Error Message When Importing Favorites

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Symptoms

When you attempt to import Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x favorites by using the Internet Explorer 5 Import wizard, you may receive the following error message:
Cannot find drive:\Windows folder\Favorites\bookmark.htm
Please choose another file.
where drive is the hard disk where the Internet Explorer 4.x favorites originated, and Windows folder is the folder where Windows is installed.

Cause

This issue can occur because the Internet Explorer 5 Import wizard only searches for HyperText Markup Language(.htm) files.

Resolution

To work around this issue, manually copy your Internet Explorer 4.x favorites into the Internet Explorer 5 Favorites folder. For information about how to copy files, view the "copying files or folders" Help topic.

Status

This behavior is by design.

More information

The Internet Explorer 5 Import Wizard is designed for use with the bookmark.htm format used by Netscape.

Properties

Article ID: 217236 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
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