How do I transfer internet explorer 7 history & favorites to another pc?

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How do I transfer internet explorer 7 history & favorites to another pc?
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Taking your Internet Explorer favourites from one computer to another is a straightforward process, thanks to the built-in import and export tools included in the browser software. Transferring your Internet Explorer history is a bit trickier, since the software lacks a user interface for performing this task. However, all the history data is saved to a central location on your personal computer (PC) making it a simple process to copy the files to your new computer.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • USB drive, 1GB or larger

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Connect the USB drive to the computer that holds your current Internet Explorer Favorites.

  2. 2

    Launch Internet Explorer.

  3. 3

    Click the "Add to Favorites" button (an icon featuring a star with a addition sign) in the toolbar and select “Import and Export.”

  4. 4

    Select “Export Favorites” and then click “Next.”

  5. 5

    Select the “Favorites” folder and then click “Next.”

  6. 6

    Click “Browse” and specify the USB drive as the save location and then click “Next.”

  7. 7

    Click “Finish” to complete the export.

  8. 8

    Remove the thumb drive from the old computer and connect it to your new computer.

  9. 9

    Launch Internet Explorer.

  10. 10

    Click the "Add to Favorites" button in the toolbar and select “Import and Export.”

  11. 11

    Select “Import Favorites” and then click “Next.”

  12. 12

    Click “Browse,” then navigate to and select the Favorites file (Bookmark.htm) on the USB drive. Click “Next.”

  13. 13

    Select the folder to which you want to save the imported Favorites and then click “Next.”

  14. 14

    Click “Finish” to complete the import process.

  1. 1

    Connect the USB drive to the computer holding your current Internet Explorer history.

  2. 2

    Double-click “My Computer” and navigate to the following location: C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\ (replace "Owner" with your user name).

  3. 3

    Copy the “Temporary Internet Files” folder and then paste the folder to the USB drive.

  4. 4

    Remove the USB drive from the old computer and connect it to the new computer.

  5. 5

    Copy the “Temporary Internet Files” folder from the thumb drive and then paste it in the following folder on the new computer: C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\ (again, replace "Owner" with the appropriate user name).

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