These are answers
to the most common questions we receive about Alert Bookmarks. If you
don't find the answer to your question here, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
and we'll get back to you within 2 business days (usually much sooner).
If you've hit a
problem, be sure to check the Revision
to see if it has been fixed in the current version.
using the new Windows Internet Explorer 7. Alert Bookmarks is
opening a separate window every time I click on a bookmark. What do I do?
From the Main Menu,
choose "Select Browser". Next the entry for "Microsoft
Internet Explorer", click the "Modify" button.
In STEP 2 of the
window that appears, change the "Name of the browser as it
appears in the Title Bar" from "Microsoft Internet
Explorer" to simply "Internet Explorer".
This is necessary because
Alert uses the browser's Title Bar to identify the browser window. Microsoft
has used "Windows Internet Explorer" in version 7, for
some reason. Changing the Title to "Internet Explorer"
fixes this issue.
suddenly getting a Windows error message when I try to start Alert
Bookmarks OR I
can't change the file name from "Untitled" when I try to save.
Both of these
these problems are usually caused by the installation of another
program on your computer. During installation the program overwrites
a DLL or other library file that Alert needs.
To correct the problem:
can I Import my Netscape Address Book email addresses into Alert Bookmarks?
Follow the steps
outlined in this help file for Importing Netscape bookmarks, but scan
the file called "ADDRESS.HTM" that Netscape uses to store
your Address Book.
I export my bookmarks into Netscape?
As HTML' from the Alert Bookmarks Bookmark Control Panel.
In the file window
that appears, enter a name for the HTML file your current Bookmark
Bar will be saved to. Click 'OK'.
In Netscape, bring
up your Netscape bookmarks window and select 'Import' from the 'File' menu.
In the file window
that appears, locate the HTML file you saved your Bookmark Bar,
highlight it, and click 'Open' to import the file into Netscape.
The format of your
Bookbar will be imported into Netscape intact, however any comments
and dates will be lost.
do I remove the Alert Bookmarks Trial Version from my system?
built-in uninstall functionality. To remove Alert automatically,
follow the instructions found here.
do I back up the bookmarks I collect
Your bookmarks are
stored in several files that are located in a folder called
"Bookmark". This folder is in the same folder you chose for
Alert Bookmarks when you installed the program. If you chose the
default installation folder, your bookmarks will be in the folder:
To backup your
bookmarks, copy the entire "Bookmark" folder to a different
drive or a floppy disk.
can also back up your bookmarks by using the Control Panel's
"Export As Alert Shared File" option. Click
here for instructions.]
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