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I've lost my data after resetting my firefox account password

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I had reset my computer. I had also forgot my password of firefox account, so i had reset my password. After that all my data is lost. How do i retrieve my data back.

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hi, resetting your account password will delete all data stored on the firefox sync servers - there is a warning displayed about this before this step is taken and there is no way to revert this unfortunately. the only key to decrypt this data is gone.

how did you reset your pc - with windows' internal tools? if so and in case you still have a windows.old folder present on your hard-drive you may be able to restore some user data from before the reset (look in C:\Windows.old\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles):


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