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Windows 7: deleted all my favorites

05 Jun 2010   #1
skostro

windows 7
 
 
deleted all my favorites

Help!
For some dumb a$$ reason, I deleted all my favorites.
Is there some way to retrieve them?
System restore did not do the trick.


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05 Jun 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

Hello Skostro,

You could try the free programs Recuva or ShadowExplorer to try and recover them from the file's original folder.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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05 Jun 2010   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Welcome

Sorry system restore does not return the lost favorites.


However, under the file tab, there is import, export. Export, (save, backup) to a finger drive,etc. So this does not happen again.

Then try the above post to restore.
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05 Jun 2010   #4
HMonk

Dual boot XP Pro SP3x86 and Win7 Pro x64
 
 

Did you look in your profile <Bookmarkbackups> directory?

Monk
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05 Jun 2010   #5
skostro

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HMonk View Post
Did you look in your profile <Bookmarkbackups> directory?

Monk
Where is that?
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05 Jun 2010   #6
HMonk

Dual boot XP Pro SP3x86 and Win7 Pro x64
 
 

Sorry: take the easier route. Open FF, click on <BOOKMARKS> click on <ORGANIZE BOOKMARKS> click on <IMPORT AND BACKUP> click on <RESTORE>. If you did not delete the entire backup directory, then you will see five or so dates containing your Favs as of that date - which are autosaved.

Monk
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05 Jun 2010   #7
skostro

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HMonk View Post
Sorry: take the easier route. Open FF, click on <BOOKMARKS> click on <ORGANIZE BOOKMARKS> click on <IMPORT AND BACKUP> click on <RESTORE>. If you did not delete the entire backup directory, then you will see five or so dates containing your Favs as of that date - which are autosaved.

Monk
Sorry, I'm lost.
What is FF?
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05 Jun 2010   #8
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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I assume Fire Fox. Is that your browser?
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05 Jun 2010   #9
skostro

windows 7
 
 

no, just ie
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05 Jun 2010   #10
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Reading the entire post it appears that he thought that you used FF.
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