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How do I save favorites from any internet browser?


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atrandom

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Hi. Sometimes I've had to reformat my comp and of course everything is erased. In the past I knew how to save html file favorites from Firefox and IE to a folder so that when the reformat was over I could dbl click them and re add them to favorites.

I have since forgotten where to go to do this. Which folder do you access for any web browser (I am currently using IE, Firefox, Chrome and Opera sporadically. I might try Avant at some point too) to get to the actual favorite file? That way I can copy it to my external drive and once I reinstall the browser readd it to favorites. Please let me know how to do this as in the past I lost some very important favorites my mom had added in Mozilla.

Thanks. :D
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All browsers store favourites in different places.
There is no one single place.

As far as IE is concerned there is a Favourites folder in the profile folder, C:\Users\<user name>\ for Vista, and Documents and Settings for XP.
Firefox uses its own profile location which, theoretically, can exist anywhere you want on the drive.
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