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= Saving And Restoring Favorites, Signature Files, And Other Files On Your Hard Drive =
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You can save and restore your the list of Favorites from Internet Explorer, your signature files in Outlook, and any other personal files saved on your hard drive for use on your new computer.
 
 
 
== Saving Your Favorites And Signature Files ==
 
 
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Login to your old computer.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>To save your '''Favorites '''links:
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Start Internet Explorer.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>From the '''File''' menu, select '''Import and Export'''.  The '''Import/Export Wizard''' opens.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:.png|77px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Select '''Export Favorites'''.  Click [[Image:.png|77px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Select the '''Favorites''' folder  Click [[Image:.png|77px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>After the '''Export to a File or Address '''bulleted item, click [[Image:.png|78px]].  The '''Select Bookmark File''' dialog box opens.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Navigate to your server storage space on '''\middfiles'''.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Change the name of your bookmark file to reflect the date of this save, for example '''bookmark-3-15-2010.htm'''.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:.png|77px]].  The '''Export to a File or Address''' field will reflect your choice of filename and location.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:.png|77px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:.png|75px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>The message '''Successfully exported favorites '''should appear.  Click [[Image:.png|75px]].
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>To save your '''Signature '''folder for Outlook:
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Right-click [[Image:StartButton-XP.gif|54px]] and select '''Expore '''from the pop-up menu.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>From the '''View''' menu, point to '''Explorer Bar''' and then select '''Folders''' from the submenu.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>In the '''Folders '''list, click on '''C:\Documents and Settings''', then click on your username.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click '''Application Data''', then '''Microsoft'''.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Slide the scroll bar down so your folder on '''\middfiles''' is visible in the '''Folders '''list.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click and drag the '''Signatures '''folder (if any) in the right panel to your folder on '''\middfiles''' in the '''Folders''' list.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Use the drag and drop to '''\middfiles''' procedure to save any other files you will need.
 
 
 
'''Save this document and use the instructions that follow to help you restore these files to your new computer.'''
 
 
 
== Restoring Saved Files To Your New Computer ==
 
 
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Login to your new computer.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>To restore your '''Favorites''' to your new computer:
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Start Internet Explorer.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>From the '''File''' menu, select '''Import and Export'''.  The '''Import/Export Wizard''' opens.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:.png|77px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Select '''Import Favorites'''.  Click [[Image:.png|77px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>After the '''Export from a File or Address '''bulleted item, click [[Image:.png|78px]].  The '''Select Bookmark File''' dialog box opens.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Navigate to your server storage space on '''\middfiles'''.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Select the file you saved from your old computer.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:xp-open.gif|78px]].  The '''Export from a File or Address''' field will reflect your choice of filename and location.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:.png|77px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>You will be asked where to place the imported favorites.  Select the '''Favorites''' folder.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:.png|77px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Click [[Image:.png|75px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>The message '''Successfully imported favorites '''should appear.  Click [[Image:.png|75px]].
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Restore your '''Signatures''' folder (if you saved one from your old computer) and any other saved files to your new computer.  Your restored signature folder should reside in the following location:
 
'''C:\Documents and Settings\''your-username''\Application Data\Microsoft'''.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>'''IMPORTANT:  '''Close all Outlook windows.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Right-click [[Image:xpstart3.png|97px]] and select '''Expore '''from the pop-up menu.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Navigate to the '''Signatures''' folder in your '''\middfiles''' folder so the contents are visible in the right panel.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Press '''[[Image:ctrl-key.png|51px]]''' + [[Image:a.png|34px]] to '''Select All''' files.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Press '''[[Image:ctrl-key.png|51px]]''' + '''[[Image:c.png|34px]]''' to '''Copy''' all files.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Navigate to '''C:\Documents and Settings\''your-username''\Application Data\Microsoft''' so the contents of the '''Signatures''' folder (if any) are visible in the panel on the right.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Right-click a blank space in the folder in the pane on the right and select '''Paste '''from the pop-up menu to paste the files into your '''Signatures''' folder.  Click [[Image:.png|82px]] or [[Image:.png|81px]] to confirm replacements.
 
 
 
 
 
We encourage you to save all documents created with production software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, in your personal folder on '''\middfiles'''.  Saving data on our file servers offers the following advantages:
 
 
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Your data is stored on robust central computers that offer password protection for your files.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>Your data is accessible from any networked computer on campus or through a browser using NetStorage.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>'''\middfiles''' is backed up ''by someone else'' so lost files can be recovered.  Call the Helpdesk at x2200 to recover a file.
 
* <span dir="LTR"></span>The server is periodically scanned for viruses.
 

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