how to export IE settings

i have a bunch of compatibility settings, bookmarks, trusted sites, etc. how can i transfer these settings onto the new pc which i will be swapping out ?
ttrbrtsnAsked:
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ncomperCommented:
I think this depends on what version of explorer you are using:

OldSchool IE6:
http://www.trishtech.com/2010/01/import-and-export-internet-explorer-settings/

somthing alittle newer:
http://classroom.synonym.com/copy-internet-explorer-settings-new-computer-18554.html

IE9:
http://superuser.com/questions/497198/how-to-get-ie9-settings-from-client-how-to-export-ie9-settings

if you can let me know your Version is might be able to point to to the correct location and/or registry to copy out.

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ttrbrtsnAuthor Commented:
i believe its 11
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MPCP-MattCommented:
In IE, press the "ALT" key to bring up the menu bar
File>Import and Export - Export to a file
Select what you would like to export
Save this file to a flash drive
Do the same thing on the new PC: Alt for the menu bar
File>Import and Export
Select what you want to import
Browse to the file on your flash drive and import the desired settings
Should be a piece of cake

Please mark this as an answer if this helps!!!!
ttrbrtsnAuthor Commented:
that only saves the favorites, feeds, and cookies. what about the trusted sites, compatibility modes, etc.... ?
MereteCommented:
Try these
AppData\Local\Microsoft
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IECompatData\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Feeds Cache\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache\
AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\History
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\History\
AppData\local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\
AppData\Local
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Temp\
 AppData\LocalLow
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\LocalLow\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStore\
 AppData\Roaming
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\UserData\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\UserData\Low\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\Low\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\DNTException\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\DNTException\Low\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IECompatCache\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IECompatCache\Low\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IECompatUACache\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IECompatUACache\Low\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IEDownloadHistory\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IETldCache\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IETldCache\Low\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\PrivacIE\
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\PrivacIE\Low\
 
Source
Location of Internet Explorer 11 Data
http://kb.digital-detective.net/display/BF/Location+of+Internet+Explorer+11+Data

Backup and Restore Internet Explorer’s Trusted Sites List
Backing Up Via Regedit
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/backup-and-restore-internet-explorers-trusted-sites-list/
Compability Mode is user by user settings
if the registry exists as it is not simple try using this
registry setting for IE's compatibility view settings
http://superuser.com/questions/629918/registry-setting-for-ies-compatibility-view-settings-to-add-a-site
Bookmarks is standard and already provided
Export bookmarks
When I get stuck moving over to a new machine I use the snipping tool to save a snip of my settings /names, run cmd's if not able to save it.
I hook up my new PC to my Old via the kvmp DVI switch and then transfer everything over, save my installed programs and software etc.
Regards Merete
ttrbrtsnAuthor Commented:
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