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How do I recover all browser settings following a system wipe?


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#1 ICOYAR

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Posted 10 February 2015 - 02:39 PM

I use Pale Moon 64Bit using a Windows 7 64-Bit. Several weeks ago, I had to perform a total system wipe, and I do not know where the original files are located, as to what the settings on this were before. I would prefer to locate those file(s) using PhotoRec (since I have that installed).

 

Would recovering browser settings also retain my addons, passwords, and bookmarks as well?



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Posted 10 February 2015 - 02:49 PM

what original files are you looking for? if you did not back anything up you wont be able to recover anything if you wiped out your computer



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Posted 10 February 2015 - 02:57 PM

Did you use Pale Moon's Backup onto an external device - before the system wipe?  If yes, a Pale Moon user can tell you how to restore.  If not, kaz20 has spoken correctly.


"Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee."  -- Ben Franklin revisited.

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Posted 10 February 2015 - 02:58 PM

what original files are you looking for? if you did not back anything up you wont be able to recover anything if you wiped out your computer

Noy nessecarily true, if I use a recovery program, as things are very rarely permanantly deleted.



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Posted 10 February 2015 - 03:06 PM

Piriform's Recova is supposed to be one of the top 10 freebies.  If you're going to recover whatever is recoverable, do it real soon.


Edited by RolandJS, 10 February 2015 - 03:06 PM.

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http://collegecafe.fr.yuku.com/forums/45/Computer-Technologies/

Backup, backup, backup! -- Lady Fitzgerald (w7forums)

Clone or Image often! Backup... -- RockE (WSL)





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