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AOL "favorites"

Discussion in 'Computers & Technology Forum' started by 2Timothy4:1-5, Mar 12, 2003.

  1. 2Timothy4:1-5

    2Timothy4:1-5 New Member

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    Is there any way I can transfer my favorites from Internet Explorer to my AOL favorites folder?

    I could visit each site individually (from IE), send the link in an e-mail to my aol screen name, then visit it again and save it as a favorite there, but with about 150 sites saved, that would be a huge pain in the neck.

    Thanks in advance,

    Kenneth
     
  2. 2Timothy4:1-5

    2Timothy4:1-5 New Member

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    I guess there isn't. Oh well, thanks anyway.

    Kenneth
     
  3. Don

    Don Well-Known Member
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    You should be able to open Internet Explorer while connected to AOL, and thus don't need to transfer your favorites--unless you just prefer to use the AOL browser.

    Don't know much about the AOL browser, so you'll have to answer a question for me: When you open your AOL browser and click on FILE at the top, do you see an option for "Import/Export"?
     
  4. Clint Kritzer

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    I looked for a way but the AOL software will not open the favorites folder in the Windows subdirectory. It only opts for opening as a text file. Nor could I find the AOL favorites list in the Windows explorer tree. AOL software is a bear to manipulate as outside of its own program, it is not recognized.

    I was hoping someone would have a bypass solution for Kenneth before I claimed it couldn't be done.
     
  5. Clint Kritzer

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    No, but this could be a viable option in Explorer if one can locate where the favorites are stored in AOL.
     
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    I'm starting to think the best help for AOL users would be to get rid of aol! :mad:
    Gina
     
  8. wizofoz

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    Why would anyone want to add to AOL? I'm still trying to get rid of it! Even the icon on my desktop says "AOL Stinks".
     
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