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September 30th, 2015, 04:35 PM
help reinstalling my documents etc from cd to new computer,

I am pretty sure I have windows 8.1 for now. I have cd with data saved and need step by step to reinstall it on new computer. thank you.

October 7th, 2015, 08:48 PM
can someone help please. I found my drive on this new computer.I have 8.1 How do I get files back in place from cd. thanks!

October 8th, 2015, 04:12 AM
What type of files? Pictures? Documents? Are all these files within a Profile folder?

October 9th, 2015, 04:36 PM
it is on saved cd. I have my documents, favorites , etc . not much just would like to put them back on my new computer with windows 8.1 step by step if you don't mind.

thanks for any help

October 9th, 2015, 09:24 PM
1.Right click Start then click on File Explorer
2. In File Explorer open up the CD by clicking on the appropriate drive letter for the DVD in the left pane.
3. Now the contents of the CD is shown in the right column

Now you can drag whatever file you want from the right side to the left side and put into whatever folder you want.

If the files are in a folder on the CD (right side) you could drag the whole folder to the left and place where you want.

October 9th, 2015, 11:58 PM
thank you so much, I got my documents back in place, I can't seem to drag an drop my favorites. I have them on my desktop and in my documents.It won't let me drag and drop them in Ie favorites. is it because they came from firefox.

I only want my favorites Thank you so much.

October 10th, 2015, 05:27 AM
You have to import them within the browser.

In Firefox:

1. Click the Bookmarks button on the toolbar next to the Star
2. Click on Show All Bookmarks
3. Click on Import and Backup
4. Click import data from HTML
5. Find the files

If you have each bookmark separate then you will have to import each file individually

If you have all the bookmarks say as a Bookmark.htm then you import all of them at the same time.


October 10th, 2015, 04:32 PM
thanks I have IR, the file came from firefox and is named firefox bookmarks

I now have it saved out of file on my desktop and in my documents in IE.
Is there a way to copy and paste th whole thing into favorites in IE if not

I see no way to add them 1 by one either other than to go to each site and add them back that way.. Thanks!

October 11th, 2015, 01:37 AM
Internet Explorer keeps favorites in your user profile:


i.e., C:\users\%username%\Favorites

October 12th, 2015, 02:42 PM
thank you I found that . I understand what your saying but I have not added them yet. I will just add them back site by site thanks so much!