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Copy internet explorer 7 settings to another xp pro pc

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How can i copy ALL the IE settings to another c in XP. I have upgraded a bunch of users to ie7 and one of thier apps started hanging. After a few hours of adjusting this that and the other in IE it started working on one of them can i copy all the settings at once and transfer them to one of the other computers?
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You can use the "Files and transfer settings" wizard in XP.

Here is a link to the Microsoft instructions:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293118




 
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I believe if you copy the cookies folder and favorites folder from the user's profile under document and settings along with along with exporting the following registry key (HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer) you would essentially copy over the IE settings for that particular user.
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Miticide, the transfer wizard oonly copies the history and favorityes.

I will try the registry move tomorrow. I will keep you posted.
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