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How do I move my bookmarks from XP to my new Windows 7 machine?

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I have a new Windows 7 machine (Firefox 3.6.12) and want to move my bookmarks from my old XP machine (Firefox 3.6.12). I've read the help pages but find it incomprehensible. I don't want my whole profile moved (not that I could figure out how to do that), just my bookmarks. PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO DO THAT IN SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS. Thank you.

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TonyE
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If you just want the bookmarks you just need to back them up, copy the file to the new computer and import them from that file. The details are shown here - Restore bookmarks from backup or move them to another computer.