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  1.    06 Sep 2015 #1
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    Delete all favorites from Edge?


    I did a big cleanup of all my Favorites in IE11, then deleted all my Favorites/Bookmarks in Chrome and Firefox and re-imported them from IE11 to make sure everything is up-to-date, at least on my primary Windows machine.

    I'd like to do the same in Edge but I can't find an easy way to delete all of my favorites at once. I can only see how to delete folders one by one, a tedious chore since I have a lot of folders. Is there any way to delete all Favorites at once in Edge?

    Once that's done, I need to understand how the browsers sync with each other. To my surprise, IE11 on my main PC apparently synced folders from Chrome on my Android phone. I don't know if Edge and/or Firefox are doing the same but I'm trying to start fresh with that favorites folder I cleaned up in IE11 with a little help from AM-Deadlink 4.7.
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  2.    06 Sep 2015 #2
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    Hello Carnivore,

    You can delete all favorites at once in Microsoft Edge by deleting all of the contents in the Favorites folder below.

    Code:
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\Favorites
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    06 Sep 2015 #3
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    Thanks Brink, that worked.

    Now I'll try to figure out how the browsers sync with each other but I guess that will be a subject for another thread if I can't figure it out.
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  4.    06 Sep 2015 #4
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  5.    01 Dec 2015 #5
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    I've tried ridding the Bookmarks from Microsoft Edge by deleting the Favorites. This only got rid of the Bookmarks in Internet Explorer. Is there a way to get rid of them in Edge without wiping them out in IE. If so, the advice given here does not work for me. Please advise.
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  6.    01 Dec 2015 #6
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    Hello Maggidon,

    This has changed since last posted.

    If you like, you can use OPTION THREE in the tutorial below to delete all favorites in Microsoft Edge.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...a.html#option3
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  7.    01 Dec 2015 #7
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    Thanks for this Brink. Might I ask what it means to 'unblock the bat file'?
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  8.    01 Dec 2015 #8
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    I just remembered, that I've tried this before. I see it bring up a small window & things are happening so fast then it disappears. Nothing is changed in Edge. The Bookmarks remain. I've tried running this as Administrator and the Window comes up and disappears. Again, nothing is removed from Edge. And yes, I did close Edge before running this Bat file.
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  9.    01 Dec 2015 #9
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    Hmm, I just noticed that the favorites are returning after the second time you close and reopen Microsoft Edge now. It didn't do that before.

    For now, resetting Microsoft Edge to default should wipe them for good.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  10.    01 Dec 2015 #10
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    Ok. I found the problem at least for me.

    Try signing out and in after deleting your favorites in Microsoft Edge.
    Last edited by Brink; 01 Dec 2015 at 02:00. Reason: update
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