Windows 10: two questions


  1. Posts : 49
    Windows 10 build 17666
       17 Jul 2017 #1

    two questions


    i am gonna format my windows 10 ,is my windows store apps removed from my microsoft account ? and where is the cache of microsoft edge i mean the websites and favorites and the saved pages ? are they all in the same folder?
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  2. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,089
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       17 Jul 2017 #2

    Should be in your User folder, not positive on Edge, I don`t use it.
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  3. Posts : 1,845
    Win 10 X64 Pro 1803 17751.1
       17 Jul 2017 #3

    Edge in Win10 1703 has the ability to export favorites to an HTML file, and to import favorites from such a file. You can back them up that way. (They also will probably magically appear by being synched from you Microsoft account, but I wouldn't trust that.) I don't know about the other stuff that you mention; I don't cache much.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       17 Jul 2017 #4

    Hello houss, :)

    You will always be able to download your apps from the Store owned by your Microsoft account.

    Install Your Apps from My Library in the Store in Windows 10 Windows 10 Apps Features Tutorials

    The tutorial below can help show you how to export and import your favorites in Microsoft Edge.

    Backup and Restore Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10 Windows 10 Browsers Email Tutorials
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  5. Posts : 49
    Windows 10 build 17666
    Thread Starter
       19 Jul 2017 #5

    is everything in that folder of edge is there? i mean the history and the currently open tabs and the pages to see them later, the feature that is in the top left corner of edge ? btw, i backed up the entire folder
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       19 Jul 2017 #6

    If you mean the folder below, then yes it contains all your data for Microsoft Edge.

    %localappdata%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe
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  7. Posts : 49
    Windows 10 build 17666
    Thread Starter
       19 Jul 2017 #7

    the restoring to previous build loop is big problem and format is a pain in the butt
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  8. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 32,219
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       19 Jul 2017 #8

    Depending on what issues you are having, you might consider seeing if a repair install may help. This way you won't lose anything.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials
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