BackRex - Backup & Restore Windows settings

Expert Backup - Settings Backup and Migration Tool

BackRex Expert Backup is a powerful settings backup and migration tool allowing you to backup your current Windows configuration to be restored later or transferred to another machine or the same machine under another OS environment. Among the settings being backed up are desktop layout, mouse cursors schemes, sound schemes, regional settings, etc.

BackRex Expert Backup will also save customizations of Microsoft Office XP/2003/2007/2010/2013 suite, Outlook data folders, e-mail, contacts, tasks, Chrome browser, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox settings including personal address books, mail folders, dial-up settings and much more. BackRex Expert Backup can automatically save all recent documents you work on.

BackRex Expert Backup can help you transfer all your settings and customizations from one computer to another, even if different version of Windows is installed on another machine (e.g. Windows 7 and Windows 8 systems or vice versa).

BackRex Expert Backup is very useful for IT people who support multiple workstations. Using BackRex Expert Backup for re-installing operating systems on several computers becomes really simple. Instead of spending hours to set up customized environment for every user you can easily restore user settings onto the fresh installed system.

BackRex Expert Backup has a command-line interface. You can use it to start backup and/or restore process unattended from any script or batch file.

With Scheduled Backup feature you can backup all your data on a regular basis - daily, weekly or monthly.

What exactly is backed up?

Below is the list of settings saved and restored by BackRex Expert Backup:

Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8
Desktop Icons, Appearance settings, International settings, Address book, Keyboard settings, Mouse settings, Mouse cursor & schemes, Taskbar settings, Windows Explorer settings, MRU Lists, Dialup connections, Power settings, Sound settings, Console settings, Offline folders
Internet Explorer version up to 11
Proxy & connection settings, Security zones, User customizations, Cookies, History, Favorites
Google Chrome browser version up to 42
Bookmarks, Preferences, Extensions
Mozilla Firefox browser version up to 38
Favorites, Settings, Add-ons
Mozilla SeaMonkey Suite
Favorites, Messages, Address Book, Settings
Opera browser
Favorites, Messages, Address Book, Settings
MS Outlook 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013
Mail Accounts, Mail Folders, Contacts, Address Book, Calendar, Tasks, User options, Rules Wizard settings, Signatures, Stationery folder
MS Office 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013
User Options for Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Recent Files lists
Windows Mail
Windows Contacts, Mail and News accounts, Mail folders, User options, Message rules, Signatures, Blocked senders list
MS Visio
Personal settings
Google Picasa
Preferences, Albums
MS Media Player
Skins, Visualizations, Preferences
MS Money
Personal settings and default data file
Outlook Express 4.0, 5.0x, 5.5, 6.0
Address Book, Mail and News accounts, Mail folders, User options, Message rules, Stationery folder, Signatures, Blocked senders list
Mozilla Thunderbird mail client version up to 38
Message store, Message rules, Blocked senders, Address book, Options
Eudora mail client
Mail boxes, Options, User preferences, Address book, Filters
The Bat! mail client
Accounts, Mail folders, Options, Templates
IncrediMail mail client
Message store, Message rules, Blocked senders, Address book, Options
ICQ instant messenger
Personal contacts, Messages history
MSN messenger 
Personal contacts and settings
In addition to BackRex Easy version, BackRex Expert can automatically save:
Recent used files & documents
Start menu items & shortcuts
All Contents of My Documents folder

How to use BackRex Expert Backup?

Run BackRex Expert Backup on the computer which settings and/or profile(s) you want to save, then choose Backup option in the program, select a folder to save all collected data in, and finally specify settings you would like to backup. After BackRex Expert Backup finishes processing data, keep results in a safe place – you will need them to restore your settings, profile(s) and customizations.

To restore your data, start BackRex Expert Backup, select a folder, created during the backup process, and all your settings, customizations and profile(s) will be restored within several minutes. Just reboot your computer to complete the restore process. Easy, isn’t it?

Windows XP/Vista/Win 7/Win 8 and Microsoft Office XP/2003/2007/2010/2013 are supported.
Easy to use intuitive wizard interface.
Customizable backup/restore settings.
Optional compression of backed up data.
Migrating between different versions of Windows and Office.
Allows restore operation rollback.
Backup jobs can be scheduled to run on a regular basis.

BackRex Expert Backup screenshots

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Download demo

Demo version is available for download free of charge.

Demo version has the following limitations:

Does not migrate between different versions of Windows operating system. You will only be able to backup and restore data on the same version of Windows.
Does not restore Microsoft Office, Eudora, IncrediMail and The Bat! settings and data.
Restores Outlook Express mail folders and preferences partially.
Compressed backup password protection disabled.


BackRex Expert Backup can be ordered worldwide. Click here to order now. For immediate delivery choose online order option. You will receive download instructions in just a few minutes after placing an online order, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Should you have any questions or require assistance in purchasing or using this software, please do not hesitate to contact our customer support service!

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