Moving favourites when you switch
Question : How do I transfer my Internet Explorer Favourites from my old PC to the web
browser on the new Mac?
Answer : One quick way to move your Favourites,
or browser bookmarks, to a new computer
is to start Internet Explorer, go to the File
menu and select "Import and Export."
When the Import/Export wizard starts up,
choose "Export Favourites" from the list of
actions and click on the Next button.
Once you select your Favourites file, you
can export it to the desktop or a folder on
your PC. From there, you can copy the
exported Favourites file onto an external
drive or recordable compact disc, copy it to
your new Mac over a network connection or
send the file to yourself as an e-mail
attachment from the old computer to the
Once you get the file on your Mac, you can
add the Favourites to the Mac OS X Safari web
browser. Start the Safari program, go to the
File menu and choose Import Bookmarks.
Navigate to the folder or place on the Mac
where you have stored your exported Favourites file and click on the Import
button to pull in the bookmarks.
A section of Apple's website, www.apple.com/macosx/switch, is devoted
to moving all kinds of files to a Macintosh.