Lost Firefox bookmarks

Lost Firefox bookmarks:

I recently reinstalled Windows 10 and my wife's bookmarks were not backed up and I forgot to do so.  Windows 10 was already on the computer when I reinstalled it and I did a clean install.  Is there anyway to get the .json (firefox bookmarks) file back?
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RyanHelp DeskAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The fresh install would have overwritten the disk and messed up the areas where the bookmarks were.

So far as I know the bookmarks are lost.
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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
I kind of thought so, but I did hear something about files being in a folder called windows.old.  Could you possibly give me more information on this please?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can look and see if there is a Windows.old.  I think if there is, you have to recover to the old operating system to use it. If you did a truly fresh install, it is unlikely to be there. You can see it under the main folder tree in Drive C.
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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
There are two folders which say "Windows.old" & "Windows.old.000".  I found a .json bookmarks file that says "bookmarks-2017-06-27.json" so I can get to this file.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
See then if you can restore the file
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fred hakimRetired ITCommented:
you can also try to get them from any old backup.  

See:  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/971302
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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
please see the next question for continuing credit
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks and I will look
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