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transfer win 7 IE favorites to win 8 IE

by flbjburton / December 2, 2013 11:56 PM PST

How can I transfer all my favorites on win 7 internet to my new computer which has win 8. I actually transferred my files from the old computer to the new computer, however, the favorites bar in IE7 did not transfer to the IE8 on the new computer. I hope I won't have to individually set all the favorites on the new computer. Thanks a lot for any input. flbjburton

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I always just copy the Favorites folder
by wpgwpg / December 3, 2013 12:03 AM PST

I go to C:\Users\my ID\Favorites and copy it from the old computer to the new one. It's always worked for me.
Good luck.

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Did you try it like others have?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 3, 2013 12:04 AM PST
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by orlbuckeye / December 5, 2013 9:06 PM PST

Your desktop shortcuts are stored in the favorites folder under the account you log into. If you have multiple users you can put the shortcuts you want all users to have in the favorites folder under All Users.

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