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Windows 7: Restored to an earlier date - files missing

16 Dec 2016   #1
linda3421

Windows7
 
 
Restored to an earlier date - files missing

My computer got weird the other day. Mozilla was deleted and when I installed again it wasn't working right.

Long story short I restored my system to an earlier date, which usually works fine. This time all my bookmarks and saved passwords are gone. I just went through this lost passwords thing a few weeks ago and it was a nightmare. Is there a way I can get them back?

I haven't been happy with the bookmarks for along time. I can't seem to get them organized. Most everything is in "other bookmarks". I like to have about 6 folder that the bookmarks are stored in. For instance, if I'm paying bills I can look in the accounts folder.


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16 Dec 2016   #2
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

users --> [acct name] --> AppData --> Local --> Mozilla
ditto----------------------------------------> Roaming --> Mozilla
if those were not overwritten, your Firefox stuff should be in there.
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16 Dec 2016   #3
linda3421

Windows7
 
 

And how do I get it back where it belongs?
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16 Dec 2016   #4
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

"...Long story short I restored my system to an earlier date..."
"...And how do I get it back where it belongs?"
I just realized something when I re-read the opening post. Exactly how did you restore your system? Depending upon what that restore procedure was -- your FF Local and Roaming directories may very well been over-written, meaning you are very likely starting with a clean slate.
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