Loss of Internet Explorer Favourites

  whitehall 21:11 22 Aug 2005
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Would anyone know why after the installation of Outlook 98, to upgrade Outlook Express, all my Internet Explorer Favourites have disappeared?

  GaT7 22:05 22 Aug 2005

Are Favourites showing up in Outlook (OL)?

OL & Internet Explorer (IE) work with each other in some ways, & your version of IE (which I assume is the latest) may not be fully compatible with an old version of OL.

Try repairing IE click here. G

PS - What operating system are you running?

  whitehall 22:29 23 Aug 2005

I think you are right, have just run a repair to no avail, but have managed to re-create my list of favourites, the long way, from scratch again, oh well.

  cdbits 18:22 28 Feb 2006

I have just set up a new machine (Win XP home). I copied my favourites to the appropriate file and was please to see Explorer access them. However it has just lost them (reports favourires file empty but when I try to save an old favourite it says it already exists. If I save a new favourite the list remians empty.
Can anyone help here?

  johnnyrocker 18:38 28 Feb 2006

system restore?


johnny.

  cdbits 21:19 01 Mar 2006

Sorry guys - found the problem. I had hidden the favourites folder (from another partition of the PC - the disk is running 2 operating systems) My partition was set to show hidden files but Explorer doesn't seem to be included in this!! Removing the hidden folder tag gives access again to Explorer. So - Internet Explorer can't see hidden files!

  brambles 21:39 02 Mar 2006

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