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Synchronizing "Favorites"

by bucksguy14 / January 19, 2006 4:14 AM PST

Is there a "simple" way to synchronize the favorites from my laptop with my desktop?

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One possibility
by joe_smith / January 19, 2006 4:22 AM PST

You can get a USB flash drive and load a copy of Portable Firefox onto it. Then you could use the same copy of Firefox on your laptop and desktop, meaning you only have one set of bookmarks to contend with. Even better, is it will work on any Windows system with a USB port, since it doesn't require any sort of installation. Not to mention using it over IE makes you much less vulnerable to spyware and other various attacks.

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by jackintucson / January 19, 2006 4:23 AM PST

If they are hooked up to each other the "Import" function will do it. If they aren't, copy the "Favorites" folder to a CD and do the Import that way. You do it both ways. There might be a cleaner way to do it but I don't know what it is... Unless you use a "file sync" program. Check

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