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I've uninstalled the mozilla sync addon and forgot to save my passphrase. Maybe the passphrase is stored somewhere in the config files or the registry so I can recover my bookmarks. Does anyone know where mozilla saves the configuration for its addons?

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Open Firefox's Error Console from Tools menu (or Ctrl + Shift + J).

Click on Clear and type in the following code inside the code box:

Components.utils.import("resource://services-sync/service.js"); Weave.Service.passphrase

When you hit Enter, your passphrase will appear. If you change "passphrase" to "password" and hit Enter again, then your password will appear.

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It seems my passphrase got cleared after the addon deinstallation. So it may be the solution when sync is installed and configured, so I'll mark it as the answer. Thanks – apparat Oct 4 '10 at 13:20

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