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Due to virus, had to reformat my pc. can I restore my thunderbird address book somehow? I also need to reinstall thunderbird

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My computer got a serious virus and I had to have it wiped clean and reinstall windows os system. I don't have a copy of my thunderbird email address book. I need to reinstall thunderbird now, but is there a way to get back my old account complete with address book?

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If your contatcs were imported from your webemail yes you can get your contacts back, you just need find the option to Export your Address Book in the Webemail site

What is your webemail service?

Modified by Diego Victor

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some of my address book is in a yahoo affiliated web email. sadly the most critical was a neighborhood email list that was only in thunderbird.

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Sorry but i dont see one way to recover your Address Book, if you didnt import your contacts or make a backup of your data, unfortunately there isnt a way to recover they

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Do you have a backup of your old installation containing the Thunderbird profile?