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Note: This file is no longer available. The vendor suggests using Mozilla Weave Sync, Google Toolbar, or Xmarks (formerly Foxmarks) instead.

Have you ever bookmarked an interesting Web site at work--only to forget the URL when you're at your home PC? Google Browser Sync makes your Firefox browser settings available on any two or more Firefox-equipped, Internet connected PC. In fact, this Firefox extension can remember bookmarks, cookies, and passwords for those Web sites.

Whenever you open Firefox, Google Browser Sync asks you if you'd like to restore any pages from your last session. The pages you select automatically open in their own tabs. The program takes a few minutes to set up, and it takes a few seconds whenever you open Firefox.

Note: Google Browser Sync is free, but it does require a Google account. It also requires that you create and remember a PIN that you'll use the first time you sync your bookmarks on another computer. To directly install this Firefox extension, follow the link to the author's site.

--Laura Blackwell

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