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Organize Favorites in Internet Explorer Shortcut - Create

How to Create an "Organize Favorites" in Internet Explorer Shortcut
Published by Brink
08 Feb 2011
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How to Create an "Organize Favorites" in Internet Explorer Shortcut

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This tutorial will show you how to create or download an Organize Favorites in Internet Explorer shortcut in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.


EXAMPLE: Organize Favorites
NOTE: You can also click on Favorties (Menu bar) and Organize Favorites in Internet Explorer to open this.
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OPTION ONE
To Download the "Organize Favorites" Shortcut
1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Organize_Favorites_Shortcut.zip
download
2. Save the .zip file to the desktop.

3. Open the .zip file and extract (drag and drop) the Organize Favorites shortcut to the desktop.

4. Right click or press and hold on the Organize Favorites shortcut, and click/tap on Properties, General tab, and on the Unblock button. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: If you do not have a Unblock button under the General tab, then the shortcut is already unblocked.
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5. In Vista and Windows 7, you can now Pin to Taskbar (Windows 7) or Pin to Start Menu, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

6. In Windows 8, you can Pin to Taskbar on desktop, Pin to Start screen, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

7. When done, you can delete the downloaded .zip file on the desktop if you like, or save it to use again.



OPTION TWO
To Manually Create the "Organize Favorites" Shortcut
1. Right click or press and hold on an empty area on the desktop, and click/tap on New and Shortcut.

2. Copy and paste the location below into the location area, and click/tap on the Next button. (see screenshot below)
%SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe shdocvw.dll,DoOrganizeFavDlg

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3. Type Organize Favorites for the name, and click/tap on the Finish button. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
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4. Right click or press and hold on the new Organize Favorites shortcut on the Desktop and click/tap on Properties.

5. Click/tap on the Shortcut tab, then click/tap on the Change Icon button. (see screenshot below)
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6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", copy and paste in the location below and press Enter. (see screenshot below)
%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot above)
NOTE: You can use any icon that you would like instead though.

8. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)
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9. In Vista and Windows 7, you can now Pin to Taskbar (Windows 7) or Pin to Start Menu, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

10. In Windows 8, you can Pin to Taskbar on desktop, Pin to Start screen, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.
That's it,
Shawn






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