Change the Default Location for Saving Internet Explorer Favorites

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Published on Mon, 04 Jun 2012 18:00:45 GMT Indexed on 2012/06/04 22:43 UTC
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By default, in Windows 7, Favorites for Internet Explorer are saved in the C:\Users\[username]\Favorites folder. However, you may want them in a different location so they are easier to backup or even on a drive where Windows is not installed.

This article shows you how to change the location of the Internet Explorer Favorites folder in two ways: by changing the properties of the Favorites folder and by making changes to the registry.

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