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Roaming Profile Favorites

Is there a way to have your favorites roam from machine to machine with web browsers like Firefox and Chrome for example? Now, I assume you can edit the application so it saves the favorites to a ...
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Recent and Favorite folders in Open/Save dialogs, per application

Open/Save dialogs are those dialogs we use when we press Ctrl+O and Ctrl+S I used to use XFilesDialog in Win2K, but it doesn't work properly anymore in Windows 7. Windows 7 allows us to set dialogs ...
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How to force browers to store favorites in C:\Users\John\Favorites

IE use C:\Users\Jhon\Favorites to store favorites of user named John. If other browsers use this folder in a similar manner, my favorites are sync across all installed browsers and there is no need ...
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Can't find my Google Chrome favorites on my computer

I can't find my Chrome bookmarks on my computer. I have been on many websites and I got here: C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default but I can't open the bookmark part, it's just ...
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How can I open favorites in chrome?

My favorites from my hard drive always automatically opened in Chrome, but after I downloaded Opera they opened there. I deleted Opera the same day but now they just open in Explorer, is there a way ...
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Is there a way to open explorer in virtual favorites?

The topmost item in my explorer is "Favorites" This is my jump list to my most frequently used folders and I would like to open explorer with this folder expanded. I found that I can open explorer in ...
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Items disappear from explorer favourites

I put the (My) Documents folder into the Favourites. After a few weeks, it disappeared. I put it there again. After a few weeks, it disappeared again. Repeat. This happened on my Windows 8.1 PC, but ...
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OSX Finder: Why is my network drive not “sticking” in Devices?

I have a couple of different smb:// network drives I use daily. In my OSX (10.8.5) I have dropped some of them onto Finder's Devices group on the left. But some of the drives disappear immediately ...
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Edit ML Finder Favorites file (as XML / plist)

I use Path Finder, and I have quite some external drives. So to keep track of things, I often make use of the favorites function in Finder (PF simply uses the Finder function / folder of course). I ...
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Windows 7 Navigation Bar — show only plain favourites?

Is there a method to force Windows 7 show only plain list of favourites every time a new Explorer window is open? I love the way it was previously done in Vista (no tree, no root item):
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Permanently delete Favorites and Searches folders

How do I go about deleting these two folders that seems to regenerate every time I delete them? I've never used these folders, and I don't want folders there that I don't use. How do I get rid of ...
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Explorer favorites (links) are the same as favorites in IE

Using Windows XP Pro. Helpdesk from my work screwed up installing my new laptop and now favorites in explorer are the same as in internet explorer. They said something about MUI and changing the ...
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How to one-step-add current movie playing in Media Player Classic to the favorites list?

How to one-step-add current movie playing in Media Player Classic to the favorites list? I can go to favorites with the mouse and click to add but there are several steps. Is there some key I can ...
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Windows 8 clicking on favourites opens whole structure

Hello my windows 8 explorer started to act really weird. When I click on any favorite folder shortcut on the left sidebar of my explorer windows (wheres the directory structure located) for example on ...
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Cannot find IE favorites in C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Favorites

Acording to this page, my IE favorites are supposed to be stored in C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Favorites. However, they are not there. When I tried to import them into Firefox, nothing got imported either. ...
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Favorites disappeared in windows 8

The favorite links on the left side of all the folders have disappeared on my computer. Normally I had links to Downloads, Desktop and some more. But one day, they were all gone. And I can't find a ...
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Delete a favorites folder, but keep the favorites?

I just imported my favorites from Internet Explorer into Firefox, and it put it into a folder on the favorites bar, instead of just putting all of my favorites on the bar itself. Is there anyway to ...
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How to move sites from Favorites bar to Favoritesvmenu?

Recently, I added many many sites to the favorites bar in Internet Explorer. Now I want to make that more organised and want to move some the favorites menu instead of the favorites bar? How can I do ...
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Sync IE favorites on Vista

How do I sync IE favorites (and preferably RSS feeds) between two computers running Windows 7 and Vista? I’d like to avoid companies with questionable privacy policies (like Google). The computers ...
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How do you sort the list of favorites in Windows RT

On the Microsoft Surface RT, there are two instances of Internet Explorer. The version that is started from the Desktop has the usual star icon for Favorites that brings up the list of Favorites in ...
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How to expand a directory under Favorites in Windows Explorer sidebar

I can collapse and expand any directory in the Windows Explorer sidebar, except for those folders I have added to my Favorites. How do I enable the collapse/expand triangle? A third-party app would be ...
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What is Firefox favorites physical location?

I am looking to move my Firefox favorites from one machine to another. But for that I am unable to find the physical location of the favorites from where i can copy them. Does anyone know how to get ...
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Where does Chrome save its bookmarks on Windows?

I'm trying to recover a Windows system from backups and can't seem to find where Chrome saves its bookmarks. Anybody knows where Chrome saves its bookmarks on Windows?
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Is there any way I can save my internet favorites where I can see them from any computer? [closed]

I have many favorites sites that I need to link to from different computers, is there any way other than save it to jump drive and carry it with me. Is there any public site site were I can save them ...
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What are some ways to use my browser, Chrome, as a JavaScript interpreter?

