Power Downloader restores Mozilla applications

A forced update from Microsoft killed Penny Penryn's operating system, but neither her important files nor her Mozilla settings. Her passwords, extensions, bookmarks, and more were all saved thanks to one tiny program.

Last week when Microsoft released Windows XP Service Pack 3 unto the world, a few "lucky" XP users had their computers come to a screeching, brain-jarring halt. Kitty Kilobyte's best friend Penny Penryn was hit badly by this bug, and she had to do a full reinstall of her operating system.

As frustrating as a crash of this magnitude can be, Penny Penryn was surprisingly as cool as a fan for a quad-core CPU. She didn't lose any of her important documents because followed Power Downloader's advice and backed them up using SyncBack. She didn't lose any of her bookmarks, extensions, passwords, or other important settings for Firefox or Thunderbird, either, because she used MozBackup.

MozBackup is a minuscule program that makes saving and restoring bookmarks, extensions, and other personal settings a streamlined and stress-free experience. It's dead simple to use because it walks you through both the backup and restore process. For example, even if you've backed up everything but you only want to restore your bookmarks, all it takes is a couple of mouse clicks.

MozBackup works with most Mozilla application, and has been translated into dozens of languages, so it can be used by the same worldwide audience that favors Firefox. It's a must-have tool for this software superhero, and since it's free, there's no reason you shouldn't have it, too.