IE: Prevent Links Folder from Returning in Favorites after Deletion

Posted August 28, 2004 by MickeyMouse in Windows

You delete the links folder, but it reappears every time you restart IE. What a pain! Here is an easy way to get rid of it.

Use the following steps to delete the links folder permanently:

    1. Click Favorites menu in IE.
    2. Click Organize Favorites.
    3. Right click on the Links Folder and select Properties.
    4. Select the Hidden checkbox.
    5. Select Apply changes to this folder, subfolders, and files if appears.
    6. Right click on the Links Folder again.
    7. Select Delete

You are done. Reload IE. The links folder should not reappear.

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