How to Put a Favorites List on a Flash Drive

By Robert Kingsley

Every Web browser has the ability to bookmark sites. By creating a bookmark, you add a link to a site right in the menu of your browser so you can always find your favorite pages quickly and easily. This is so convenient, it can be frustrating to browse the Internet on another computer, where you don't have access to your bookmarks. By exporting your bookmarks to an HTML file, you can carry them around with you and open them anywhere on any browser.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Step 1

Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Step 2

Click "File" and select "Import and Export."

Step 3

Click "Export to a file," then click "Next."

Step 4

Check "Favorites" and click "Next."

Step 5

Click on the "Favorites" folder on the top of the stack to copy all bookmarks and click "Next."

Step 6

Click "Browse" and locate your flash drive. Click "Save." Type the name of the file you wish to create.

Step 7

Click "Export" to save an HTML file to your flash drive that contains links to all of your favorites.

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1

Open Mozilla Firefox.

Step 2

Click "Favorites" and select "Organize Favorites."

Step 3

Click "Import and Backup" at the top of the Library window and click "Export HTML."

Step 4

Browse to the location of your flash drive.

Step 5

Enter the name you wish to give the file and click "Save." Firefox will now save the HTML file to your flash drive.

Google Chrome

Step 1

Open Google Chrome.

Step 2

Click the wrench at the top of your browser screen and select "Bookmark Manager."

Step 3

Click "Organize," then click "Export Bookmarks."

Step 4

Browse to the location of your flash drive.

Step 5

Enter the name you wish to give the file and click "Save." Chrome will now save the HTML file to your flash drive.