bookmark file Import fails under Windows 8 from windows 7 export

Won’t fix Issue #110968


Apr 27, 2014
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Steps to reproduce



Repro Steps:

  1. re-install windows 7 with IE 11.
  2. re-export my favorites to a bookmark file.
  3. upgrade to windows 8.0 or onto 8.1.
  4. import the favorites from the saved bookmark file.
  5. observe the succinct error message: "failed".
  6. examine the bookmark file in ms word to look for obvious imperfections.

Expected Results:

The favorites I exported from IE 11 under windows 7 should import without error to IE 11 under windows 8.1.

Actual Results:


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Bruce M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Bruce M.” to “Warren S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Warren S.” to “Vasu P.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Vasu P.” to “George K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “George K.” to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Rajkumar M.”

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