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Internet Explorer Does Not Import Favorites During Upgrade


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Symptoms

When you install Internet Explorer over a browser program other than Netscape Navigator or an earlier version of Internet Explorer, your favorites may not be imported into Internet Explorer's Favorites folder.

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Cause

This behavior occurs because Internet Explorer only imports favorites (or Navigator bookmarks) from Netscape Navigator or earlier versions of Internet Explorer.

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Resolution

To resolve this issue, you must manually re-create your favorites list. To do so, start Internet Explorer, navigate to a Web site you want to add to your favorites list, and then click Add To Favorites on the Favorites menu.

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Status

This behavior is by design.

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Keywords: kbenv, kbui, KB175528

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Article Info
Article ID : 175528
Revision : 3
Created on : 12/8/2003
Published on : 12/8/2003
Exists online : False
Views : 380