Most of you often require special tools to backup data of you Internet Explorer whenever you are planning to re-install Windows or just want to keep a backup for future references. There are lots of tools available over internet using which you can take backup of your saved information like passwords and bookmarks on your Internet Explorer and we have also timely informed you about best ones which we have encountered, but still none of the tool is designed to backup complete data of IE.
They only save passwords and bookmarks but if even want to backup favorites, history, proxy settings, fonts, dialup accounts, autocomplete passwords and cookies of your IE, then you can simply use a tool named BackRex Internet Explorer Backup. As the name suggests, this tool is a complete backup and restore tool specifically for Internet Explorer only.
This tool runs in a wizard form in five Steps.. So when you run it, you will see the above screen. Simply click on Next to go to next step i.e Step 2.
This is the main step of the wizard. Here you are required to choose the derided option by simply putting a tick mark on the desired option. So you can click on Backup if you are using it for first time and you want to start up the Backup Process for IE. On next time, you can click on Restore, to restore the backup to IE. Once you are done with desired option, click on Next to go to Step 3.
At this step, first click on Browse and then choose a desired location where you want this tool to backup all the information of IE. You can also click on Remember this backup folder, if you want to fix this location for every time whenever you want to create a backup. At the bottom, there is an option given to password protect your file. this is the best part of this tool as you backup may contain your private information like passwords and other personal data. So to ensure their security, always choose a desired password.
At Step 4, it will show you all the list of settings of Internet Explorer, for which this tool is taking the backup. First it will display the version of Inter Explorer and then it will display the data backup points like Dialup, Autocomplete, Settings, Cookies, History and Favourites. Click on next to proceed to final step.
Eventually it will start scanning and will take little time to scan all the data points and then save the backup at the desired location. Once it finishes scanning, it will notify you about the same and then simply click on finish, to close the wizard.
The size of BackRex Internet Explorer Backup is 966 Kb and as usual it will create a desktop shortcut which can be used to access this freeware. This tool is compatible with all the versions of Windows and works on IE 6 or higher and has been tested successfully on Windows 7 Ultimate-32 bit edition with IE 9.