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Windows 7: How do I move my XP Favourites to Win7

02 Jul 2014   #1
merlin

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit
 
 
How do I move my XP Favourites to Win7

Morning all
Tried moving just one Favourites folder over to my new Win7 computer but all it's contents were displayed, not just the folder. By moving just one folder I was 'testing the water' so to speak, did not want to loose my XP Favourites. I still want to retain my XP Fav's in my old computer.


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02 Jul 2014   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Put your XP Favorites onto a flash drive then import them to Internet Explorer.

Your Favorites folder is located in C:/ Users / Your User name / Favorites

Copy the Favorites folder to a flash drive.

Then use the Import option to grab the favorites off the flash drive.
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02 Jul 2014   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

The path for w7 favorites is: C:\Users\your username\Favorites if your favorites are on the C:\ drive, substitute your drive letter if different.
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