Finds of the Week: Backup and migrate browser bookmarks / 41 essential Windows skills / View Windows 10 update history / Download free weather posters


Finds of the Week

Finds of the Week is a list of web sites I've come across lately that are interesting, fun, or useful (or all three). I hope you enjoy them. -Rhiannon

How to Easily Back Up and Migrate Your Browser Bookmarks
Find out how to back up and migrate your bookmarks in Windows for these popular browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge (Windows 10 only), and Opera.

41 Essential Skills for Windows Users
This is a wide ranging list of things that many Windows users will find very handy. Power users will likely know and have used most of these but you might find a previously unknown tidbit or two. Topics cover a wide range like optimizing boot times, using the MSCONFIG tool, disabling start up programs, working with ISO's, viewing WiFi passwords, dual monitor setup, clearing the print queue, file and folder permissions, and much more.

How to View the Update History in Windows 10
Updates in Windows 10 have been problematic off and on. Knowing where the update history is makes a good place to start troubleshooting, or if you want to check what updates have been installed.

Free Downloadable Weather Posters
The Weather Underground (my all time favorite weather site) has created 16 downloadable images to that not only look cool (if you like retro style images, that is) but are educational as well. The Weather Underground meteorologists and designers teamed up to bring you the science behind some of the most spectacular weather phenomena in a simple and artistic way. Double Red Rainbows, Dust Devils, Lenticular Clouds, Auroras, Fog and the Kelvin Helmholtz Instability are some of the posters you'll find here. Click on a poster to learn more about the conditions and to download free high-res print and postcard files.

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As always so much useful information & tip's for people like me not totally comfortable with computer. Whenever I encounter a problem look here & find the answer to the problem. Thank's so much.

Thank you, that's so kind of you to say. We're all glad to help. :)

Here's the link for the add-on for Opera:

Glad the Chrome extension worked for you. :-)

For anyone who is wondering about using a Chrome extension in Opera, here's how to do that:
How to Install Chrome Extensions in Opera

Thanks, rhiannon!

Glad to be of help. :-)

I couldn't see the bookmarks extension for Opera - there were 4 extensions with the name "Bookmarks" in them - but apparently none of them were able to export/import. Some of them had cloud storage.
The Chrome extension worked fine.