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Deleted thunderbird profile

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Hello everyone,

I have have accidentally deleted my entire appdata and thunderbird profile (with huge local folders) from my c: drive. Is there any way at all to get back my profile and data through registry or in whatever way?

Thank you so much. Kind regards.

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Leave the registry out of this. Do you have a backup of your system (drive C:)?

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No, that's why I'm here. :(

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Are the deleted files in the Recycle Bin, or were they permanently deleted, or the drive formatted?

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You could give file recovery programs a try, IF they are not in the Recycle Bin. Try Recuva.

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They were deleted from the Recycle Bin. The drive hasn't been formated

OK, Recuva. I'm searching for .msf files, right? Do I restore them back to where Thunderbird profile was under the new profile?

Thank you so much for helping me.

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Look for mbox files. They have the same name as msf files, but no extension, e.g. folder and folder.msf appear in a profile. Copy the mbox files into the Mail/Local Folders location of the active profile, with TB closed. Restart TB and find the folders under Local Folders in the folder Pane.

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OK, I'll try all of that. Thank you very much!

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In the end, I tried recuva and some other apps, but it didn't help me fix the problem. Thank you everyone for your help. Cheers!

Okulungisiwe ngu lepetitprince178

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