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how to install FF passwords from xp to vista

by stinman / March 29, 2008 4:54 AM PDT

Hi,I have my old dell hooked on the same network as my new vista home premium.I can not afford the cable to transfer from dell to vista.My dell xp media center edition ser pc 2 will not let me in,it says I do not have the privilege and to get with the administrator.I have used my external hard drive to transfer all that matters except some stuff like fire foxs password manager (all the passwords)I need that file or folder transfered.Can anyone help me to get the right folder so I can put it on the ex Hdd and then tell me how to put it in fire fox's folder.I need to do this with Billeo also but once I learn FF I think I can do Billeo.Thanks

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Copy the Firefox profile...
by John.Wilkinson / March 29, 2008 2:37 PM PDT

You can simply copy the entire Firefox profile over, which includes saved passwords, bookmarks, extensions, etc. The locations are:

Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\<your Windows username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random characters>.default

Windows Vista:
C:\Users\<your Windows username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random characters>.default

Hope this helps,

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copy the Firefox profile
by stinman / March 30, 2008 3:32 AM PDT

Thanks John for advice!

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