark of the most recently used browser tab. Or you can use the tray icon menu, or the LS main program.

Toolbar buttons are available for IE, FireFox, Opera and Chrome, and any browser that lets you call external programs.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 9:51am Copy Link
singularity @john williams Does LS provide online backup like xmarks. I think Linkman has build-in support for Dropbox, Google Drive.
Sep 9 2014 at 9:57am Copy Link
Merle One @john williams : I exported my Linkman bookmarks to IE then re-imported the whole IE favorites, but I lost indeed the specific tags that were entered into Linkman. Is there an easy way to import those ? Maybe it would be best to pursue on Linkman Website (forum or e-mail).
Sep 9 2014 at 10:14am Copy Link
Tony Haynes @John Williams
The version I downloaded first is definitely v 3 (at 1029 kb), while I subsequently downloaded v3.5 (1454kb) after reading PeLi's post about the portable option with a link to the latest version.

The first one came from a link provided as a result of my purchase. However, having looked back through the confirmation emails I can't now see that link, so it was probably on the purchase confirmation web page which displayed after my purchase (I seem to recall that the link was a small bright orange rectangle)
Sep 9 2014 at 10:38am Copy Link
John Williams Merle One, LinkStash is pretty good at backups. It maintains multiple backups. By default it keeps the 3 most recent backups, which it makes periodically, but you can change this number to more or less, or turn it off. You can assign the backup folder to the local Dropbox, Google Drive (etc.) folder and have it sync for you. See the options in the General tab, Backup options.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 11:16am Copy Link
singularity The standard button bar looks a bit mal aligned
The icons are too close to the lower border.
Options in the general tab takes me to setup wizard. I cant see backup options.
Sep 9 2014 at 11:48am Copy Link
John Williams Don't forget that LinkStash bookmarks URLs and also files, documents, picture files etc. Launching file bookmarks in LS opens them.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 11:53am Copy Link
singularity @john Williams.
The options in general tab takes me to setup wizard. Where can i see backup options?
Sep 9 2014 at 11:55am Copy Link
John Williams Chris Dino, that toolbar image is not normal, it doesn't look like that here. Look at the screenshots to see how it should look. But there is an issue where this can happen though, and I'm aware of it, but it's rare. It will be fixed. Did you restart LS and did the problem go away?
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 11:57am Copy Link
Merle One @John Williams : I think your comment about backup was meant for @Chris Dino, not for me. I just mentioned again a question about importing metadata from LinkStash.
Sep 9 2014 at 11:59am Copy Link
singularity @John Williams. No it doesn't go away. I am running windows 8.1 on a high resolution screen. Also how can see backup options? Options in menu takes me to setup wizard.
Sep 9 2014 at 12:05pm Copy Link
John Williams Chris Dino, I'm not sure what you mean here, click Tools>Options. On the General tab there are three buttons at the bottom: Confirmations, Backup options and Page setup. Do you see those OK? Click Backup options. Screenshot link:
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 12:05pm Copy Link
singularity @John Williams The Tools > Options or "Cntrl + I" launches the setup wizard for me and not the options window. Its wierd. :/
Sep 9 2014 at 12:11pm Copy Link
John Williams Merle One, you are correct the backup message was was meant for Chris. I'm not sure if LM exports tags to IE. It could be that it does to HTML (Mozilla/Netscape format) and the only way would be for LS to read those tags. I would need to add support for that, assuming they are output by LM. Have a look at the exported HTML file.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 12:14pm Copy Link
John Williams Chris Dino, what version of Windows? I can see this might happen if W key is down at the same time. But not otherwise. Please can you visit and we will investigate this and get you a fix.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 12:22pm Copy Link
singularity @John Williams.. Ok I sorted that out. Clicked the options icon in standard button bar and it then gave me the options windows. Now The menu tools > options and "Ctrl + I" works to open options windows. I have no idea why those launched setup wizard before. Maybe a bug?
Sep 9 2014 at 12:23pm Copy Link
Merle One @JW Thanks for the tip regarding HTML export, I'll have a look.
Sep 9 2014 at 12:34pm Copy Link
Jimmy Gaskins Can I get a 50% discount on the Family Pack (5 license) version?
Sep 9 2014 at 12:44pm Copy Link
John Williams Jimmy Gaskins, sorry this current promotion excludes the Family Pack.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 12:55pm Copy Link
Robert Bull I've used LinkStash for about seven years; it's an excellent tool, excellent value, and as others have said, especially easy to use. The main extra feature *I* would like is support for more and arbitrary browsers.
Sep 9 2014 at 1:03pm Copy Link
Kelly Hamblin I purchased the app and installed over the old version. All went well. Then I attempted to update to the latest version 3.5.1. That did not go well. I got this error message:

C:\The Location Where I Installed Ver 3.0.0\lsmon.exe
An error occurred while trying to replace the existing file:
DeleteFile failed; code5.
Access is denied.
Click Retry to try again, Ignore to skip this file (not recommended), or Abort to cancel installation.

