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Accidentally lost bookmarks, settings. help!

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I was using Nightly browser and decided to uninstall it to switch back to Firefox but accidentally deleted bookmarks and settings in the process. Is there anything I can do?

I was using Nightly browser and decided to uninstall it to switch back to Firefox but accidentally deleted bookmarks and settings in the process. Is there anything I can do?

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Well you are very likely to have lost but you can try to find the files using recuva (make sure you are scanning C:\Users\<yourname>\Appdata\).

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Well you are very likely to have lost but you can try to find the files using recuva (make sure you are scanning C:\Users\<yourname>\Appdata\).

Well you are very likely to have lost but you can try to find the files using recuva (make sure you are scanning C:\Users\<yourname>\Appdata\). * http://www.piriform.com/recuva

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Your solution worked! Thank you so much.

Your solution worked! Thank you so much.