PC Doctor January 17, 2014

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Dear PC Doctor:

I recently started using Google Chrome as my main internet browser.  I used to use Internet Explorer.   I'd like to keep my same favorite sites bookmarked.  Is there a way to do that easily, or do I have to visit each site individually and mark them again?



Dear Georgette:

Yes!  There is a relatively easy way to import your IE favorites into
Google Chrome.  Follow these steps:

  • Launch Google Chrome by double-clicking on its icon on your desktop.
  • Once Chrome is open, click on the three horizontal lines located in the upper right corner of the window.
  • Click on Bookmarks.
  • Click on the Import bookmarks and settings.
  • Choose Microsoft Internet Explorer from the pull-down menu.
  • Click in the boxes next to the items you want to import (Browsing history, Favorites/Bookmarks, Saved passwords, Search engines)
  • Click Import.
  • Wait while your items are imported, then click the Close button when it is finished.

Note: This will also work easily with your Mozilla Firefox bookmarks.

Until next time...happy computing!

      PC Doctor