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refresh firefox lost EVERYTHING .STORED PASSWORDS.TILES FROM NEW TAB TOOLS.BOOKMARKS.ORGANIZEDS BOOKMARKS...WTF GOOD IS SYNC

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BOOKMARKS.HISTORY.NEWTAB TILES....MY GD PASSWORDS...HOW MANY MONTHS TO RECOVER THIS.B.S. I COULDVE REMOVED FIREFOX AND REINSTALLED IT EMPTY. JESUS.I HAVE USED FIREFOX SINCE VERSION 2.5-ISH AND THAT JAVA MESS UP TIL 4.0-ISH AND THE ADDON MESS@VER.52-56..IAM UTTERLY PISSED OFF

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Please turn off your Caps Lock. In text talk, this is shouting.


Look on your desktop. Do you see a folder called; Old Firefox? Look inside. Look for the folder with the latest creation date.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible

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Please turn off your Caps Lock. In text talk, this is shouting.


Look on your desktop. Do you see a folder called; Old Firefox? Look inside. Look for the folder with the latest creation date.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible

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thank you @@FredMcDfor shortening my research for this.i have been disabled in neck,hands,shoulders since 1992.i have literally been down a month with a flare up.this is my first day to do chores on my pc but redoing FF was not on that list.i dont get many hours of situp,typing time with my neck & hands..im not shouting.im ssorry but with where my neck injury is ,it affects eyes,swallow,etc so small letters on mobile is almost unbearable and i often mistype..anyway thank you. hopefully it wont take even 4 hours.but thats about my daily limit even with a neckbrace.thanks again for responding.i had just woke up almost feeling human thanks to icy hot and my heating pad along w rx.it changed my mood.but thank you.its only been 2 hours and thanks to you i cant start fixing.this has taught me valuable lesson. in my trolling for answers i did find back up firefox tip.stupid me.i thought thats what sync did.i have easus todo installed and running.i thought about putting in my backup.lol thanks again @FredMcD ! you made my day brighter.if i could delete this post i would

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Note that some data expires from Sync, so if you haven't used Firefox for a very long time then this data is lost from Sync. There has also been an update on the Sync server a few years ago that has reset Sync.

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dwag said

i have literally been down a month . . . . .

Glad to help. Safe Surfing.

Get well soon.