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Windows 7: Favorites Bar in favorites dropdown menu


05 Mar 2011   #1

W7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Favorites Bar in favorites dropdown menu

When you click on the favorites link to open up your favorites menu, a "favorites bar" is listed. This "favorites bar" link is useless and I have repeatedly right clicked on it to delete it from the menu. However, it returns on its own every so often.

There is also a link called "software updates" that I deleted and it has not repopulated itself.

Is there any way to delete the "favorites bar" link inside favorites so that it does not return?

Just a little anoyance I would like to win.


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05 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7
 
 

Right-click, delete.
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05 Mar 2011   #3

W7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by debugged View Post
Right-click, delete.

Yes, I do that but the favorites bar returns on its own.

Any way to prevent it from returning on its own?
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05 Mar 2011   #4
Ivo

Windows 7 Home 64, Vista Ultimate 64
 
 

I was able to deleted it after switching to IE9 RC. It was few weeks ago, and it hasn't come back since.
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06 Mar 2011   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dc8flyer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by debugged View Post
Right-click, delete.

Yes, I do that but the favorites bar returns on its own.

Any way to prevent it from returning on its own?
It didn't come back for me. I use Firefox, so maybe it's IE8 that puts it back.
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06 Mar 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

IE 8.
1. Right click on Favorites and uncheck Favorites Bar.
2. Click on Favorites to delete the left over Favorites Bar folder.

Note: If you right click on Favorites and check the Favorites Bar box, it creates the Favorites Bar folder all over again.
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06 Mar 2011   #7

W7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by p5bdkw View Post
IE 8.
1. Right click on Favorites and uncheck Favorites Bar.
2. Click on Favorites to delete the left over Favorites Bar folder.

Note: If you right click on Favorites and check the Favorites Bar box, it creates the Favorites Bar folder all over again.

It seems any time you clear out cookies, or temp files, etc... The favorites folder will reappear on its own. I don't have to do anything else for it to reappear.

I deleted the software update folder and it has never come back, It is just this annoying favorites folder that will not go away.

Thanks for the help just the same.
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