Reading bookmark and favicon files from other installation

My old laptop died and I have been able to extract files from the system drive with utilities. I have my old bookmark and favicon files, but when I replace them in the new laptop, they are immediately overwritten upon browser launch. Is there any way for me to restore from these two files with current Brave v1.51.118?

I really need a solution to this. I tried installing older versions, but they just instantly update to the latest. I can’t imagine how that flies in corporate test environments…

After a ton of searching, I finally found the magic keywords to lead me to the solution to convert the bookmarks.bak file to html and then import into the current version. Talk about reaching around your elbow to get to your ass…

Here’s the solution if anyone needs it:

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