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Sync doesn't work after re-install

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I had sync working on my windows machine, and firefox was always up to date. After re-installing windows I connected to my Sync straight away account and nothing is updating, no bookmarks, history, passwords, nothing. No, I haven't upgraded to a new sync or old sync or anything like that, i didn't even know there were different ones. How do I get my data back and sync working again?

I had sync working on my windows machine, and firefox was always up to date. After re-installing windows I connected to my Sync straight away account and nothing is updating, no bookmarks, history, passwords, nothing. No, I haven't upgraded to a new sync or old sync or anything like that, i didn't even know there were different ones. How do I get my data back and sync working again?

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Sync isn't meant to be used as a backup device, but merely to sync data between multiple devices. So it is not guaranteed that you can restore data from the Sync server.

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Sync isn't meant to be used as a backup device, but merely to sync data between multiple devices. So it is not guaranteed that you can restore data from the Sync server.

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That kinda sucks. I was primarily using it as safeguard in case of a PC failure, but since it doesn't safeguard against that, I guess i can stop using sync now. Thanks