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Windows 7: IE Favorites

10 Jan 2010   #1
BigMac98

Windows 7 64
 
 
IE Favorites

I keep my favorites saved on my D Drive. After installing Windows 7 I change the location of my favorites to point to my D Drive, however in my browser window when I click on favorites not only do my favorites show but also 'My Documnets' folder with all the files and folders. This is quite annoying for me as I don't want my "my documents' folder showing up there.

Is there a fix for this as I can't see one and don't know how to fix it?

Any help would be appreciated.

Will


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10 Jan 2010   #2
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Hello Will,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

When you point to the new favorites location, you need to point to the specific folder.

More info: User Folders - Restore Default Location
User Folders - Change Default Location

If you have any trouble let us know.

Hope this helps.

Gary
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20 Jan 2010   #3
BigMac98

Windows 7 64
 
 
IE Browser Favorites

When I click the 'favorites tab' in IE or any browser 'My Documents' folder is showing up as my favorites. This is really frustrating because my browser favorites don't show up. I can't seem to get my favorites to show up unless I put the folder in 'My Documents' folder and I don't want that. Any help is appreciated.
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20 Jan 2010   #4
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hi, Welcome to SF,

You could follow this article see whether it answers your question How to Add or Delete Folders and Libraries to Favorites in Windows 7 Explorer My Digital Life

Hope this helps,
Captain
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20 Jan 2010   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BigMac98 View Post
When I click the 'favorites tab' in IE or any browser 'My Documents' folder is showing up as my favorites. This is really frustrating because my browser favorites don't show up. I can't seem to get my favorites to show up unless I put the folder in 'My Documents' folder and I don't want that. Any help is appreciated.
Hello Will,

You're IE8 Favorites do not work because you moved the C:\Users\(user-name)\Favorites folder from it's default location. You will need to restore this user folder back to it's default location before it will work in IE8.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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