Windows 10: Favorites gone invisible ie 11

  1.    04 Apr 2016 #1

    Favorites gone invisible ie 11


    Hello
    I have a strange problem on my pc
    My favorites button in IE 11 is invisible when i push it when i am on for example google.com, alle my fav's is invisible
    But it is normal if it is on a local intranet site inside my work domain
    On my laptop it is working fine ??
    I might have touch somme settings that i should not :-(
    Any suggestions what to do to fix it ?
    Br. Klyt
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    07 Apr 2016 #2

    Hi, you might try 'removing' IE in Control Panel, Programs and Features, Installed Features (uncheck it) and restart, then check it again, restart.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    07 Apr 2016 #3

    dalchina said: View Post
    Hi, you might try 'removing' IE in Control Panel, Programs and Features, Installed Features (uncheck it) and restart, then check it again, restart.
    Just tried that, no luck :-( Still invisible
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  4.    07 Apr 2016 #4

    This may be relevant:
    Hide Favorites menu

    Try IE safe mode:
    Starting Internet Explorer in 'SafeMode



    • Open a 'Command Prompt' window
    • Type cd/ to get a blank C: prompt
    • Type in "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -extoff (where C: is your local drive)
    • Press ENTER


    Also check your favourites folder:
    In explorer, navigate to the current location of the Favorites folder
    (most likely the default, C:\Users\[username]\Favorites)


    And see the second part of this:
    Change the Default Location for Saving Internet Explorer Favorites

    to check if the registry value for Favorites is the correct path.

    And what do you see if you click (in IE)
    View, Explorer bars, Favorites
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    08 Apr 2016 #5

    dalchina said: View Post
    This may be relevant:
    Hide Favorites menu

    Try IE safe mode:
    Starting Internet Explorer in 'SafeMode



    • Open a 'Command Prompt' window
    • Type cd/ to get a blank C: prompt
    • Type in "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -extoff (where C: is your local drive)
    • Press ENTER


    Also check your favourites folder:
    In explorer, navigate to the current location of the Favorites folder
    (most likely the default, C:\Users\[username]\Favorites)


    And see the second part of this:
    Change the Default Location for Saving Internet Explorer Favorites

    to check if the registry value for Favorites is the correct path.

    And what do you see if you click (in IE)
    View, Explorer bars, Favorites
    Still not working
    The folders and links is invisible, but if i click in the marked field it opens the link or folder that i hit with the mouse
    So the links and folders is in the correct place, I just can't see them :-) So it is lucky if i hit the one that i want lol
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    08 Apr 2016 #6

    Maybe someone will come along with an idea that works.

    Otherwise I can only suggest:
    open an elevated command prompt (admin) and run
    sfc /scannow
    it takes some time.

    If that reports no problems (opencl.dll is not a problem) then try an
    in place upgrade repair install
    (Instructions in the Tutorial section - just search for in- and you'll find it).
    Good luck!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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