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Ok I admit it... I am one of the last IE users :blush:

For years I have used IE as my "required" browser (banking and other issues) for my WORK machine.

It was easier than opening one browser for most things, the other browser for the "required" sites.

But the latest version IE7 refuses to save any passwords for more than an hour on ANY site. :lol:

The scales have tipped.

The aggravation of using 2 browsers will be less than the IE agravation on ALL sites.

 

Though I use Firefox at home mostly, at some point in the past I imported some favorites from IE to my work copy of FF.

I would like to totally clear ALL bookmarks in FF on the work machine and do a fresh import from IE7. Can't seem to do this in the bookmark manager. Any guidance here would be appreciated. Then I can begin to use FF at work for the majority of sites, using IE only on the few remaining IE stubborn sites.

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I had already tried going to the PROGRAM FILES folder to see/clear book marks. There is a profile folder but no book marks in there...hence my post.

 

But got to thinking about XP structure... Went to my Application Data folder

C:\Documents and Settings\sam\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\

Opened my bookmarkbackups folder and renamed each of the files by adding an x front of each.

 

That cleared MOST of the bookmarks. The few that were remaining I allowed to stay.

Then I imported from IE. Moved the links folders to the Bookmarks Toolbar Folder in FF and the rest are fine under the imported from IE folder.

 

Last step... Put my FIREFOX icon at the front of on my QUICK TASK bar and moved IE icon out of view.

I am now a FF user at work. One of the last hold-outs has finally converted.

 

:lol: :blush: :dance:

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Find your Firefox profile folder on your hard drive and delete the files starting with bookmarks, that should do it. Instead of deleting them move them to a new folder. Firefox should recreate a new one for you.

 

 

But got to thinking about XP structure... Went to my Application Data folder

C:\Documents and Settings\sam\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\

Opened my bookmarkbackups folder and renamed each of the files by adding an x front of each.

 

Glad you got it sorted out. That is the folder I was referring to when I said "Find your Firefox profile folder". :lol:

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It's still a hassle to have to switch over to IE for some sites.

 

But for the first time in two weeks, I did not have to LOGON to every site this morning.

FF remembered the passwords and IE will not!

 

 

I have been a firefox user for years, but it has not been my primary browser at work.

Now it is. :no2:

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There are two plugins that you can download and install into Firefox. One to add a View in IE to the right click menu and another that will open site using the IE engine right in Firefox.

 

Can't seem to get to the extensions site at the moment or I would have provided links.

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Thank you! Will add them to my office FF on Monday!

 

There are still some sites I can not access with FF so those will come in handy.

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