I'm sure that updates are free until version 4 comes out, so I think this is a glitch. I am, however, wondering if anyone else has had the same trouble.

Uh oh, now I see that the it has been updated to version 3.5.1 even though I chose to abort the INstall because of the warning.

What should I do?
Sep 9 2014 at 1:39pm Copy Link
Robert Bull @Kelly Hamblin: do you have "permission" to install files? I mean, do you have UAC On, and have to elevate permission as an administrator before you can overwrite a file in the Program Files folder? Does LS work if you install it as portable?
Sep 9 2014 at 1:59pm Copy Link
John Williams Kelly Hamblin, installing over the old version is the correct way to do it. I would install version 3.5.1 again. See if you get the warning. If you still do, you can terminate lsmon.exe and try again. I have had no reports of this before, and I can't reproduce it here. Maybe you have something particular on your system that's preventing it from being overwritten during install?
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 2:00pm Copy Link
Merle One @JW : hi, I have exported my Linkman database to a html file but it won't be imported in Linkstash :-( , so far.
Sep 9 2014 at 2:29pm Copy Link
_*_ Frustrating to go through the entire PayPal payment process, submit the order only to receive this message...

"PayPal order processing is not available. Please select another payment method."

First off PayPal customers should not be forced to type in personal information, as this is one of the main points of having PayPal. Then to go through the entire process only to be told it is not available is ridiculous.

There should be a PayPal payment if it offers the choice.
Sep 9 2014 at 2:48pm Copy Link
John Williams _*_, sorry that PayPal gateway seems to be having problems, unfortunately this is out of my control, I know it has been working at some point because I have seen the orders. Please feel free to contact me via support.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 3:24pm Copy Link
Cary Adams "I personally don't find much use for them other than for looking pretty I am aware than some want this so it will be considered at point point"

Well... that maybe OK for you, but I use the favicon like I would for any application or file. It's the place my eye lands on first, and it clearly shows me which bookmark to click on. In fact, many time I don't even have bookmark names (i leave these blank, or with a single space".

When I'm traveling and looking for a place to get a quick bite, it's the "golden arches" I see first.... I don't go to each restaurant's drive-through searching their menus for a "Big Mac".

The lack of fave icon support is a deal-breaker for me.
Sep 9 2014 at 3:28pm Copy Link
Kelly Hamblin @ John Williams
I tired installing again with the same results. I don't know what you mean about terminating Ismon.exe. Are you saying I should delete the file? Looking at the folder where the app is installed I see this:
1 file (Linkstash.exe) has, oddly, a modified date of 9/3/2014.
3 other files have a modified date of 9/9/2014.
Ismon.exe and lnkstash.chm have modified dates of 3/19/2013.
lss.dat and stock.dat have modified dates of 4/26/2010.

So I am guessing that everything is not updating. As to having something particular on my system that prevents if from being overwritten, I have no idea what that might be.
Sep 9 2014 at 3:40pm Copy Link
John Williams Kelly Hamblin, dates look good, except lsmon, which didn't update, some reason it can't be overwritten on your system. Go into LS options, Startup tab, and uncheck "Start LinkStash when a web browser starts". Exit LS and run the installer. Then you can turn that option back on if you need it. Let me know if that works.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 3:58pm Copy Link
Kelly Hamblin @ John Williams

That did it. All updated. Thanks so much!
Sep 9 2014 at 5:17pm Copy Link
Mustang Buy link appears to be down.
Sep 9 2014 at 6:49pm Copy Link
John Williams Mustang, the Buy link seems to be working OK when I just tested it. Are you referring to the Get This Deal button?

Kelly Hamblin, glad it's all updated now.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 7:07pm Copy Link
Mustang John Williams Correct, the "Get this Deal" link takes me to an esellerate store address but I keep getting an "The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading" error. Same result regardless of browser, and this is not a firewall issue.
Sep 9 2014 at 7:14pm Copy Link
John Williams Mustang, I tried again and it loads the esellerate page completely. Please feel free to contact me on our support page if this continues and I'll honour the discount.
XRayz Software - Sep 9 2014 at 7:26pm Copy Link
Gerald Montgomery Tried twice to purchase from esellerate store but something is not working. Webpage refreshes, information is still there with credit card info hidden, and without the discount code with full price next to confirm button.
Sep 9 2014 at 8:56pm Copy Link
conceptualclarity Mr. Williams, could you list all the browsers supported by LinkStash?
Sep 9 2014 at 11:53pm Copy Link
John Williams Gerald, please feel free to contact me via our support page so I can get this fixed for you.
XRayz Software - Sep 10 2014 at 6:29am Copy Link
John Williams conceptualclarity, the browsers that can be set up in LinkStash are: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Pale Moon (Firefox derived), Safari, Maxthon2, Maxthon3, these obsolete browsers can also be set up: Mozilla, Netscape 7 + 8 and NetCaptor. Not all browsers have the same level of support though. Hope that helps.
XRayz Software - Sep 10 2014 at 6:37am Copy Link

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