Windows 10: Can't delete favorite in IE 11.

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  1. Brink's Avatar
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       01 Nov 2016 #11

    Hewjr100 said: View Post
    No, actually all I did was import favorites from google chrome. It did not give an option to import from ms edge, or firefox. Anyway I was checking each folder to make sure all my links were there, when I got to Govt & Med folder it would not open, so that's when I tried to delete it so I could recreate it.

    Henry
    Odd. You might see if completely resetting Internet Explorer, and importing your favorites again afterwards may work this time around.

    Internet Explorer - Reset in Windows 10
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  2.    01 Nov 2016 #12

    Reset selecting option to delete personal settings. Restarted and the SOB is still there. It's almost 7 pm NY time, gotta give the rest of the evening to the wifey. Will try again tomorrow.

    Henry
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15042
       01 Nov 2016 #13

    Ok. Let's try deleting the folder from an elevated command prompt using the command below. It's a command to delete the Favorites Bar folder (aka: "Links").

    RD /S /Q "C:\Users\Hewjr\Favorites\Links"
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  4.    01 Nov 2016 #14

    Ding ding ding, we have a winner! Thanks Brink that did it.

    Henry
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  5. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15042
       01 Nov 2016 #15

    Great news.
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