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Windows 7: Can't add to IE Favorites after moving the location of Favorites

05 Nov 2012   #1
WinchesterStoke

Windows x64 Premium
 
 
Can't add to IE Favorites after moving the location of Favorites

Hi, I got a new desktop PC a few weeks ago and immediately cloned Windows to a (hybrid) SSD drive. I then went about moving the location of the Windows folders from my SSD drive to one of the other larger drives (using option 2 on the tutorial: User Folders - Change Default Location ).

Now when I select "Add to Favorites" from IE9, it doesn't do the add (or errror or anything!). I've tried doing a Reset of IE - but that hasn't helped.
Also worth noting that when I drag the link to the Favorites Bar, this works fine (so I don't think it can be a priviledge/read only problem)?

Any help greatly appreciated!


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05 Nov 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello WinchesterStoke,

May have been some issue during the moving of the "Favorites" folder. See if restoring it's default location using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below will allow it to work properly again.
User Folders - Restore Default Location
Afterwards, try moving the folder again being sure to not have the folder set to be shared with anyone first.

Hope this helps for now, :)
Shawn
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07 Nov 2012   #3
WinchesterStoke

Windows x64 Premium
 
 

Thanks.

Seems to have fixed itself now!
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07 Nov 2012   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news. :)
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