Opera Help

Backing up Opera

It is recommended that you regularly back up your most important Opera files. You should also always back up your files before upgrading.

The tips below are also useful if you need to move your Opera files from one computer to another.

Locating your files

From the menus, choose Help > About Opera, or go to opera:about to find the exact paths for your profile and data folders.

Selecting files

Not all files and folders listed below will be relevant for all users. If you have made no changes to the keyboard, mouse, toolbar, or menu setups, for example, there is no reason to make copies.

Files to back up
DescriptionFile name
Blocked contenturlfilter.ini
Bookmarksbookmarks.adr
Certificate authoritiesopcacrt6.dat
Contactscontacts.adr
General settingsoperaprefs.ini
Notesnotes.adr
Personal certificatesopcert6.dat
Searchessearch.ini
Site-specific settingsoverride.ini
Speed Dialspeeddial.ini
Password Manager datawand.dat
Folders to back up
DescriptionFolder name
Email, newsgroups, chat, and feeds \mail
Sessions - saved window setups \sessions
Skins \skin
Keyboard setups \keyboard
Mouse setups \mouse
Menu setups \menu
Toolbar setups \toolbar