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Windows 7: How to capture bookmarks to thumbdrive?

29 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
How to capture bookmarks to thumbdrive?

I've got a Dell laptop that has to be returned for a refund and I was wondering how to transfer my bookmarks over to a thumbdrive? I want to have them ready so I can put them on my new laptop when I decide what I'm getting.

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29 Sep 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Stephen,

Bookmarks or Favorites used in Internet Explorer are located in your C:\Users\(user-name)\Favorites folder. You could copy this folder to your thumbdrive as a backup, then just copy the contents back to restore them.

Another option, is to use the Export/Import feature in Internet Explorer.

Internet Explorer - Import and Export Favorites

Hope this helps,
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30 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

On firefox:

(X64): cntl-Shift-B -> Import and backup (on tool bar/top) -> Export HTML -> copy file to thumb drive.

(x86): Bookmarks -> Import and Export -> Export HTML -> copy file to thumb drive.

On IE:
As Brink told you
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