Microsoft Edge Favorites backup plugin only works with Backup4all.


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Download plugin as XML file Author: Adrian (Softland), 2012-06-12
Microsoft Edge is a cross-platform web browser developed by Microsoft. It was first released for Windows 10 and Xbox One in 2015, then for Android and iOS in 2017, for macOS in 2019, and as a preview for Linux in October 2020.

How to backup and restore Microsoft Edge Favorites using Backup4all plugin

Once you installed and configured Microsoft Edge Favorites, it is a bit of a problem to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is why the plugin to back up Microsoft Edge Favorites is important as it will save you time.

Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Microsoft Edge Favorites plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.

In order to backup Microsoft Edge Favorites, you have to follow these steps:

  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: Microsoft Edge Favorites backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Microsoft Edge Favorites. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article: How to download, install and use backup plugins

If you need to restore the Microsoft Edge Favorites files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:

  1. Install Microsoft Edge Favorites plugin from here: Microsoft Edge Favorites backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the Microsoft Edge Favorites plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:

  • Microsoft Edge Favorites

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: Microsoft-Edge-Favorites.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
  <!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
  <id>{33DFBAE1-880D-4772-B4FA-4021544EF83C}</id>
  <!--Program name-->
  <name>Microsoft Edge Favorites</name>
  <!--Executable file path-->
  <exepath type="0"/>
  <!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
  <minversion/>
  <maxversion/>
  <!--Information about the plugin author-->
  <author>
    <name>Softland</name>
    <email>support@backup4all.com</email>
    <website>http://www.backup4all.com</website>
  </author>
  <!--Variables used in the XML file-->
  <variables>
    <!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
  </variables>
  <!--The backup sources-->
  <sources>
    <source name="Default" type="folder">
      <folder>%LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default</folder>
      <include type="fullpath">*.*</include>
    </source>
  </sources>
</b4asource>