favourites from explorer going to new drive, how?

  Effie 21:18 14 May 2003

I would like to put a new hard drive into my computer which will be running on Windows 98 SE but am put off by losing my current favourites in internet explorer in the process.

Is there a simple way by which I can save what I have in its current form and transfer it to the new hard drive?


  powerless 21:20 14 May 2003


Copy the folder and then paste the folder to the new drive.

Save to a floppy, it'll be a small file.

  VoG™ 21:22 14 May 2003

In IE, File/Import and Export.

Use this to save favorites to a floppy. When new HDD installed, launch IE and Import them from the floppy.

  Effie 22:13 14 May 2003

Thanks for your advice.
At one time I did try an experiment to do the importing/exporting part onto a floppy but when I looked at it on the floppy afterwords, it appeared that I would have to do a lot of pruning to get back to the original web pages as it included info about the chosen sites. Am I doing it wrong folks?

  powerless 22:16 14 May 2003

When you Import, its all done for you.

If you look at the file it wil be a long list of links to your favorite.

  VoG™ 22:19 14 May 2003

No that's OK - it's the way that IE displays them if you double click on bookmarks.htm

  Effie 22:59 14 May 2003

Will give that a go so again , thanks for all your help, E

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