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Windows 7: Can I buy a new laptop that has W7 and reinstall XP onto it?

12 Dec 2011   #11
ignatzatsonic

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My question is how can I save my Bookmarks info so if it fail, I can re-install the W7 and load back the bookmarks.
What browser do you use?
Firefox.
Go to bookmarks menu.

Choose show all bookmarks

Choose import and backup

Choose export HTML.


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12 Dec 2011   #12
alan0354

Windows 7 64bits
 
 

Thanks
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12 Dec 2011   #13
theog

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The only problem nowadays would be drivers. There might not be suitable XP drivers for your new laptop.
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I am even willing to try installing XP onto my few months old HP laptop.
I will say NO, but may be, as some newer HP/compaq have a BIOS problem with WinXP.

You can check your HP/compaq PC here:
General XP Downgrade Guide for HP Laptops - HP Support Forum
NOTE: Please read this thread fully.
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12 Dec 2011   #14
alan0354

Windows 7 64bits
 
 

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What browser do you use?
Firefox.
Here you go,

Firefox Bookmarks - Export (Backup) and Import (Restore)
Thanks, I save it already.
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