Restoring Browser Settings

Use these procedures to restore backed up browser data.

Restoring Your Internet Explorer Favorites

To restore your Internet Explorer favorites:

    Click the Start menu in the lower left, and then select My Computer.
    The My Computer window opens, and lists all of your available drives.
    Double-click your system drive (the drive that contains your windows installation). This is usually the C: drive.
    Double-click the Documents and Settings folder.
    Double-click the folder with the same name as your username. This is your profile folder.
    Copy your backed up Favorites folder to your profile folder.
    You are prompted whether you want to replace the existing Favorites folder. Click the Yes to all button.

Restoring Your Firefox Bookmarks

To restore your Firefox bookmarks:

    Launch Firefox.
    Click the Bookmarks menu, and then select Organize Bookmarks.
    The Library (or Bookmark Manager, in version 2) window appears.
    Click the Import and Backup button, click Restore, and then click Choose File.
    Navigate to your Firefox backup file, which should have the suffix .json. Then, double-click the backup file.
    Your Firefox bookmarks are restored.