I use an online interpreter. It's just right up there on my favorite's bar. Very convenient for me.... I'd like to see the error messages my browser will give me rather than the messages the ...
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Favorites in Internet Explorer won't take me to location

Specs: Windows 7 x64 IE 9 (using x86 version) For some reason, whenever I click on a .url file, it will not take me to the destination. It doesn't even open a blank tab. It doesn't do anything. All ...
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Why are favorites in Windows 7 Internet Explorer 8 the start menu All Programs links?

When I open my favorites in IE8 on Win7 64 bit, all the folders and programs from Start Menu -> All Programs are listed - why? And is there a way to fix this? I don't really want or need to open up ...
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Problem with Favorites in Internet Explorer 8.0 on Windows 7

I go to a website. I click on "Favorites," then "Add to Favorites." Everyone knows that this should simply add the website to your Favorites list so you can access the website quicker in the future. ...
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Modify Keys on Microsoft Naturals Ergonomic 4000 Keyboard

Is it possible to assign one of my "favorites" buttons on my keyboard to mimic my mouse right click?
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Windows 7 add ftp location to Favorites in Windows Explorer

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, and am trying to add a local FTP location to my Windows explorer favorites. For some reason, when I've browsed to say ftp://localaddr, and right click on ...
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After recovery to restore point, Windows 7 missing pinned items and favorites

I believe a recent windows update was interrupted. The next day, I could not logon and was presented with the error "User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded". I ...
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Windows XP / IE 7 cannot add Favorites - Unspecified error

Hi everyone hopefully someone can help with this. I am redirecting the location of the users Favorites folder using Group Policy to be placed in their network HomeDrive (H:). I am having serious ...
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IE9 stick favourites panel to left side

IE8 used to have the favourites panel on the left side, now IE9 has moved it to the right side. There is a button that moves it to the left side, but the settings does not persist. After you close the ...
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Switching from MSN 6 to Chrome

Is there anyway to transfer data from MSN 6 to Google Chrome? As far as I can tell, MSN 6 will only save data like favorites as an XML file and Chrome will only import this kind of data as HTML? Any ...
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Windows 7 Favorite folder doesn't work

So recently I did a very stupid thing and accidentally deleted my APPDATA, and now the favorite folder doesn't work anymore. The favorite folder I am refering to is the one in windows explorer in ...
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How can I stop the “Favorites” icon from constantly reappearing on my desktop?

I accidentally dragged the "favorites" link to my desktop once, and now it constantly reappears, despite repeated attempts at nuking it. How can I prevent it from reappearing?
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IE8 - Can't add sites to favorites bar

I can't add new sites to IE8 Favorites Bar anymore. I can remove already existing sites from the Favorites bar without any problems. It was working before but I can't quite pinpoint the moment when it ...
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How to add chrome bookmarks to Windows 7 favorites folder (where IE favorites live)

I just switched to Windows 7 and love the taskbar and library features. If I make a desktop shortcut to a webpage, then it becomes searchable from the taskbar (i.e., press the Win/meta key and type ...
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Customizing Google Chrome's bookmarks bar

I just installed Google Chrome 7, and I am frustrated with the behavior of the bookmarks bar. I am wondering if there are any ways to get the following behaviors: I would like the bookmarks bar to ...
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Can I add a “place” to the Open… dialog in Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add custom location is Save As dialog box? There's an existing question for Windows 7. Is it possible to add new "places" to the Open/Save dialogs in Windows XP? ...
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Copy favourites on Chrome between my laptop and PC?

How do I copy all my favourites (Chrome) from my laptop to my other PC ?
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can i take the internet explorer favorites folder in windows and convert that to a single favorites file?

i want to convert this folder of links into a single file that can be imported into another browser.
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IE Favorites backup tool?

Hi Every time I format my PC I forget to backup my IE favorites and lose them all from Internet Explorer. Is there a tool that automatically makes backup/restore of IE favorites in a chosen location ...
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Windows XP - how to move Desktop and Favorites locations?

how could I move the Desktop location and the Favoriets location on Windows XP SP3? Let's say for instance I want to move them out from "C:\Documents and Settings\User" into "C:\". Is this possible? ...
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Migrate XP Windows Explorer folder links/shortcuts to Windows 7

In windows xp with IE7, you could create favorites for both URLs and file folders. I have exported/imported my IE URL favorites to IE8 on windows 7. That's great, but the file folders didn't get ...
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Remove Favorites button from IE8

Does anyone know how to remove the Favorites button that appears to the far left in IE8? This question is not in reference to the Favorites bar or the Favorites menu. Any help is appreciated!
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Missing the “add tab group to favorites ” option in IE8

I have internet options selected for quick tabs and tab groups in settings, IE8 WIndows XP. I can open a list of favorites from the menu using the blue arrow as a tab group. I can then use the quick ...
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Internet Explorer 8 - Maximum number of links in the Favorites Bar

I have a user who used to use the Links Bar in previous versions of Internet Explorer. When he upgraded to IE8, he now has a ton of links in his Favorites Bar since they've done away with the Links ...
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Can't add a folder to favorite pane on Windows 7

I accidentally deleted a folder in C:\users\[username] Now I can't add a folder to favorite on the left pane of My Computer. How do I restore it?
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What are some fast methods for navigating to frequently used folders in Windows 7?

(This is a followup question from my previous question.) In windows XP I used to be able to quickly navigate to frequently used folders by making use of the 'Favorites' menu item and the hotkey ...