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Yesterday I reseted my pc and once I was able to get in and reinstall Firefox I did. Once signed in usually everything is there. I might have rearrange a few add-ons but its good to go but not this time. Everything was gone. My passwords, add-ons and bookmarks.

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What kind of reset did you do? Did you choose to save your data?

Look for a folder called Windows.old

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What kind of reset did you do? Did you choose to save your data?

Look for a folder called Windows.old

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On Windows 10 it gave me two options one was keep my files (removes apps and settings, but keeps your personal files) the other is remove everything ( removes all personal files, apps and settings). I picked keep my files first but Firefox didn't sync correctly so I reset my pc again removing everything. Where do I search windows.old at?

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Well, if you keep things, then

C:\Windows.old

has a copy of your old

C:\Users\username

folder where Firefox stores your data. But if you told Windows to remove everything... maybe not.

Example thread on recovering data from that folder:

https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1321847

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When I searched windows.old this is what showed up. I dont know though.

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Open the folder at the top of the picture.

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So apparently I backed up Firefox logins passwords and most of my bookmarks with Microsoft Edge. So I just imported them back to Firefox. Thanks to everyone who tried to help. Much obliged.

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That was very good work. Well Done. Please flag your last post as Solved Problem as this can help others with similar problems.

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