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Windows 7: How to get favorites back in Windows?

24 Nov 2014   #11
sonshi

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 

Thanks for the replies. But unfortunately I deleted my favourites long time ago, when I first installed Windows, so recovering is out of the option.

So I tried to drag Lehn mentioned, but I can not because there is a red prohibition sign, and when I right click and choose add the current location to favourites and nothing happens.

Do I lack admin access or something?


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24 Nov 2014   #12
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

I'm confused. If you deleted them that long ago, what exactly are you trying to recover?

The Favorites folder is still there and should be useable. Are you saying you can't save new favorites?
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24 Nov 2014   #13
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
System File Checker

Maybe your OS has become corrupted/damaged.

Have you tried running sfc?

Open the Command Prompt (Use the "Run as administrator" option in the context menu).

Type:
sfc /scannow
Tutorial
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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