5/11/11
8:47 pm

Forum Question: Bookmark export to Windows 7 IE9

I’m unable to export bookmarks from Safari to Internet Explorer 9.
Using OSX Snow Leopard, I exported bookmarks from Safari to a external hard disk that’s formatted in NTFS (also tried doing so through a pen drive formatted in FAT format). Imported it on Windows 7 on the same Mac (using Bootcamp) in IE9.
Not able to transfer bookmarks. Also not able to delete some of them that we’re previously created in IE9.
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WND

Comments: 5 Responses to “Bookmark export to Windows 7 IE9”

    5/11/11 @ 8:54 pm

    So you say “Not able to transfer bookmarks” — what, exactly, is happening? YOu get the file over there, I assume. Then you use some sort of import function in IE9? Then what? Error message? Something else?

      WND
      5/20/11 @ 3:38 am

      Yes, i get the file there from the mac to the windows 7 & then i get a error sayig the file does not exist in that location (path).

        5/20/11 @ 6:18 am

        I’m not sure. I’d have to see it. Experiment. Try different things.

    WND
    5/20/11 @ 3:43 am

    Can you also tell me how do permissions work in Mac ? Can i clone my systems between Macs using a time machine /capsule?

    e.g. Lets say i have 2 Macs a Macbook & a iMac & i want restore my macbook to & want it to look & have all the same functions like my i mac.

      5/20/11 @ 6:20 am

      That can be difficult. You would want to do it on a case-by-case basis. Look at each “function” and see what is available. For instance, you can use MobileMe to sync bookmarks, contacts and events.
      Perhaps some one-on-one training with a local Mac expert or in the Apple Store would help.

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