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  1.    16 Jul 2018 #90

    Hi Shawn,

    Thanks for your answer. Mine does too, i.e. imports html file.

    As I said, since 1803, Edge does not create an automatic daily backup in html file, but a backup of the favorites and settings. The issue is that this backup is not a replica of the
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default folder and thus cannot be restored the way Option Three suggests (my preferred way of restoring favorites!).
    That is why I asked if you knew how to use this automatically created backup to restore Favorites.
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       16 Jul 2018 #91

    I'm not sure of an automated method, but always found it best to manually export an .html as needed to keep a current backup.
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  3.    16 Jul 2018 #92

    Totally agreed, but I prefer using option two to backup.
    Unfortunately today, out of the blue, all my favorites were gone and my latest backup was from last Friday. So I restored this one using option three.
    Looking for a more recent backup I remembered that Edge creates a daily backup. When tried to use it, I noticed that Edge does not create the html any more, but a new compact backup of the %localappdata% folder.
    Anyway task accomplished, with the loss of a couple of favorites.
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