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Cannot add favorites to IE8

breester13 asked on
I have Vista that came with the HP Pavilion I have. I can save favorites fine in Mozilla, but not in IE8. The problem started when I synched up with a Passport external hard drive and I somehow need to figure out how to change the user in IE8. Please help. Cannot save favorites. Thanks.
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Steven. S replied on

Hello everyone,


Let’s try setting the target location for Favorites to see if that fixes the problem.

·         Click the Start Orb

·         Click Computer

·         In the Address bar, paste this address %userprofile%

·         Press Enter on the keyboard or hit “Go” on the address bar

·         Right click Favorites

·         Click Properties

·         Click the Location tab

·         Click Restore Default

·         Click OK


Hope that helps, look forward to hearing back from you.

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