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  1.    24 Mar 2018 #70

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Dimitri, :)

    Yep, I have that folder as well. It's basically Microsoft Edge automatically creating a backup for the same thing in the tutorial.

    If you like, you can also export and import favorites with an .html file in Microsoft Edge.

    Backup and Restore Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials
    Thanks :)
    I actually follow the Datastore backup (Option 2) in my script. But it's nice to know that there is another backup automatically done by Microsoft Edge. Do you have any idea how often Edge exports the html file?
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       24 Mar 2018 #71

    I'm not sure how often either.
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  3.    24 Mar 2018 #72

    I'll mark down date/time of the html export I have now, and check back tomorrow to see the new one (if there is one) and I'll post back my findings.
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  4.    24 Mar 2018 #73

    @Brink
    Oops....
    I'm so sorry Shawn for repeating what Cliff S had already told you a couple of weeks ago. I hadn't seen his post.
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       24 Mar 2018 #74

    LOL, no problem. :)
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  6.    27 Mar 2018 #75

    Update:

    Microsoft Edge, automatically creates an .html export of Favorites to the Hidden folder
    %userprofile%\MicrosoftEdgeBackups\backups\MicrosoftEdgeBackupyyyymmdd
    every day around 10:30 UTC
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       27 Mar 2018 #76

    This started back last October 17 and mine runs daily at 08:03 local time. I still periodically make a intermittent manual backup now & then just to maintain my paranoia.
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       27 Mar 2018 #77

    Thank you for confirming Dimitri and Clayton. :)
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  9.    16 Apr 2018 #78

    So this didn't work for me, I tried twice with weeks in between but I can't get rid of the settings. So now i'm attempting the Manage Edge Favorites app as suggested by mopar3 below. I'll update later with the results.
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  10.    12 Jul 2018 #79

    edge bookmarks


    i wished to copy my edge bookmarks to my new computer.
    i followed the advice above but there are no sign of the imported bookmarks when i open edge.
    where have i gone wrong?
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