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#1 p&dora

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Posted 18 August 2005 - 12:27 PM

:thumbsup: Hello all: I am going to visit my son and dil next week. I will have access to their computer but I would like to know if there is a way I can copy my Favorites list so that I can take it with me in case I cannot access my pc from their pc. Thanks
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Posted 18 August 2005 - 01:26 PM

In Internet Explorer got to File then Import and Export. When the Wizard opens you can Export your Favorites to a Floppy disk by entering A:\Bookmark.htm in the Export to a file or address box. When you get there you can access them from the floppy. You can try it now to familiarize yourself with it. If you import them on their computer that will merge your favorites with theirs so you should be aware of that.

Edited by Leurgy, 18 August 2005 - 01:27 PM.

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Posted 19 August 2005 - 11:03 AM

Thank you Leurgy. Good info. Sorry it took until now to reply but I did not receive notification, just lucky I happened to go back to my post to see if there were replies and there was yours. Thanks again
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Posted 19 August 2005 - 11:20 AM

Another way, is to just go to your favorites folder and copy/paste that onto a disk. You can put it on a cd then.

The Favorites folder is located:

C:/Documents and Settings/ *** Your Username ***/

*** Your Username *** would be whatever your sign in username is.

You should see a Favorites folder in there, you can right click on it, and select copy. Then if you are burning a disk you can paste it into your cd drive (the cd writing wizard will pop up a message by the clock that says "you have new files waiting to burn"....then just burn as usual). Or if you prefer not to use the Windows CD burning function, if you have Nero (or any other cd burning program) you can just use that instead.

Hope that helps
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Posted 22 August 2005 - 10:55 AM

Thank you Windowsxp550. Sorry for the delay in answering. I did not get notification of message.Happen to get back here just now. When you say "copy and paste on to disk" do you mean floppy disk? I have never used them and don't have one. But thanks anyway, will keep info for future use. Maureen
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Posted 22 August 2005 - 02:00 PM

If push comes to shove, you could make a copy of the file and Email it to your son so it would be available when you arrive.
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Posted 22 August 2005 - 03:25 PM

Good idea jgweed. Since you export your files as bookmark.htm it will open in Internet Explorer on whatever computer you view them on. The Import/Export Wizard defaults to C:My Documents so you could just email that file.

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Posted 22 August 2005 - 03:54 PM

If push comes to shove, you could make a copy of the file and Email it to your son so it would be available when you arrive.
Cheers,
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I have done this. I sent the text .doc of my favorites to my Hotmail account. Once I opened the e-mail, then downloaded the attachment. I was then able to view all of my favorites, which shown as links.
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Posted 23 August 2005 - 05:55 AM

Thank you everyone. Some good suggestions. Will save.
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