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Does System "Refresh" delete bookmarks etc..?

  1. #11


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    To copy the Bookmarks file in your Windows.old folder in your screenshot into the folder below.

    C:\Users\{User Account}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

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  2. #12


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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    To copy the Bookmarks file in your Windows.old folder in your screenshot into the folder below.

    C:\Users\{User Account}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

    I opened the bookmarks.bak file and i was able to recover some of my bookmarks but now it's overwritten /:
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  3. #13


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    What about the Bookmarks file in your screenshot without the .bak extension?
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  4. #14


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    Oh wait they're still there i forgot to click on the windows.old folder! thank you!
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  5. #15


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    Great news. You're most welcome.
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