Internet Explorer Bookmark Import/Export


Export

Internet Explorer 5

To export the Favorites folder, follow these steps:

  1. On the File menu, click Import and Export, and then click Next.
  2. Click Export Favorites to Netscape, and then click Next.
  3. Click Favorites, and then click Next.
  4. Type the name of the file that you want to export the favorites to. The default file is C:\Bookmark.htm.
  5. Click Next, and then click Finish.
  6. Use the Bookmarks Converter tool to import the Bookmark.htm file into Internet Explorer on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000.

Internet Explorer 6

To export the Favorites folder, follow these steps:

  1. Start Internet Explorer
  2. On the File menu, click Import and Export, and then click Next.
  3. Click Export Favorites and then click Next.
  4. Click Favorites and then click Next.
  5. Type the name of the file that you want to export the favorites to. By default, the export file is named Bookmark.htm.
  6. Click Next and then click Finish.
  7. Use the Bookmarks Converter tool to import the Bookmark.htm file into Internet Explorer on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000.

For more information about how to use the Bookmarks Converter tool to import the Bookmark.htm file into Internet Explorer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

152681 How to use Netscape Navigator bookmarks in Internet Explorer

 

Internet Explorer 7

To export the Favorites folder, follow these steps:

  1. In Internet Explorer, click Add to Favorites, and then click Import and Export.
  2. In the Import/Export Wizard, click Next.
  3. Select Export Favorites, and then click Next.
  4. Click Favorites and then click Next.
  5. Select the Favorites folder that you want to export. If you want to export all Favorites, select the top level Favorites folder. Otherwise, select the individual folder that you want to export.
  6. Click Next.Note By default, Internet Explorer creates a Bookmark.htm file in your Documents folder. If you want to use a name other than Bookmark.htm, or if you want to store the exported Favorites in a folder other than the Documents folder, specify the new file and folder name.
  7. Click Next.Note If you already have a file that has the same name, Internet Explorer asks you to replace it. Click Yes to replace the file. Click No to provide a new file name.
  8. Click Finish.

Internet Explorer 8

To export the Favorites folder, follow these steps:

  1. In Internet Explorer, click Favorites, click the down-arrow next to Add to Favorites, and then click Import and Export.
  2. Click Export to a file, and then click Next.
  3. Click to select the Favorites check box, and then click Next.
  4. Select the Favorites folder that you want to export. If you want to export all Favorites, select the top level Favorites folder. Otherwise, select the individual folder that you want to export.
  5. Click Next.Note By default, Internet Explorer creates a Bookmark.htm file in your Documents folder. If you want to use a name other than Bookmark.htm, or if you want to store the exported Favorites in a folder other than the Documents folder, specify the new file and folder name.
  6. Click Next.Note If you already have a file that has the same name, Internet Explorer asks you to replace it. Click Yes to replace the file. Click No to provide a new file name.
  7. Click Export.
  8. Click Finish.

Import

Import Favorites to Internet Explorer 6 and earlier

Use the Bookmarks Converter tool to import the Bookmark.htm file into Internet Explorer on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000.

Import Favorites to Internet Explorer 7

  1. In Internet Explorer 7, click Add to Favorites , and then click Import and Export.
  2. In the Import/Export Wizard, click Next.
  3. Select Import Favorites, and then click Next.Note By default, Internet Explorer creates a Bookmark.htm file in your Documents folder. However, you can import favorites that are saved under another name. To do this, click Browse, select a file or type a location and file name, and then click Next. Or, click Browse, and then click Next to accept the default.
  4. Select the folder where you want to put the imported bookmarks, and then click Next.
  5. Click Finish.

Import Favorites to Internet Explorer 8

  1. In Internet Explorer, click Favorites, click the down-arrow next to Add to Favorites, and then click Import and Export.
  2. Click Import from a file, and then click Next.
  3. Click to select the Favorites check box, and then click Next.
  4. By default, Internet Explorer creates a Bookmark.htm file in your Documents folder. However, you can import favorites that are saved under another name. To do this, click Browse, select a file or type a location and file name, and then click Next.
  5. Select the folder where you want to put the imported bookmarks, and then click Import.
  6. Click Finish.

Source: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/211089