Windows 10: Export Favorites or Copy to USB
Export Favorites or Copy to USB
I am transferring Favorites in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 computer to a Windows 10 computer.
Is it better to export them to a USB Drive or use Windows Explorer and just copy them?
I find it easier to just copy your %UserProfile%\Favorites folder as a backup of your IE Favorites.
I'm not familiar with the %UserProfile%\Favorites notation.
Does that mean go to my username in Windows Explorer, then Favorites?
%UserProfile% is an environmental variable that is the same as the "C:\Users\<user-name>" folder of the current user.
no export favorites button in EDGE. How do I export my favorites including the favorites line in the top?
Microsoft Edge Favorites - Export in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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