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IE 9 Hyperlinks to Windows Explorer

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#1 User2391


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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:02 AM

I like to save hperlinks of web sites by click-dragging the site's address from the address bar in my browser and dragging the address into a subdirectory in Windows Explorer so that I can open it from that location in the future.

I'm using Windows 7 but I don't think that matters.

With IE8 I was able to grab the icon at the front of the address bar and drag it into the subdirectory, creating a hyperlink to that web site. That same method works with Google Chrome. When I do that with IE9 the hyperlink is created but the tab separates from the browser window and opens in a new window. I'd rather the tab stay in the same window.

Any thoughts on how I can turn this off (the separating tab)?


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#2 noknojon


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Posted 09 April 2012 - 04:25 PM

Hello User -
Have you ever thought of just saving these as Favorites ?? Right click on them and Add To Favorites -

You then just click Favorites drop-down menu and click on them -
I currently have about 30 items listed there and it is as quick as using a desktop icon -
The above is a Right click > Copy Shortcut > Paste, of post#1 this topic - - You do the same except select Add to Favorites -
If you no longer want it, you open Favorites and Right Click > Delete -

Thank You -

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