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The time now is 01:27. Is that two Desktops? The operating system is NOT confused by the apparent identical names because the full path name is different, it does not know either "Favorites" folder by just that shortened name. Can you add link to Favorites Bar now?   Hope this helps.     Marked as answer by Nicholas LiModerator Monday, November 30, 2009 4:01 AM Thursday, November 19, 2009 6:52 Source

RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP Favorites in Internet Explorer 8 (9 posts) Started 7 Create a new admin account and then log on the new account for a test. We do this by checking to see if you are using your usual Windows account. One of the most frustrating parts of upgrading or switching web browsers is getting the Favorites folder to function as it did with the old browser.

Internet Explorer Favorites Not Working

Sounds like I am pretty much out of luck on this issue and will have to redo them all huh? Since doing so, the icon for all the links I put into folders has disappeared and was replaced by the little Internet Explorer "e" icon, and when I click on them, I've tried registry editing, and I've tried re-adding the links folder manually, but nothing has worked! Try this out if this is what you are seeing: Open Registry Editor and navigate to: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\InternetShor­tcut Backup this key and save as REG file.

That really chaps my hiney! wannabeageek replied Nov 14, 2016 at 12:55 AM Computer shutting down in the... Restart your computer and your Favorites are likely to operate normally with Internet Explorer 8. You seem savvy enough to realize that every file, every folder, on any computer system has got to have some fully qualified (spelled out) path to its location.

slide 2 of 5 Changing Accounts and Getting the Favorites Folder to Work Whenever you start to troubleshoot a computer problem, you have to start with the simplest and most obvious Desktop > Jordan > Desktop > Favorites Is this correct? slide 3 of 5 Changing the Location of the Favorites Folder in Internet Explorer 8 Internet Explorer 8 does not allow you to change the default location of your Favorites folder. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/290105-windows-explorer-favorites-not-working-properly.html How about saving your favourites and disabling IE > Rebooting > Turn it back on and reinistate your favourites.

Whichever way you are comfortable with, and makes you happy, is what is important. I realise it's aimed at XP but it's worth a try. General Discussion Favorites in Windows ExplorerI am afraid I have made a mess of things. Regardless of the reason, follow the steps below to reset the location of your Favorites folder.

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Thanks Monday, November 23, 2009 7:00 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi NovakI tried your suggestion 3 and indeed the 'Add to Favorites Bar' button works fine Advertisement Recent Posts "TSG Coffee and Café with... Internet Explorer Favorites Not Working It gives you the exact address to paste into your browser. Internet Explorer 11 Favorites Bar Not Working I will try this when I have a few moments.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318378 ....good luck kenny111111, Jan 28, 2010 #3 peterinwa Thread Starter Joined: May 29, 2004 Messages: 115 I was finally able to delete all the Favorites folders, then I removed this contact form Try to create the folders manually with the same names again in the mentioned location , or you can simply copy and paste them from another computer . One of these personal files is the Favorites folder. Either way, I'm completely stumped as to what to do!

Checking your browser before accessing winhelp.us. I have no idea why this particular folder that I named tech is giving me this problem. It said I needed permission. have a peek here I added folders from there.

Hi cosrocket , What shows in the folder when you type c:\users\yourname\Favourites ? Do they affect credit score? Thanks in advance!

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Clean install of OS. peterinwa, Jan 30, 2010 #11 ChuckE Joined: Aug 30, 2004 Messages: 2,311 You can't move to a Junction Point (place holder, or whatever you want to call it) either. Would the airline let me board a Schengen-bound flight if my return flight is on a different airline? Draw diagonal lines of text more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life /

The folder used for favorites can be opened by running "shell:favorites". but i can operate the system via task manager, for ex:to open the logical drive i wil press ctrl+alt+del ->taskmanager->new task->run->e: ,then my logical drive... Not the answer you're looking for? Check This Out If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Because Vista changed the structure of where a users files are, that will complicate things for all the older programs that have not yet been updated to the new structure. In fact, while I could not delete them (didn't have "permission") with IE installed, I was able to delete all three Favorites folders after I uninstalled IE. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is

Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top vistual Posts: 3135 This post has been reported. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. You will get some message about you don't have access, and you are denied! But I still can't work with folders in IE8...

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