chrome bookmarks - hpw to export them to another PC - Win 7 - same op sys

have to reinstall opsys

I want my book marks back.

How to do it? Ive a lot of folders / subfolders of book marks
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Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:
http://www.quora.com/How-do-I-import-my-bookmarks-from-one-computer-to-another

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Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:
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feck1Author Commented:
from a hard drive where it doesn't boot to windows any more


1. Go to the folder containing the bookmarks file: (On Windows 7 it is C:\Users\<USER>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default). Note: If the file is hidden, you will need to change the folder options to unhide it (In the Explorer window, go to Tools, Folder options, View. Select the option "Show hidden files.")
2. Copy the file called "bookmarks" to a thumbdrive to transfer to your new PC, or attach the file to an email message and send it to the new PC.
3. After installing Chrome on the new PC, go to the folder containing the bookmarks file (the same folder as in step 1).
4. Close Chrome if it is running, and change the name of the bookmarks file to "bookmarks.old"
5. Copy the bookmarks file from your old PC, from your thumbdrive or email attachment, into the folder on your new PC.
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