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No favorites on internet explorer tile mode

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    No favorites on internet explorer tile mode


    So I've been adding favorites to internet explorer and can only see them on desktop mode. No matter what I try all I get is "frequented" sites on tile mode. any ideas?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello hazmatstet, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Did you move your C:\Users\(user-name)\Favorites folder?

    Are your favorites listed in the folder above?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    yes they are listed here.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Did you move that folder's default location like in the tutorial below?

    You don't want to.

    User Folders - Change Default Location - Windows 7 Forums
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    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    I haven't purposely moved anything like that. I am working with a new computer that was pre-installed with windows 8. Going through the tutorials I seem to be doing everything right but I still don't see any favorites being added to ie in the tile mode but they are all showing up fine in desktop mode. It is weird.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    That is odd.

    Are you scrolling further to the right past Frequents in IE10 Metro?

    IE10 Metro - View Favorites, Frequent, and Pinned Sites in Windows 8
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  7. #7


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    before I was, I definitely didn't have them. Just restarted and had some windows updates install. Now favorites are showing up in metro. must have needed the update for them, so I should be good now. Thanks for your help and interest in my issue.
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  8. #8


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    That's great news.
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