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how to get back my password from old version of mozilla firefox? I lost everything :((

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Almost one week ago, my daughter updated my firefox and when I checked the new version, I realized that my whole passwords were lost and there were no record in my security profile. I checked the internet for solution, most of them suggested some files to import, but I dont have them. I need basic narration and instructions. I have some intercontinentinal projects, so I urgently need a solution. Thanks.

Almost one week ago, my daughter updated my firefox and when I checked the new version, I realized that my whole passwords were lost and there were no record in my security profile. I checked the internet for solution, most of them suggested some files to import, but I dont have them. I need basic narration and instructions. I have some intercontinentinal projects, so I urgently need a solution. Thanks.
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FredMcD
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Look on your desktop. Do you see a folder called; '''Old Firefox?''' Look inside. Look for the folder with the latest creation date. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible
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FredMcD
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https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox#Navigating_to_the_profile_folder https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles Type '''about:profiles'''<enter> in the address bar. How many profiles are listed? How many should be there? Also, open the profile folder in your file explorer.
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cor-el
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Does the about:protections page show that you still have logins stored (lok at the bottom of that page) ?

You can open "about:" pages via the location/address bar like you open a website/link.

  • "about:" is a protocol to access special pages
Does the about:protections page show that you still have logins stored (lok at the bottom of that page) ? You can open "<b>about:</b>" pages via the location/address bar like you open a website/link. *"about:" is a protocol to access special pages
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