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Q: msn favorites savable ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: msn favorites savable
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: mrosey43-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 01 Aug 2004 10:29 PDT
Expires: 31 Aug 2004 10:29 PDT
Question ID: 382029
can i save a copy my MSN favorites to a fle on my computer and/or
uload them to a web bookmark save site
Subject: Re: msn favorites savable
Answered By: tisme-ga on 02 Aug 2004 13:54 PDT
Hello mrosey43-ga,

It seems that there is no Microsoft supported way of exporting MSN
Favorites. I did find some methods that should allow you to export
your MSN Favorites, and hopefully one of them will work for you.

You probably should only have to use one of these methods, but if it
does not work for you, you can move on to try the second one.



I found a program called Bookmark Buddy that will allow you to export
your MSN Favorites file. It comes with a fully functional 30 day
trial. You can read more about this program here: and you can download it here:



Before you start, you should download and install this XML update from

Next, you will want to download and install the MSN Favorites Export
Toolkit from MainSoft. You can find it towards the bottom of this

What this program will do is create a netscape favorites file that you
should be able to import into Internet Explorer or whatever popular
browser you are using.


I hope this was the answer you were looking for. Please let me know if
you require any clarification and I will do my best to assist you

All the best,


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backup "msn favorites"
export "msn favorites"

Request for Answer Clarification by mrosey43-ga on 08 Aug 2004 10:00 PDT
i tried what you suggest and it did not work for me. maybe i did
something wrong ,not to likely. Msn support told me that Msn favorites
are stored on Msn server not on my HD.i searched for "favorites.xml"
on my HD including subfolders and hidden folders and it is not there.

Clarification of Answer by tisme-ga on 09 Aug 2004 17:29 PDT
What version of MSN are you using?

Subject: Re: msn favorites savable
From: bt_trapper-ga on 28 Aug 2004 17:49 PDT
sorry to tell uyou all but your wrong.

the MSN Fav. is mostly saved on the server yet... if u find the files:

 and copy them it will save the fav list in MSN.

they are located - C:\WINDOWS\Application

I am not a Goggle researcher yet I do work work for MSN.

if anyone should be payed for this i should.. lol

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