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Windows 7: Favorites using a keyboard?

14 Feb 2011   #11
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14 Feb 2011   #12
lee griggs

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Im willing to give that route a go, but I have a feeling its just going to open up many windows explorers when I just want the one.

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14 Feb 2011   #13
lee griggs

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
You can place your Favorites on your Start menu by rightclicking in empty space>Properties>Customize

But easier to just pull down Favorites in IE8. I do it a hundred times a day and have never found anything shorter, with History also right there to dice five ways to get back anywhere quickly .
Thats quite nice, except I dont want to have to travel between IE8 and all the Windows Explorer windows that pop up as a result. The aim is to use just the keyboard in one windows explorer window as with XP.

I have a feeling I am not going to find a solution that is the simple XP equivalent.

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14 Feb 2011   #14


Just a minor clarification: IE8 Favorites is a dropdown and not a popup, so it is self-closing.

Hopefully someone will know if there is an XP equivalent.
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14 Feb 2011   #15

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15 Feb 2011   #16
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