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Backing Up Bookmarks

System requirements: Windows


Bookmarks and Favorites contain a personally organized list of Web site links that makes it easier for you to browse the sites you visit most often. Backing up or exporting bookmarks is useful when you anticipate moving to a new computer or Internet browser.

How to Use:

The following are instructions for backing up and restoring bookmarks in commonly used Internet browsers:

FireFox, Thunderbird, and Sea Monkey - Lost Bookmarks (Mozilla Web site)

Internet Explorer - How to import and export the Internet Explorer Favorites folder (Microsoft Web site)

Adapted from Data Backup (, with permission from ITS, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712-1110.