We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Favorites in IE8 do not work after being copied over from my old profile.

1,301 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-08
I copied my favorites over from my old profile off the c:\document&settings\username\favorites and pasted them on the same path but in the new profile and now none of the favorites work. I have XP and using IE8. I get no response when I click them from IE8 but when I attempt to open them from the pasted path I get an error stating The target "" of this internet shortcut is not valid. Go to the internet shortcut property sheet and make sure the target is correct. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Comment
Watch Question
Top Expert 2011
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 7 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE