Favorites prob on IE8

  2neat 20:26 31 Mar 2010

Hi, cant save any favorites using XP & IE8.
Totally blank when favorites tab is clicked.
History is there and can be accessed.
Any ideas welcome

  Sea Urchin 22:11 31 Mar 2010

The method id slightly different to how it was in IE7 (and IE6) - this shows you how

click here

  Sea Urchin 22:11 31 Mar 2010

id = is

  2neat 22:34 31 Mar 2010

thx, the problem is that it will not add/save favorites. Think it might be a reg error.

  Sea Urchin 22:40 31 Mar 2010

What happens when you try - do you get any error message? And are you sure you are adding using the Star icon on the left (not the right-hand icon as in IE7). If you use the right one you will be adding to the Favorites Bar.

  2neat 22:45 31 Mar 2010

alt+z, add to favorites from menu, right click etc....none work. No error message....just blank favorites but history tab has data in.

  Sea Urchin 22:50 31 Mar 2010

Have a read here

click here

  2neat 17:10 03 Apr 2010

Looked in reg as suggested. Found favorites mapped to F: Now I understand!! This is a work laptop & needs to be logged into work network where F: is our home drive. Doh

Thanks anyway.....least that mystery cleared up lol.

  Sea Urchin 17:15 03 Apr 2010

Glad you found the answer - thanks for the feedback.

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