Migrate ALL Firefox stuff between PCs

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I tend to keep a fairly static setup for a couple of years when it comes to my PCs/Laptops. So I don’t migrate personal settings between PCs very often. But next week is my birthday, and my present was a new desktop PC (I built it from scratch). Anyway, one of the pain points for my migrations in the past was always Firefox. It’s easy to get the bookmarks, but I typically just started over for everything else (saved passwords, extensions, etc.) Well, I wanted this to be a lot easier this time, so I did some googling and found MozBackup. This little utility is AWESOME! With it I was able to backup ALL of my important Firefox stuff, including Firefox settings I had changed, extensions, saved passwords, saved form data, bookmarks, browser history…the whole freight train. And then restore all of this to my new PC’s Firefox. I LOVE it! However, I won’t go into details on the pain and suffering I endured just trying to get the %#$@! backup file moved from my old XP laptop to my new Vista PC (the Jury’s still out on whether or not I will keep Vista on here or not)…Off topic, but I know many people like to see what another guy’s rig is made up of, so here’s my specs:

  • Mother Board: ASUS M3A78-CM
  • CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000 Brisbane 2.6GHz Dual-Core
  • RAM: 4 Gigs, Dual Channel DDR2 800
  • Hard Drive: 250 Gb Seagate Barracuda, SATA 7200RPM
  • Video Card: On-board ATI (I’m not very happy with this so far…will probably buy a PCI Express card later)
  • Case: Mid tower ATX, black Alien look, sweet mama šŸ™‚
  • Monitor: 19″ LCD