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Backing up your favourites

Discussion in 'Software' started by Firetastic, 26 Jul 2010.

  1. Firetastic

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    Hi how do I back up my favourites in Internet Explorer? I want to put them on a CD but still be able to access them when I go on the Internet. If the computer ever goes down I can just put them back on. Thank you.
     
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    So when I export them they will still be in my favourites menu when I open Internet Explorer?
     
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    Yes, you are effectively copying not moving them.

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    I know this isn't relevant but when I go into My Computer and go into OS C I see there are folders with random letters and numbers. Any idea what these strange folders are? eg d403a89a8abf66943e4f8467.
     
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    The braindamage inherent with an OEM system.
     
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    I thought it had something to do with a virus. I was rather curious than worried because computer seems to be running ok and Microsoft Security Essentials never picks anything up. It's the same on my Dad's side as well.
     
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    Why would a virus make itself so incredibly obvious?
     
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    I did consider that but I wanted to make absolutely sure anyway.
     
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    You can do it manually or using a plugin like

    http://www.Xmarks.com

     
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    Normally these are Windows updates / hotfixes etc, you can delete them but you need to change the owner to yourself first..

     
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    I put my favourites on my desktop and saved it to CD then I transferred them on to my laptop doing the reverse so that's me got backups should anything ever go wrong.
     
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