BackRex - Backup & Restore Windows settings

Office Backup - Settings Backup and Migration Tool

BackRex Office Backup is a powerful settings backup and migration tool allowing you to backup your current Microsoft Office 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 custom toolbars, custom dictionaries, Outlook data folders, e-mail, contacts, tasks, Win7/Vista Windows Mail, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox settings including personal address books, mail folders, dial-up settings and much more. BackRex Office Backup can automatically save all recent documents you work on.

BackRex Office Backup can help you transfer all your Office settings and customizations from one computer to another, even if different version of Windows or Office is installed on another machine.

BackRex Office Backup has 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 Office Backup:

Internet Explorer version up to 11
Proxy & connection settings, Security zones, User customizations, Cookies, History, Favorites
Mozilla Firefox browser version up to 38
Favorites, Settings, Add-ons
Google Chrome browser version up to 42
Bookmarks, Preferences, Extensions
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
MS Visio 
Personal settings
MS Media Player
Skins, Visualizations, Preferences
MS Money
Personal settings and default data file
Vista Windows Mail
Windows Contacts, Mail and News accounts, Mail folders, User options, Message rules, Signatures, Blocked senders list
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
ICQ instant messenger
Personal contacts, Messages history
MSN messenger 
Personal contacts and settings

How to use BackRex Office Backup?

Run BackRex Office Backup on the computer which settings 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 Office Backup finishes processing data, keep results in a safe place – you will need them to restore your settings and customizations.

To restore your data, start BackRex Office Backup, select a folder, created during the backup process, and all your settings and customizations will be restored within several minutes. 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 Office Backup screenshots

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Download demo

Demo version is available for download free of charge.

Demo version has the following limitations:

Restores Outlook Express mail folders and preferences partially.
Does not restore Microsoft Outlook signatures and stationery.
Does not restore Internet Explorer favorites.
Does not restore Recent files.
Compressed backup password protection disabled.


BackRex Office 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!

Note: Windows®, Vista®, PowerPoint®, Outlook®, FrontPage®, Office® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

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