Synchronizing Web Favorites with Windows Live

To keep web favorites in sync on any computer where you access the internet, you don't need offline files, Live Mesh, or Live Sync. All you need is the Windows Live toolbar and, of course, your Live ID. (You can download the toolbar as part of the Windows Live Essentials suite; see Chapter 7, "Adding Windows Live Programs and Services," for details .)

On the Windows Live toolbar, if you haven't already set up favorites synchronization, a Sync button appears near the right edge of the toolbar:

Click the gold star, click Sync in the ensuing dialog box, and you're set. Windows Live copies your favorite shortcuts into the Favorites folder of your SkyDrive, where, even if you are the most prolific of favorite creators, they will consume a completely negligible fragment of your allotted 25 GB .

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