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#1 Zekaer

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Posted 29 July 2005 - 10:33 PM

Well, I keep trying to remove a folder called "Links" in my favorites, but it keeps coming back. Any idea whats the problem??

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Posted 29 July 2005 - 11:52 PM

Try this:
http://www.tech-recipes.com/windows_tips626.html

Hope it helps you out!

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Posted 29 July 2005 - 11:58 PM

The links folder is a special folder that ties into both the IE toolbar and Windows taskbar. Windows will keep recreating this folder unless you edit the registry to stop it.

I personally find the links folder rather useful and I wouldn't recommend removing it. I use the links folder to keep all my favorites in so I may access them from the Links toolbar on the taskbar.

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If you really want to remove it, you will find the instructions to do so at this link;
Modify your registry at your own risk
http://www.theeldergeek.com/remove_links_f...n_favorites.htm

As always when modifying your registry you run a risk in damaging your operating system if you make a mistake while doing so. Make a backup your registry before changing anything and be extra sure any changes you make are the correct ones or you may be doing a reformat and reinstall of your operating system.

My advice is to just leave it alone.

Edited by Ronbo, 30 July 2005 - 01:08 AM.

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