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as in, i'm gonna reformat this computer and i'd like to keep all my 50+ tabs... is this possible?

i have them for chrome 9.xxx, the canary build, and firefox

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Just go

search C Drive - Firefox - Profiles - bookmarkbackups

Same idea for chrome etc.
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for chrome you can setup sync and it will auto back everything up. i'm not sure about firefox though

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options > personal > setup sync
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post #4 of 11
with chrome, you can go to bookmark manager > organize > export bookmarks and import them to other browsers.

this can be done with firefox as well.
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post #5 of 11
In Firefox, go to the Bookmarks menu, select Organize Bookmarks, and there's an Import and Backup button at the top so you can send all your bookmarks to a file. Keep that file on a flash drive and once your system is re-paved use the Import feature to bring them back.
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Firefox has an option to export bookmarks from the bookmarks manger. Maybe chrome has something similar?
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thanks for helping guys. i see a bunch of options under sync, but none of them say tabs? i need the tabs.

as for firefox, i can't find this profiles, bookmarkbackups :S sorry for my stupidity.

btw, i have 0 bookmarks for each browser, just tabs open. are you guys implying i need to favorite EACH tab?
    
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by paceee View Post
thanks for helping guys. i see a bunch of options under sync, but none of them say tabs? i need the tabs.

as for firefox, i can't find this profiles, bookmarkbackups :S sorry for my stupidity.

btw, i have 0 bookmarks for each browser, just tabs open. are you guys implying i need to favorite EACH tab?
So you just have tabs open all the time facepalm x100

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Originally Posted by paceee View Post
thanks for helping guys. i see a bunch of options under sync, but none of them say tabs? i need the tabs.

as for firefox, i can't find this profiles, bookmarkbackups :S sorry for my stupidity.

btw, i have 0 bookmarks for each browser, just tabs open. are you guys implying i need to favorite EACH tab?

it dosent say tabs, but it backs everything up themes bookmarks settings etc....
you can test this out for yourself by setting up sync and then turning it off deleting a tab then turning on sync go back and look your tab will be back.

i use sync with my desktop laptop and netbook and it configures chrome for all 3 machines without any issues
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So you just have tabs open all the time facepalm x100

yes, yes i do. has owrked well for me for the last few years though!

to the poster above, thanks, that solves the chrome problem.

screw firefox i guess.. i'll just bookmark everything.

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