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How can I transfer my cookies from a Mac to a Windows?

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I'm planning on getting a Windows computer. However, I don't want to lose all the cookies in my Mac. Firefox sync doesn't sync cookies, and a Google search has only told me how to transfer them from Windows to Mac, not the other way around. Can anybody help me out?

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Hello GMLW, follow madperson's reply and will not find any problem, all firefox files (places.sqlite , cookies.sqlite etc) is the same in all Os.

thank you

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philipp
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hello GMLW, please have a look at the following article: Recovering important data from an old profile

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It says I have to copy files into a new location, which I'm aware of. My main worry is whether or not all the files I want to transfer will be Windows compatible as well. Will there be any problems due to filename extensions or whatnot when crossing between OS's?

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Hello GMLW, follow madperson's reply and will not find any problem, all firefox files (places.sqlite , cookies.sqlite etc) is the same in all Os.

thank you

cor-el
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Note that not all cookies may be working if the user agent changes significantly as happens with a platform change.

The permissions.sqlite file stores the exceptions, including cookie exceptions, that you have created.

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Okay, thank you.