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Looking to buy a Mac. Can bookmarks and tool bar folder be transferred to a Mac using Fire Fox? Any problems?

Looking to buy a Mac. Can bookmarks and tool bar folder be transferred to a Mac using Fire Fox? Any problems?

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FredMcD
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I think some things can be traded between computer systems but I am not sure.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-set-up-firefox-sync Sync your bookmarks, history, passwords, add-ons and open tabs with another copy of Firefox. This article will walk you through setting up Firefox Sync.

I think some things can be traded between computer systems but I am not sure. '''https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-set-up-firefox-sync''' Sync your bookmarks, history, passwords, add-ons and open tabs with another copy of Firefox. This article will walk you through setting up Firefox Sync.
cor-el
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See also: *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_backup *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Backing+up+your+information You can also look at this extension: *FEBE (Firefox Extension Backup Extension): https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/febe/

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Can someone give a Yes or No to the question? The purchase will hang on that.

Can someone give a Yes or No to the question? The purchase will hang on that.
FredMcD
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You are asking about two different computer systems. Only someone that has those systems can give you the answer.

You are asking about two different computer systems. Only someone that has those systems can give you the answer.
cor-el
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This is just about exporting the bookmarks on one computer and importing the HTML backup or restoring the JSON backup on the other computer. That shouldn't be a problem is you only want to transfer the bookmarks.

If you want to transfer more personal data then you can see in these articles what files you would have to copy between the two profile folders.

You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder:

This is just about exporting the bookmarks on one computer and importing the HTML backup or restoring the JSON backup on the other computer. That shouldn't be a problem is you only want to transfer the bookmarks. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/restore-bookmarks-from-backup-or-move-them If you want to transfer more personal data then you can see in these articles what files you would have to copy between the two profile folders. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder: *Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Show Folder (Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder) *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox

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FredMcD said

You are asking about two different computer systems. Only someone that has those systems can give you the answer.

If you are saying there is a separate forum for the Mac can you give me the URL

''FredMcD [[#answer-706123|said]]'' <blockquote> You are asking about two different computer systems. Only someone that has those systems can give you the answer. </blockquote> If you are saying there is a separate forum for the Mac can you give me the URL
cor-el
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As I posted above, there shouldn't be a problem to transfer bookmarks from a windows computer to a Mac. Just create a backup like I posted above and copy the file to an USB stick and import the file on the other (Mac) computer.

As I posted above, there shouldn't be a problem to transfer bookmarks from a windows computer to a Mac. Just create a backup like I posted above and copy the file to an USB stick and import the file on the other (Mac) computer.