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Lost logins.json? help please

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So i reset my pc yesterday and forgot to save logins.json because i thought passwords saved on your profile... turns out not and i have tried so many data recovery apps, i cannot find it. i used the smart password on almost everything... i dont know what to do

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The log-ins may be preserved in some manner. Ideally, if you had used FF sync, this could have been a reasonable method to download them back into FF.

In any case,

1) Try starting the other profiles listed in the mini profile manager and see if perhaps one of the profiles is the one that has your data:

Click on Win Start > search (or run) > FireFox.exe -p

2) See if the sneaky MSEdge browser has been copying your log in data by opening it up and looking into its password library. Is you find a copy of them in it, then initiate FireFox's "import" feature and select the MSEdge.

Go to FF options for security/privacy (or go to this url: about:logins ) > click on 3 dotted button > initialize importation function

3) Let us know what your results are.

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The log-ins may be preserved in some manner. Ideally, if you had used FF sync, this could have been a reasonable method to download them back into FF.

In any case,

1) Try starting the other profiles listed in the mini profile manager and see if perhaps one of the profiles is the one that has your data:

Click on Win Start > search (or run) > FireFox.exe -p

2) See if the sneaky MSEdge browser has been copying your log in data by opening it up and looking into its password library. Is you find a copy of them in it, then initiate FireFox's "import" feature and select the MSEdge.

Go to FF options for security/privacy (or go to this url: about:logins ) > click on 3 dotted button > initialize importation function

3) Let us know what your results are.

Modified by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben

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Thank you! that worked for me, it had most passwords on it lol

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great!

afterr you bring your FF is at 99.99% back to your standards,

4) log in to FF account and initialize a sync. Usa an easy/favorite email address to sign up. After sync is completed, then sign out. You can monitor sync activity while in that sync section.

Subsequently, if you lose your profile and or create a new/another one, log in to the sync and have it update them. Afterwards, log out of FF account.

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