Access Metamask Seed via PC Files

Hey guys, my chrome browser is no longer starting but before reinstalling it, I wanted to get my seed to secure my wallet. Is it somehow possible to get my seed from the data on my pc? I’ve read about the vault data and already found my file containing what I think are my metamask data, but when I open it I can’t read most of it and not find any words like “vault”.
Would be awesome if somebody could help me out.

Hi https://metamask.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360018766351-How-to-use-the-Vault-Decryptor-with-the-MetaMask-Vault-Data
C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\nkbihfbeogaeaoehlefnkodbefgpgknn
In that folder you’ll see a file called 000003, open that file with a text editor or code editor software like Atom

In the text editor search for the word “vault”
and ad to MetaMask Vault Decryptor

Download https://atom.io/ text editor

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Hey thanks for the fast reply! I already looked into the article but my file there is called 000019 and not 000003 and a huge part of the text is not written in words, so I can’t find the word “vault” when searching for it. But there are words like “metaswap” etc.

you open .ldb file? me file name is 000008.ldb :smiley:

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Nethrahil one crazy idea :sweat_smile: :bulb: in windows create next user account
and in old user acount save folder :point_right: Local Extension Settings


In new windows account :laughing: install chrome + metamask
Search folder Local Extension Settings and delete this folder
add old Local Extension Settings folder…

Hey man! Thank you so much for the help! I found the right file and I was able to extract the needed text! It worked and I got my seed, wrote it down immediately :smiley: I logged in and got access to all my tokens! We did it, thanks again!

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ok good work :smiley: :+1:

Hi,
I cant find those files and have about 0.3 bnb worth on it. Is there any other way to get it back?

Hi max2004 what browser are you using?

google.
i cant find any files

max2004 You set? see the hidden files :point_down:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/show-hidden-files-0320fe58-0117-fd59-6851-9b7f9840fdb2