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Bookmarks recovery

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Hi, I've forgotten my firefox password, so I had to change it. After this, I lost my bookmarks. Is it possible to recover them? (I don't have buckup files. I recently reinstalled windows so I also has no data in %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ )

Regards, Marcin Sawicki

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But as I posted, changing the password will remove all data from the servers.

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When you reinstalled Windows, did you choose to save your data? Open your user profile. Look for a folder called Windows.old

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Kligh said

I've forgotten my firefox password, so I had to change it.

If you are talking about sync;

Resetting the sync password, or changing its e-mail will remove all data from the servers. The username and password are used to create the encryption.

This is a security feature. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/ive-lost-my-firefox-sync-account-information

  • I've lost my Firefox Sync account information - What to do
  • I’ve forgotten, or don't have access to, my Firefox Account email address

Note: Only the data on the servers is cleared. The profile data is not changed or removed.

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I don't have Windows.old folder.

Ye, I was talking about bookmarks from sync. I remember that after every reinstall I just had to sync Firefox and I had my bookmarks back.

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But as I posted, changing the password will remove all data from the servers.

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