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Windows 7: Can I save my program settings for a new install?

17 Jun 2015   #1
Chaoz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Can I save my program settings for a new install?

Going to get a new computer soon and I want to save some of my program settings. I don't want to image the whole drive, just some programs. Is this possible?


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17 Jun 2015   #2
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Problematic for many programs with a few exceptions; certain programs' settings found in AppData can be File/Folder imaged and "copied" onto the new computer. For example, I have successfully done so with Mozilla's Firefox and Thunderbird; Google Chrome; and sometimes even with IE.
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21 Jun 2015   #3
LeonardKonrad

7 Ultimate x 32
 
 

Will only work if the program support to backup its settings.
For many applications this won't work.

I suggest to Google each and every application for backup its settings.
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