How to replicate IE settings on several accounts

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How to replicate IE settings on several accounts

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Situation: Windows 7 Pro PC in workgroup with IE9 (yes, I know, but V. Important Program won't run on 10+).

Several (say 8) user accounts are defined on the PC, and I want to customise a considerable number of IE9 settings on one account and then transfer them to all the other accounts with minimum effort.

Is there an easy way of doing this? Thanks!
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Re: How to replicate IE settings on several accounts

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See if http://www.backsettings.com/internet-ex ... ackup.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; helps.
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Re: How to replicate IE settings on several accounts

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Just my 2 cents...

Do any of these pages help (assuming you have not found them yourself?!)

- Page 1
- Page 2
- Page 3

EDIT: Great find Hans.... This is much better than my links.
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Re: How to replicate IE settings on several accounts

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Thanks, Hans, but it looks to me as if this backs up all the Internet Explorer settings from ALL the accounts on one PC to transfer to another PC. I am working just on the one PC.

I tried it and it works as I indicated.
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I haven't been able to find a better tool. Directly messing with the Windows registry is not an attractive options, since the Internet Explorer settings are spread over several areas of the registry...
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Re: How to replicate IE settings on several accounts

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Thanks, Rudi. Unfortunately it seems like there are a number of ways to back up some of the settings, but there's nothing that seemed to back up all the settings from a single user to transfer them to others on the same PC.
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