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Firefox Bookmarks - Import into Internet Explorer Favorites

How to Import Firefox Bookmarks into Internet Explorer Favorites
Published by Brink
02 Apr 2011
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How to Import Firefox Bookmarks into Internet Explorer Favorites


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This will show you how to import your Firefox Bookmarks into your Internet Explorer Favorites.




Here's How:
1. Open Firefox, and click on Bookmarks (Menu bar) and on Show All Bookmarks. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: You could also press Ctrl+Shift+B in Firefox instead.
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2. In the Firefox Library window, select All Bookmarks in the left pane, click on the Import and Backup toolbar button, then click on Export HTML. (see screenshot below)
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3. Navigate to your Desktop, type in a name (ex: Firefox_Bookmarks), then click on the Save button. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: This HTML file is your Firefox bookmarks.
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4. Close both the Firefox and Firefox Library windows above.

5. Open Internet Explorer, click on File (Menu bar) and on Import and export. (see screenshot below)
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6. Select (dot) Import from a file, and click on Next. (see screenshot below)
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7. Select (dot) Favorites, and click on Next. (see screenshot below)
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8. Click on the Browse button. Navigate to your Desktop, select the HTML file (ex: Firefox_Bookmarks) from step 3, click on Open, then click on Next. (see screenshots below)
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9. Select a Internet Explorer Favorites folder that you want to import the HTML file into, and click on Import. (see screenshot below)
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10. Click on Finish. (see screenshot below)
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11. Your Firefox Bookmarks have now been imported into your selected Internet Explorer Favorites folder, and into the same C:\Uses\(user-name)\Favorites folder.
That's it,
Shawn






14 Nov 2012   #1
lbenn1950

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Import Export

I have tried, unsuccessfully, numerous times that it has given me a headache. And I am not computer illiterate. If they did import into I.E. 10 I cannot find them. They are certainly not where they should be. And that would be in I.E.'s favorites. Why does Microsoft make is so difficult to do this. Don't they want users to switch to I.E.?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Nov 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Benn, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What is happening when you try to do the steps in the tutorial? Are you getting any error messages or anything?
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14 Nov 2012   #3
lbenn1950

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

No, when I save the bookmarks.html file in my desktop directory. I close Firefox and load I.E. go to the file-import export menu click import from file click next I get three options as to where to save the file Favorites then a tree with plus tabs before favorites and below that a plus tab mozilla. I clicked on the favorites one time the next time I clicked on the favorites with the plus sign. clicked next and in a millisecond I get a finish but no bookmarks
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