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I've recently experienced a rootkit infection and the rootkit infection was lethal to my OS unfortunately ;) I've managed to remove the rootkit, but at the same time I failed to restore the corrupted Windows TCP/IP stack implementation. Thus I now need to export some of my data, particularly OneNote data. Now, while OneNote 2007 provides a way of restoring notes one's taken (by simply using the backup files), I wonder if there is also a way to export the program settings (like toolbar placement / template pages for notebooks etc.) and if yes, how to do it.

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You could probably get by with exporting the OneNote registry key from the source system, and importing into the new system. I'm using Office 2010, and the relevant key is:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\OneNote

For Office 2007, which is version 12.0, your path would probably be:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\OneNote

You might also try copying the OneNote folders from within your appdata folder:

C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneNote
C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\OneNote

Though these folder appear to contain backups and cached information. I would back up those folders, just to have them, and start be importing the reg data. If that doesn't get you what you need, I would them try restoring the data from those folders.

Good luck!

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thanks, this works for Onenote 2007. I haven't tested the registry export, just the profile export. The path to the profile is a little different on Windows XP, but the whole idea works. –  colemik Mar 17 '12 at 11:35

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