Google Chrome deleted with bookmarks

Hi, I updated to windows ten today, and when everything came back up and I signed in, Google Chrome was nowhere to be found. It wasn't in my programs, and there were no folders with Chrome. I've re-downloaded Chrome, but my hundreds of bookmarks are gone! They no longer exist. My internet explorer favorites are empty as well. Please help.


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Do you have a Users.old folder in the root of your C: drive by chance? (you really should look at signing into Chrome and synchronizing your bookmarks to the cloud btw).


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As Josephur said, if you are signing into Chrome it will restore all your settings favorites etc. when you log back into it after reinstalling it.

I thought I had a way to reinstall them using the Bookmarks.bak file from your Windows.old folder I did find the files on my computer in Windows 10.

If you find them see if this makes sense...

How to Recover Accidentally Deleted Bookmarks in Chrome & Firefox


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