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    When using the IE in metro...where did I find my favorites at and how do I add favorites? Using IE in desktop mode I have no problem.

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    Windows 8.1 x64

    You should be able to press F4 in the modern browser and see your favorites.

    IE10 Metro - View Favorites, Frequent, and Pinned Sites in Windows 8

    If they are not showing up, there's a workaround that's been found to fix it until Microsoft releases an update for this issue:

    1. Close all IE windows and tabs, both in modern IE and desktop IE
    2. Run desktop IE as admin (press CTRL+SHIFT while clicking the IE icon on the taskbar to do this)
    3. Close the "admin" desktop IE window

    You should now be able to see your favorites in modern IE when typing in the address bar or after pressing F4.
    Last edited by Brink; 13 Oct 2012 at 00:37. Reason: added link for more info
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