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I have probably a virus and I reinstall new Windows system. In firefox account is synchronization with my Firefox. But also are AddOns, these addon can be infected. Ask: On account are my addons as files or only infomration about installing addons and there are loaded new?

I have probably a virus and I reinstall new Windows system. In firefox account is synchronization with my Firefox. But also are AddOns, these addon can be infected. Ask: On account are my addons as files or only infomration about installing addons and there are loaded new?

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Firefox sync just stores the information about the add ons and installs them new when you are resyncing to the data, it doesn't upload the entire add on to download it when you sync again. If that makes sense?

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:71.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/71.0

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Firefox sync just stores the information about the add ons and installs them new when you are resyncing to the data, it doesn't upload the entire add on to download it when you sync again. If that makes sense?

Firefox sync just stores the information about the add ons and installs them new when you are resyncing to the data, it doesn't upload the entire add on to download it when you sync again. If that makes sense?
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