Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: MozBackup - Create a Backup of Your Mozilla Profile



MozBackup - Create a Backup of Your Mozilla Profile

How to Create a Backup of Your Mozilla Profile with MozBackup
Published by StalkeR
21 May 2011
Published by

How to Create a Backup of Your Mozilla Profile with MozBackup

information   Information
This tutorial will show you how to create backup of your Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla Sunbird, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Suite, Spicebird, Songbird and Netscape profiles using MozBackup.
Note   Note
This ulility allows you to backup and restore bookmarks, mail, contacts, history, extensions, passwords, cache etc. It's an easy way to do Firefox backup, Thunderbird backup ...

Moz Backup is free ulility for creating backups of profiles.

It's free and you can download it from the official site - Moz Backup.



So let's start. After you download and install Moz Backup,start it.

1. Click on the button and type MozBackup.

You'll see the main window of the program.
Name:  main.PNG
Views: 262
Size:  73.8 KB

Click Next.

2. Operation type window
Name:  mb2.PNG
Views: 259
Size:  76.2 KB
Here we can choose 2 operations: Backup a profile or Restore a Profile.
Choose Backup a profile,because we need to backup the profile.
Before we click Next button,under the Operation Chooser are listed program(s) that can be backup -ed using this tool. Select program that you need(In my case it's Mozilla Thunderbird) and click Next button.

3. Profile Selection window - Select profile here.
Name:  mb3.PNG
Views: 255
Size:  73.9 KB
I got only one profile,called "default". If you got more profiles they will be listed there. Select the profile that you want to backup,and select the location of backup file clicking the button Browse... bellow.
Click Next.

4. Pop-up window - If you want password protected profile
Name:  mb4.PNG
Views: 256
Size:  29.7 KB
If you choose Yes it will appear a window that will ask you to set a password. If you select No you won't see this two windows.
Name:  mb5.PNG
Views: 1432
Size:  27.5 KB
And just click Ok.

5. Components Section window - Here select what you want to backup,and click Next.
Name:  mb6.PNG
Views: 262
Size:  91.7 KB
For a short time,you'll see this Report window that tells you that the backup is completed.
Name:  mb7.PNG
Views: 261
Size:  84.8 KB
Click Finish.

You're done! You've just created a backup of your Mozilla profile.
.

21 May 2011   #1
TheReaper

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Nice tutorial, StalkeR.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

21 May 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Thanks TheReaper!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2011   #3
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

A nice one , my friend !!! I must to use it
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2011   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I use Mozback every once a month. Nice tutorial.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2011   #5
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Nice job StalkeR...
Keep up the good work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2011   #6
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Thanks Archie,Dinesh and Dennis!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2011   #7
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

Looks good! I may just try this out.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2011   #8
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

I have used MozBackup for 2+ years. Nice tutorial StalkeR.
Jerry
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2011   #9
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Thanks Noob and Jerry!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Comment

 MozBackup - Create a Backup of Your Mozilla Profile




Tutorial Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:16 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33