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Windows 7: IE 11 refuses to add some sites to favorites

4 Days Ago   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit with SP1
IE 11 refuses to add some sites to favorites

Hello all, my first post.
Recently I've come across just a few sites that I can't add to favorites. I right-click on the page, select "add to favorites", and absolutely nothing happens. The add-to-favorites dialogue box doesn't appear.
Here's the URL for one such site.

(If I trim the URL down to just then add-to-favorites works correctly).

I checked this out with a couple of friends running ie11 in windows 10, they can add the site to favorites just fine. But I can't, and that's a nuisance when it happens. (My workaround is to create a desktop shortcut for the page, then just drag and drop it into the appropriate favorites subfolder).

Is it something in the URL, or in the way my IE11 is configured, or what? Most sites work just fine.
I haven't tried a reset yet - under tools/internet options/advanced/reset - I'm a bit nervous that that might only make more problems for me.

Any ideas please?
Thanks, PosslPussl

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18 Hours Ago   #2

win 7 64 bit

hi can you add it by using the star in upper right hand side of window? click the star then click on add to favorites.
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