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How could I reinstall windows while keeping my shortcuts and settings etc?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Ranko Jones, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. Ranko Jones

    Ranko Jones BANNED BANNED

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    I have made tons of shortcuts for my IM plus rocket dock to quickly access things.

    As usual just when I get into a nice groove windows starts screwing up random shit throwing me errors left and right and freezing my browsers etc.

    So it's time for another windows wipe however it's taken me a cpl months to build a nice streamlined(ish) shortcut system. So how could I keep those for my next install?

    It's only shortcuts and rocket dock really plus maybe a cpl other minor things. Not really programs as they are all on VPS.
     
  2. schwagoo

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    I know nothing about rocket dock...but favorites are super easy to back up and restore.

    They are simply HTML files in your user/favorites directory. Drag and drop those onto a flash drive and the restore to the same folder after reload.
     
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  3. Ranko Jones

    Ranko Jones BANNED BANNED

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    I wasn't actually talking about favourites for explorer or whatever. I mean desktop shortcuts.

    Hmm maybe i could just try copy and pasting the whole folder into my other HD. Worth a try I guess presuming the shortcuts will still have the same root after which most should as they are naviagiating to the drive im not hgonna touch mostly I believe.
     
  4. jethro

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    try this:

    Code:
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Transferring-files-and-settings-frequently-asked-questions