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How do I transfer bookmarks from one computer to another without using the sync feature?

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I have used the Belkin transfer cable which did not transfer the bookmarks. I can't find them on my C Drive. I'd like to transfer them manually using a thumb drive but can't without locating the file with the bookmarks.

Firefox and its bookmarks are on the original computer. At this time I can't use the synch function, but must manually transfer the bookmarks. How do I recognize in the files and copy on an external device and then transfer

I have used the Belkin transfer cable which did not transfer the bookmarks. I can't find them on my C Drive. I'd like to transfer them manually using a thumb drive but can't without locating the file with the bookmarks. Firefox and its bookmarks are on the original computer. At this time I can't use the synch function, but must manually transfer the bookmarks. How do I recognize in the files and copy on an external device and then transfer

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See also:

You can find the Firefox Profile Folder via this button on the Troubleshooting Information page:

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peterainbow 0 solutions 3 answers

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Ctrl+Shift+B will open the show all bookmarks window

and on the top of that it has an import/export menu using this you can export all your bookmarks into a file either as html or as a json

you can then do the reverse on another PC

does that help?

Ctrl+Shift+B will open the show all bookmarks window and on the top of that it has an import/export menu using this you can export all your bookmarks into a file either as html or as a json you can then do the reverse on another PC does that help?

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peterainbow,

Thank you. I'm going to try out your advice this evening. I appreciate your help and time.

penny

peterainbow, Thank you. I'm going to try out your advice this evening. I appreciate your help and time. penny
cor-el
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You can find the Firefox Profile Folder via this button on the Troubleshooting Information page:

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See also: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Backing_up_and_restoring_bookmarks_-_Firefox You can find the Firefox Profile Folder via this button on the Troubleshooting Information page: *Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Open Containing Folder *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox See also: *https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox

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co-rel,

Thank you. I will try out your suggestions this evening. Thank you for your ideas and time.

Penny

co-rel, Thank you. I will try out your suggestions this evening. Thank you for your ideas and time. Penny

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Peterainbow,

Thank you! Your suggestion worked! You saved me a lot of anxiety.

Penny

Peterainbow, Thank you! Your suggestion worked! You saved me a lot of anxiety. Penny
Redwood509 0 solutions 1 answers

Maybe I am missing a point but the first posting suggested Ctrl Shift + B and when I am there I cannot copy it to put on a memory stick, or e mail it, I am not sure if perhaps among the many users, there is not a simple easier way to explain to those who are not heavy users, how to accomplish the task, because all I have is the book marks, and with new computer, how do I get the newly downloaded Firefox recieve all the bookmarks?

reply: aramy964228@yahoo.com

Maybe I am missing a point but the first posting suggested Ctrl Shift + B and when I am there I cannot copy it to put on a memory stick, or e mail it, I am not sure if perhaps among the many users, there is not a simple easier way to explain to those who are not heavy users, how to accomplish the task, because all I have is the book marks, and with new computer, how do I get the newly downloaded Firefox recieve all the bookmarks? reply: aramy964228@yahoo.com
the-edmeister
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Old PC:
Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks -> Import & Backup - Export HTML... - to a USB stick

then on the new PC:
Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks -> Import & Backup - Import HTML... - from file on that USB stick

'''''Old PC:''''' <br /> Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks -> Import & Backup - Export HTML... - to a USB stick '''then on the new PC:''' <br /> Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks -> Import & Backup - Import HTML... - from file on that USB stick