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Post Posted September 25th, 2017, 4:25 am

hi,
i´ve a stupid question.
my friend has lost gmail account pasword ( using thunderbird ) due to dead laptop. gmail password recovery isn´t working.
is there any chance to recover it with a fresh installation of thunderbird on a new laptop, then overwrite files with the old thunderbird files from recovered hdd of the dead laptop?
thanks for reply!

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Post Posted September 25th, 2017, 4:48 am

That might work. If the Thunderbird profile folder on the old laptop can be accessed, the files can be transferred to another installation of Thunderbird on a working system.

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