fortypoundhead.com

Hide Links Folder on Favorites Menu

Posted On 2007-09-10 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Hide Links Folder on Favorites Menu
Tags: Software Hack/Tweak Windows 9x Windows NT
Views: 1715


Internet Explorer persistently creates a Links folder on the Favorites menu, this tweak allows you to hide it.
Although not a registry tweak, this tweak appears to be the only way to hide the automatically recreated Links folder.
Using Explorer find the location of your Favorites folder (e.g. C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Bloggs\Favorites) within that folder will be a sub-folder named Links.
Select the Links folder and right-click (or secondary click) and click on Properties, check the Hidden checkbox and click OK.

From now on the Links folder should be hidden from the Favorites list.

Note: This works for any other folder or link on the favorites menu as well.

Tested on 9/10/2007 - Does not work on Windows 2000.


About the Author

FortyPoundHead has posted a total of 1974 articles.

 


Comments On This Post

No comments on this post yet!


Do you have a thought relating to this post? You can post your comment here. If you have an unrelated question, you can use the Q&A section to ask it.

Or you can drop a note to the administrators if you're not sure where you should post.


Your IP address is:23.20.193.33

Before you can post, you need to prove you are human. If you log in, this test goes away.



Recent Forum Posts

New security implemented
dwirch posted on July 23, 2017 at about 6:58 in Site News

Fold Code Manager into main KB?
VB6Boy posted on July 22, 2017 at about 14:42 in Site News

Fold Code Manager into main KB?
dwirch posted on July 22, 2017 at about 14:41 in Site News

Fold Code Manager into main KB?
dwirch posted on July 21, 2017 at about 22:46 in Site News

Fold Code Manager into main KB?
dwirch posted on July 20, 2017 at about 7:55 in Site News

Job Spammer: Sam Mallon
dwirch posted on July 18, 2017 at about 18:36 in Spammers