How to backup Internet Explorer favorites and settings


  • I want to backup my Internet Explorer bookmarks/favorites and settings


  • Windows
  • Internet Explorer


  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the star in the top right corner
  3. Click the downward arrow next to the Add to Favorites button
  4. Click Import and Export
  5. Click Export to a file and click next
  6. Select which items you would like to backup, if you are unsure select all
  7. Select your favorites folder
  8. Select a location where you would like to save your backup file. It is recommended that you save the file to your personal drive or a USB stick in an easy to find location.
    • Depending on what you selected in step 6 you will be prompted to save up to three files, it is recommended that you save these all in the same location so they can easily be found later


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