1.    28 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    How do I get all machines to sync to same set of favorites?


    I currently have a combined set of links on the favorites bar. How do I get all the machines to sync to the same set of favorites? I've repeatedly tried deleting favorites from one machine or another but they keep coming back.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    28 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,184
    Windows 10 IoT

    I think I've run into what your inquiring about. I delete a link on my favorites bar and it comes back all on its own. Synced from my other PC. Try this. Turn off the sync setting for IE on all PC's. Then edit your favorites bar the way you want on one PC. Then go to the other PC's and delete the favorites bar folder. Now turn sync back on for IE on each PC. The one PC with actual favorites bar should sync to the others.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    28 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks! I'll try this.


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    I think I've run into what your inquiring about. I delete a link on my favorites bar and it comes back all on its own. Synced from my other PC. Try this. Turn off the sync setting for IE on all PC's. Then edit your favorites bar the way you want on one PC. Then go to the other PC's and delete the favorites bar folder. Now turn sync back on for IE on each PC. The one PC with actual favorites bar should sync to the others.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    29 Dec 2015 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,184
    Windows 10 IoT

    Quote Originally Posted by brucemc777 View Post
    Thank-you EVERYONE!

    I would mark my confusion as "solved", but I see there are questions out there and I don't want those folks to go unresolved so I will leave this at the moderator's discretion-
    Mark it solved if you want to, its your thread. People can still post to it even if its marked solved. But if it is marked solved they may just start their own thread. The other option is to just unsubscribe from the thread. Then you won't get any notification e-mails for this thread.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    29 Dec 2015 #5
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,184
    Windows 10 IoT

    Quote Originally Posted by Warwick View Post
    Thanks! I'll try this.
    What I've noticed is if you add a short cut with sync turned on, it's added to all your PC's with sync enabled. Delete one on one PC and its not deleted on all PC's, it's just deleted on that PC. Then it gets synced back from the other PC. That's what seems to be happening for me. I hardly ever have my laptop and desktop PC on at the same time, I don't know if that matters or changes how it works. Sometimes I see a delay before the shortcuts pop back up again. I used to think this was a really cool feature. not so much lately.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
How to open my XP mode machines
Hi, after upgrading to Win 10 I can't figure out how to open my XP - Mode (Virtual PC) Machines. I need them for work as a developer for certain legacy apps. Please tell me there is a way to get this back please. Thank you for your help, ...
Virtualization
Favorites from Firefox to Favorites BAR in Edge
I recently upgraded to Win 10 64 and have decided that I am going to use Edge as my default browser. I have followed the directions on 2 websites now that tell how to transfer favorites from Firefox to Edge and seem to have hit a little snag. I am...
Browsers and Email
Solved Edge Favorites - problem deleting favorites
I have not been able to delete favorites from the "Favorite Bar" drop down list. The right-click and the delete key do not work.
Browsers and Email
Windows Hello (any machines with right hardware)
MS recently revealed Windows Hello, which uses biometric information to authenticate users. I am interested in this feature (and am starting to look around at new laptops since mine is dying). Now, Windows Hello will require hardware that can read...
Drivers and Hardware
Cannot access W7 machines FROM W10
Hi there W10 still seems to have some type of networking problem - OUTGOING is OK -- W10 CAN see W7 HDD's and access them. W7 CAN see W10 computer but cannot access any HDD's. W7 CAN access W10 if you specify the actual IP address for example...
Virtualization
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:04.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums