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myMotherboard burnt out on my old computer my hard drive is good I have Windows 7 on it with your Firefox browser I have installed the hard drive to an enclosure and have hooked it up to the new computer I need to be able to extract the favorites or bookmarks whatever you want to call it off the Windows 7’s hard drive and put it into the new computer which I have installed your Firefox browser please send me the instructions on how to do so thank you very much

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Hi, the first step is to set Windows to show hidden files and folders:

Next, I'll refer to your old drive as the "E" drive. Explore up:


That should have one or more folders, each of which contains a subfolder named bookmarkbackups.

Those files typically have the creation date coded into their names, so you can find the most recent one or two and copy/paste them to your desktop for quicker access.

To restore one of those files, use the steps in the following article. You'll need to use "Choose File" and point Firefox to your desktop or wherever you decided to copy/paste the files.

Restore bookmarks from backup or move them to another computer



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