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Download plugin as XML file Author: Adrian (Softland), 2021-12-15
Vivaldi is a freeware, cross-platform web browser that provides a complex set of features and tools to help you get the most out of surfing the Internet

About Vivaldi Browser

Vivaldi has a minimalistic user interface with basic icons and fonts, and, optionally, a color scheme that changes based on the background and design of the web page being visited. The browser also allows users to customize the appearance of UI elements such as background color, overall theme, address bar and tab positioning, and start pages

How to backup and restore Vivaldi Browser using Backup4all plugin

Once you installed Vivaldi Browser, 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 where the plugin to back-up Vivaldi Browser data is important and it will save you time compared to doing a backup manually.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Vivaldi Browser plugin will let you back-up the application folder and registry entries.
In order to backup Vivaldi Browser, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: Vivaldi-Browser backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Vivaldi Browser. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:https://www.backup4all.com/how-to-download-install-and-use-backup-plugins-kb.html
If you need to restore the Vivaldi Browser files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install Vivaldi Browser and the Vivaldi Browser plugin from here: Vivaldi-Browser 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 Vivaldi Browser plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • Vivaldi user folder - stored in %LOCALAPPDATA%\Vivaldi
  • Vivaldi Browser registry entries

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: Vivaldi-Browser.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<id>{595B2DF3-7EEA-5F1F-4EFE-7D6F9D71122F}</id>
	<!--Program name-->
	<name>Vivaldi Browser</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>https://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="User files"
		        type="folder">
			<folder>%LOCALAPPDATA%\Vivaldi</folder>
		</source>
		<source name="Registry"
		        type="registry">
			<registry path="HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1756089716-1438324975-3200291012-1001\SOFTWARE\Vivaldi"
			          recursive="true"/>
		</source>
	</sources>
</b4asource>