Solved

Maximum size of favourites folder in Windows 8.1 using IE 11

Posted on 2016-10-15
1
40 Views
Last Modified: 2016-10-15
I have a client who has some significant life challenges.  He uses the computer to go to various sites and then saves the sites to his favorites.  I have never seen such large amounts of data stored in a favorites directory.
What would be the maximum number of files or size of the favorites directory?
What would be the maximum size for the favorites bar?
Is there a program available that could handle this better?

On a similar note, the client often prints pages of the sites that he has visited with the printer off or not functioning.  He has over 4,000 files to be printed.  Obviously the only thing he can do with these files is print or delete them, but he feels it important to save the files.  Where would they be located, and can they be copied to a thumb drive?

the windows 8.1 operating system has many errors, and I plan to restore the system to factory, and then try restore his favorites in a manner that does not kill ie11
favourites.jpg
favourites-bar.jpg
0
Comment
Question by:wilf_thorburn
1 Comment
 
LVL 78

Accepted Solution

by:
David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points
ID: 41845357
There is no predefined limit.  Save his userdata in another drive so you can restore it after creating his new account after the reinstall.

robocopy c:\users\username x:\username /e

On a similar note, the client often prints pages of the sites that he has visited with the printer off or not functioning.  He has over 4,000 files to be printed.  Obviously the only thing he can do with these files is print or delete them, but he feels it important to save the files.   too late now they either get printed or deleted.

Suggest that he print to onenote or some other way like a pdf file
0

Featured Post

Backup Your Microsoft Windows Server®

Backup all your Microsoft Windows Server – on-premises, in remote locations, in private and hybrid clouds. Your entire Windows Server will be backed up in one easy step with patented, block-level disk imaging. We achieve RTOs (recovery time objectives) as low as 15 seconds.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Ever wondered why Windows 8 and 10 don't seem to accept your GPO-based software deployment while Windows 7 does? Read on.
Today, still in the boom of Apple, PC's and products, nearly 50% of the computer users use Windows as graphical operating systems. If you are among those users who love windows, but are grappling to keep the system's hard drive optimized, then you s…
The goal of this Micro Tutorial is to help navigate beginning users with the app store on Windows 8. It will explain exciting features how to maximize your PC through these apps. This will be demonstrated using Windows 8 operating system.
This Micro Tutorial will show you how to maximize your wireless card to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on Windows 8 operating system.

929 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now