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Create New "Links" Folder for Favorites, Windows Explorer

  1. #11


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Sure thing.

    You might see if using the tutorial below may be able to restore "Recent Places" in Favorites.

    Favorites - Restore Default Favorite Links in Navigation Pane - Windows 7 Help Forums

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  2. #12


    Posts : 14
    windows 8


    Great, I'll check it out, thanks.

    EDIT: Worked like a charm!
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  3. #13


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news.
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