MozBackup

MozBackup

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 85 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.7
  • Total Downloads:
    111,494
  • Date Added:
    November 02, 2007
  • File Size:
    1011.65KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    479
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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As great as it is to have tools such as Firefox and Thunderbird, backing them up can be a tedious process. MozBackup is a tiny program that makes saving and restoring all your bookmarks, extensions, and other personal settings a streamlined and stress-free experience.

The program works with Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, and Netscape on Windows platforms. It doesn't work with Firefox Portable, Sunbird, Songbird, or Flock, but for standard Windows iterations of the programs in the Mozilla suite, it's almost silly to not use this program.

Close the program you want to back up, then run MozBackup. Choose backup or restore, then the application. Select the program profile and the location to save the backup, and whether you want to password protect the file. Lastly, choose which parts of the profile you want to save or restore, which range from from e-mails and address books to extensions and history, from certificates, and passwords to bookmarks and your cache.

To back up Netscape, choose the Mozilla Suite option.

Restoring a profile works the same way, but what makes the app extremely useful is that it doesn't differentiate from a restore and a clean install. So if you've got a specific or complicated set of extensions and settings on your work machine, and merely thinking about how to transfer them makes you want to revert to using an Underwood, MozBackup should quell your fears.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Essential Software"

September 18, 2013  |  By BearPuppy

 |  Version: MozBackup 1.5.2b1

Pros

If you use Firefox or Thunderbird having a backup mechanism is essential - and MozBackup is just the software you need. Its simple to use, straightforward in its execution, and flawless in doing exactly what its designed to do.

Cons

None that I've discovered in years of usage.

Summary

I regularly backup my computer: from clones to mirroring software, but I trust Firefox and Thunderbird ONLY to MozBackup.

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4 stars

"Great for backup & restores with some conditions"

September 17, 2013  |  By mjnelson99

 |  Version: MozBackup 1.5.2b1

Pros

I have been using Mozbackup for several years. Usually, I will run a backup nightly before shutting down my computer.

Restores can be successful.
See cons below for some problems I had and how to fix those.

Cons

I had changed ISPs. A straight restore would bring up the old ISP info so was a pain and not useful.
I needed to remove both Local & Remote Thunderbird profiles under Users, then uninstall & reinstall TB. I do reboot between these 2 actions. Allow Thunderbird to open once, shut down immediately.
Now do the restore from MozBackup.
Then I get correct restores including Lightning provided I stick with the same versions of Thunderbird.

Summary

Have done numerous restores using the process mentioned above. That same process above will allow you to do a restore on a different computer from the one you ran the backup on.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.4.7
Added support for Firefox 3.0 Alphas, warning dialog before restore action, support for Places. Fixed the Backup/restore Thunderbird RSS accounts, some Windows Vista related bugs, and password handling in FF 2.0.0.2/1.5.0.10.
General
Publisher Pavel Cvrcek
Publisher web site http://backup.jasnapaka.com
Release Date November 02, 2007
Date Added November 02, 2007
Version 1.4.7
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Backup Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows Vista, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Mozilla Firefox 2.0
Download Information
File Size 1011.65KB
File Name MozBackup-1.5.1-EN.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 111,494
Downloads Last Week 479
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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