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Windows 7: Forgot to export favorites before formatting

04 Aug 2011   #1
daniellouwrens

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Forgot to export favorites before formatting

Hi

I have W7 x64 and IE9 Browser, because I had some file problems I formatted and reinstalled the OS, then I remembered that I had not exported my IE favorites to a safe drive so now I cannot use the Import function in IE9.

However I do have a Clone/Copy of the original install, how do I copy the favs from that copy into my current install . That is, what folders and files do I copy from and to.

Thanks

Daniel


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04 Aug 2011   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by daniellouwrens View Post
Hi

I have W7 x64 and IE9 Browser, because I had some file problems I formatted and reinstalled the OS, then I remembered that I had not exported my IE favorites to a safe drive so now I cannot use the Import function in IE9.

However I do have a Clone/Copy of the original install, how do I copy the favs from that copy into my current install . That is, what folders and files do I copy from and to.

Thanks

Daniel
You can just explore your clone and get them using this as a guide,

Internet Explorer - Import and Export Favorites
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04 Aug 2011   #3
daniellouwrens

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thank you so much, what a life saver.

Worked like a charm

Cheers

Daniel
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04 Aug 2011   #4
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by daniellouwrens View Post
Thank you so much, what a life saver.

Worked like a charm

Cheers

Daniel

You're welcome, glad you got it.
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