Internet Explorer is one of the widely used desktop web browsers, partly because it ships with all versions of Windows. The other reason could be many users don’t want to install third-party browsers for privacy reasons.
Even though Internet Explorer 9 and Internet Explorer 10 are really good, and come close or better its competitors in many tests, majority of power users prefer to use Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
It could be because of this reason, we barely see tools to designed for Internet Explorer. Unlike other web browsers, Internet Explorer users have very few tools to backup favorites (bookmarks) and settings. If you ever searched the web for a good tool to backup Internet Explorer, you probably agree with our above sentence.
Most of tools designed to Internet Explorer settings either backup only favorites or settings. It’s hard to find a good, free tool that’s capable of backing up everything from favorites to settings to customization. Fortunately, a new tool has been released for Internet Explorer to backup favorites, settings, proxy settings, customization and many other things.
BackRex Internet Explorer Backup is a useful application for Windows Vista and Windows 7 users to backup and restore Internet Explorer settings in a few clicks.
With BackRex Internet Explorer Backup one can backup favorites, proxy settings, fonts, history, dialup accounts, and cookies. The tool also backs up any user customizations and connection settings. Moreover, the backup can be secured with a password.
As you can see, the interface is simple and it even lets you password protect the backup file with a password. The tool supports scheduled backup too so that you can backup Internet Explorer on a regular basis.
The Rollback option allows you to rollback to the original IE settings that were before the restore operation. The download size is just 967 KB and is available as a free download from the below mentioned link.
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