Favorites Folder - Receiving error: "Unable to create/ unable to add items to Favorites"

New computer-had it set up and all my files etc from old one transferred by a professional. My Favorites folder is there and all web pages work fine but I am unable to add new web pages to Favorites. I get "Unable to create/ unable to add items to Favorites" "unspecified error" What gives? Thanks for any help!!!
 

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Last updated March 11, 2019 Views 4,097 Applies to:
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Always state your full Windows version (e.g., Vista 64-bit SP2; Win7; Win7 64-bit) as well as your IE version when posting in an IE-specific forum or newsgroup. Please do so in your next reply.

What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your subscription current?  What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?  What third-party firewall (if any)?

Has a(nother) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this machine (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought it)?

See...

Unspecified error when adding a link to Favorites in Windows Vista and Windows 7
http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/unspecified-error-when-adding-a-link-to-favorites-in-windows-vista/

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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
Microsoft MVP (Windows Client) since October 2002

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