Can System Restore in XP recover browser history?

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I use the Maxthon browser. Recently I had a BSOD crash that wiped out the much greater part of my Maxthon history. I utilize the history a lot, so this was disconcerting.

The Maxthon history is kept in a folder under C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\. Is there any chance at all that a System Restore in XP would get this history back for me?

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System restore does what it says, it restores SYSTEM files. not user files

System restore is not supposed to touch any User filers on any computer
 

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For future reference - use your Maxthon account and save [sync] your bookmarks, etc, to their server.
Did you do that?
Or export your bookmarks and save as HTML files to your desktop and save them there or to a USB dive, etc.
 

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And also periodically backup that history file (unless the Maxthon account sync does that for you).
 

conceptualclarit

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System restore does what it says, it restores SYSTEM files. not user files

System restore is not supposed to touch any User filers on any computer
Thanks.

For future reference - use your Maxthon account and save [sync] your bookmarks, etc, to their server.
Did you do that?
Or export your bookmarks and save as HTML files to your desktop and save them there or to a USB dive, etc.
I have my bookmarks synced. Maxthon has done a good job of preserving them.

And also periodically backup that history file (unless the Maxthon account sync does that for you).
Maxthon account sync isn't doing that, so it's a good idea.
 
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