IE10 - favorites

My OS is win 7 64 bit and I use IE10.  My pc got hijacked this morning and my favorites seem to have all gone.  How do I retrieve the file (not sure where it is located) and reinstall the favorites.  Thank u.
jegajothyretiredAsked:
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aadihCommented:
Do a system restore. If it works, all three (3) of your problems will be solved.
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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
Favorites are in you user folder:  C:\Users\*your user account*\Favorites

Unless your refering to auto-complete?
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aadihCommented:
NRhode, the computer is infected with a ransom virus. :-(
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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
Well that makes sense now that I see the virus post by the same user :P
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COBOLdinosaurCommented:
If the problem is ransomware, then the remover for it might be at http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/
They have removers for most of the common ransomware formats.

Cd&
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jegajothyretiredAuthor Commented:
The virus solution worked in restoring the favorites back.  Thank u everyone for your inputs.
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aadihCommented:
Great. You nailed it. :-(
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