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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
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How to Create a Backup of Your Mozilla Profile with MozBackup

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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.
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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.
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Click Next.

2. Operation type window
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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.
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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
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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.
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And just click Ok.

5. Components Section window - Here select what you want to backup,and click Next.
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For a short time,you'll see this Report window that tells you that the backup is completed.
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Click Finish.

You're done! You've just created a backup of your Mozilla profile.
21 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Nice tutorial, StalkeR.

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21 May 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

Thanks TheReaper!
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21 May 2011   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

A nice one , my friend !!! I must to use it
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21 May 2011   #4

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

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

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Nice job StalkeR...
Keep up the good work.
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21 May 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

Thanks Archie,Dinesh and Dennis!
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21 May 2011   #7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

Looks good! I may just try this out.
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21 May 2011   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

I have used MozBackup for 2+ years. Nice tutorial StalkeR.
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21 May 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

Thanks Noob and Jerry!
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