Most modern web browsers make use of so called user profiles to offer each user of the computer a personal browsing experience. Each user profile has its own settings that are completely independent of other user profiles. They also support the creation and use of multiple user profiles.
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A classic example is a family computer that is shared by all family members. Each member could use an individual user profile, with custom homepages, restrictions and plugins that are enabled.
This article explains in detail how to back and restore user profiles in Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Backup and Restore Any Web Browser User Profiles
Hekasoft Backup & Restore is a simple freeware app which lets you backup or restore the user profiles for these web browsers and other popular tools. If you want to use the same profile on another PC or just want to keep a backup, then this tool is pretty useful.
Just run the app and select the web browser for which you want to backup or restore and then select the action.
You can specify the location where you want to save the backup and also the location from where restore needs to be done. The app is supported on popular browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari etc and other apps like FileZilla. Check the complete list below:
- Comodo Dragon
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Calendar/Sunbird
- Mozilla Firefox
- Mozilla Thunderbird
- Pale Moon
- SRWare Iron
- Avant Browser