Restoring cookies

I'm part of a site where I communicate with a lot of people about some important things. All of our messages are kept in logs through internet cookies. I had to factory reset my computer and in this process, I lost all of my cookies and every single one of my logs. The simple fix would be to have them send me all the logs, right? Well most of them switch back and forth between computers, so they have very scrambled and incomplete logs. Is there any way to completely restore cookies? Or am I absolutely effed? Because I'm pretty upset about losing those logs.

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This varies with each browser.
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Google Chrome

Google Chrome

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Did you?

I'd use google to ask:

How to transfer cookies in google chrome?

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Already did

I wouldn't be here if I hadn't already tried and searched everything I could :c

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Then it looks like in your case.

It's not going to work. I used that search and it worked here. I'm left to guess what step is missing or maybe what you wanted to happen that did not.

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Factory restore

If you selected the full restore then everything got wiped and the machine was returned to the day the factory shipped it.

There may have been an option to restore the OS but keep user data.
If you selected that option then you have a shot at finding these cookies.

Which option did you select?

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Well once you go back to the site the cookies

will be recreated.

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