X
Tap here to go to the mobile version of the site.

Support Forum

i need saved passwords but i formatted my laptop and wish to know how to take backup

Posted

I formatted my laptop and forgot to note down the saved passwords . Is there is any way to obtain those passwords.

I formatted my laptop and forgot to note down the saved passwords . Is there is any way to obtain those passwords.

Additional System Details

This started when...

wen i formatted my laptop

Installed Plug-ins

  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r102
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5.9.615
  • 6.0.12.732
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • Npdsplay dll

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0

More Information

Kadir Topal 26 solutions 188 answers

Helpful Reply

Hi there, unless you set up Firefox Sync, there is no way to get your passwords back. Passwords or other data are never sent to Mozilla.

Hi there, unless you set up Firefox Sync, there is no way to get your passwords back. Passwords or other data are never sent to Mozilla.
cor-el
  • Top 10 Contributor
  • Moderator
17415 solutions 157335 answers

Did you make a backup of any personal data before you formatted that laptop?

  • C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<profile>\
Did you make a backup of any personal data before you formatted that laptop? * C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;user&gt;\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\&lt;profile&gt;\ *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile

Question owner

Nope i didn't saved any data as i told that i forgot to save any data on passwords And yah i didn't set up any password sync with mozilla.

Thankyou Mr. Kadir Topal and Mr. Corel.
Nope i didn't saved any data as i told that i forgot to save any data on passwords And yah i didn't set up any password sync with mozilla. Thankyou Mr. Kadir Topal and Mr. Corel.