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firefoxIf you try to export your bookmark list from Firefox to Windows Internet Explorer you will face a nasty problem. As a matter of fact, due to an incompatibility issue between these two browsers you won’t be allowed to perform such an operation (export). Anyway, thanks to this simple trick you will be able to export incompatibility bookmarks files in a few easy steps. Here is the procedure to follow.


  1. Open the bookmarks menu and select Organize Bookmarks.
  2. Click File menu and hit Export (if you use Firefox 2). If you are in Firefox 3, click Import and Backup and hit Export HTML.
  3. Save the HTML file containing all of your saved bookmarks in a location of your choice.

Internet Explorer

  1. In Internet Explorer 8, press the ALT key in order to display the classic menu bar.
  2. Once the classic menu bar appears, click File and hit Import and Export…
  3. A wizard windows will appear, click Next.
  4. Now check the radio button or just select Import/Export form a File or Address. Click Next.
  5. Now locate the Firefox HTML bookmark backup and click Next.
  6. Select a Folder and click Next. At the end of the process just hit Finish and you are done.

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2 Comments to “How to export bookmarks from Firefox to Internet Explorer”

  1. Web Talk Says:

    You are welcome mate! Keep reading and don’t forget to use the Search Bar located at the top of this page. There are more than 1000 posts and if you are looking for something, chance are that it is here, on Web Talk!

  2. dfshammy Says:

    I tried to do it by myself and looked for a way for almost an hour. Then I gave up and google to find a solution. Thank god that I found this link, just follow the instruction and it will work.

    Worked for me Window Vista Home Premium 32 bit, Firefox 3 exporting to IE 7


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