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favorites on drop down list missing.

M

mandy

#1
Can someone help me out my favorites list has disappeared and l dont know how
to get the list back on. All my favorites are still in a folder in my
documents but l dont know how to get them back onto the favorites list and
why they went missing in the first place. l tryed system restore but that did
not restore the list. , l'm on windows vista IE. l know where my favorites
are all kept in documents(favorites) but they have gone from my drop down
list when l get a web page up and would like to put them back onto the main
page .
 

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M

Mark L. Ferguson

#2
Click Start and type :
%userprofile%/Favorites
This is the folder used by IE. Drag the other favorites you have found to
that folder.
If you see an 'access denied' message, you will probably need to 'take
ownership' of that folder.
Add Take Ownership to right-click menu in Vista:
http://www.petri.co.il/add-take-ownership-context-menu-vista.htm
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"mandy" <mandy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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> Can someone help me out my favorites list has disappeared and l dont know
> how
> to get the list back on. All my favorites are still in a folder in my
> documents but l dont know how to get them back onto the favorites list and
> why they went missing in the first place. l tryed system restore but that
> did
> not restore the list. , l'm on windows vista IE. l know where my favorites
> are all kept in documents(favorites) but they have gone from my drop down
> list when l get a web page up and would like to put them back onto the
> main
> page .
>
>
 

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M

mandy

#3
"Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:

> Click Start and type :
> %userprofile%/Favorites
> This is the folder used by IE. Drag the other favorites you have found to
> that folder.
> If you see an 'access denied' message, you will probably need to 'take
> ownership' of that folder.
> Add Take Ownership to right-click menu in Vista:
> http://www.petri.co.il/add-take-ownership-context-menu-vista.htm
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> Was this helpful? Then click the Ratings button. Voting helps the web
> interface.
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> Mark L. Ferguson
> .
>
> "mandy" <mandy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:5F340C41-59A7-4AC3-B057-9F0064A95483@xxxxxx

> > Can someone help me out my favorites list has disappeared and l dont know
> > how
> > to get the list back on. All my favorites are still in a folder in my
> > documents but l dont know how to get them back onto the favorites list and
> > why they went missing in the first place. l tryed system restore but that
> > did
> > not restore the list. , l'm on windows vista IE. l know where my favorites
> > are all kept in documents(favorites) but they have gone from my drop down
> > list when l get a web page up and would like to put them back onto the
> > main
> > page .
> >
> > Mark l clicked on start and put in the start box what you told me to do and it will not let me search there is a x at the end where a seach key should be.
 

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M

Mark L. Ferguson

#4
Type, then hit enter

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"mandy" <mandy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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>
>
> "Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:
>

>> Click Start and type :
>> %userprofile%/Favorites
>> This is the folder used by IE. Drag the other favorites you have found to
>> that folder.
>> If you see an 'access denied' message, you will probably need to 'take
>> ownership' of that folder.
>> Add Take Ownership to right-click menu in Vista:
>> http://www.petri.co.il/add-take-ownership-context-menu-vista.htm
>> --
>> Was this helpful? Then click the Ratings button. Voting helps the web
>> interface.
>> http://www.microsoft.com/wn3/locales/help/help_en-us.htm#RateAPostAsAnswer
>> Mark L. Ferguson
>> .
>>
>> "mandy" <mandy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:5F340C41-59A7-4AC3-B057-9F0064A95483@xxxxxx

>> > Can someone help me out my favorites list has disappeared and l dont
>> > know
>> > how
>> > to get the list back on. All my favorites are still in a folder in my
>> > documents but l dont know how to get them back onto the favorites list
>> > and
>> > why they went missing in the first place. l tryed system restore but
>> > that
>> > did
>> > not restore the list. , l'm on windows vista IE. l know where my
>> > favorites
>> > are all kept in documents(favorites) but they have gone from my drop
>> > down
>> > list when l get a web page up and would like to put them back onto the
>> > main
>> > page .
>> >
>> > Mark l clicked on start and put in the start box what you told me to do
>> > and it will not let me search there is a x at the end where a seach key
>> > should be.
 

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Jpoche

#5
Hi Mark,

I have the same problem, but I'm working in Window XP is there some fix for
me as well?

Jill

"Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:

> Click Start and type :
> %userprofile%/Favorites
> This is the folder used by IE. Drag the other favorites you have found to
> that folder.
> If you see an 'access denied' message, you will probably need to 'take
> ownership' of that folder.
> Add Take Ownership to right-click menu in Vista:
> http://www.petri.co.il/add-take-ownership-context-menu-vista.htm
> --
> Was this helpful? Then click the Ratings button. Voting helps the web
> interface.
> http://www.microsoft.com/wn3/locales/help/help_en-us.htm#RateAPostAsAnswer
> Mark L. Ferguson
> .
>
> "mandy" <mandy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:5F340C41-59A7-4AC3-B057-9F0064A95483@xxxxxx

> > Can someone help me out my favorites list has disappeared and l dont know
> > how
> > to get the list back on. All my favorites are still in a folder in my
> > documents but l dont know how to get them back onto the favorites list and
> > why they went missing in the first place. l tryed system restore but that
> > did
> > not restore the list. , l'm on windows vista IE. l know where my favorites
> > are all kept in documents(favorites) but they have gone from my drop down
> > list when l get a web page up and would like to put them back onto the
> > main
> > page .
> >
> >
 

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