how can I copy my fav from one computer to an

November 26, 2010 at 18:34:27
Specs: Windows 7
can I copy my fav from one computer to another?

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#1
November 26, 2010 at 18:51:41
Use a USB thumbdrive.

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#2
November 26, 2010 at 19:02:55
Use the import / export facility of your browser.

For example if your browser is Internet Explorer then to export your favorites:
On the donor PC Start up IE
Select file > import and export
select export to a file and click next
Select Favorites and click next
Select all the Favorites (or the sub directory of favorites you want to export) and click next
Click on Browse and select where you want to save the bookmark.htm file then click on save
bookmark.htm is the default filename. You can use a different filename if you wish.
Click on Export then wait for the success message and finish

You can now copy the exported file to a USB stick or other memory device.
Go to the receiving PC and do the same except instead of selecting export you now do the opposite i.e. select import as shown below.

For example if your browser is Internet Explorer then to import your favorites:
On the recepient PC Start up IE
Select file > import and export
select import from a file and click next
Select Favorites and click next
Click on Browse and select the bookmark.htm file that you exported from the donating PC.
Click on open and then click next
Complete the import as required

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#3
November 26, 2010 at 22:39:59
Just go to C:\Documents and Settings\your user name\Favorites & copy the entire folder to the USB thumbdrive. Then plug the thumbdrive into the other PC & copy the contents of the old Favorites folder to the new Favorites folder.

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#4
November 27, 2010 at 04:37:21
Due to the way bookmarks are structured and in come cases due to the lengths (character size) of the individual links, straight copy of the favorites folder does not always work. Having a large number off bookmarks in your favorites folder can also sometimes have an effect.

Additionally imporrt export gives you a very portable bookmark file which you can take to any PC and install on any browser.

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