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    Favorites missing from IE (IE 6.0 on WinXP)

    We recently had to give some folks Admin Rights on their PCs by using the policy rights on the server to add them to the admin group of their PCs. After they received Admin Rights their bookmarks disappeared. Any suggestions as to how to get them back. I have checked the knowledge base on MS site, no help there. I have searched their PCs, but can't find them on their local drives either.

    Thanks for any assistance

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    Re: Favorites missing from IE (IE 6.0 on WinXP)

    Local or roaming profiles? I suspect that their Favorites are still in the folder tree under their profiles, somewhere. Even with that being the case I cannot imagine why they vanished, except that they may only be visible to the owners.

    As a test, can you remove one user from the Admin group and see if they reappear?
    -Mark

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    Re: Favorites missing from IE (IE 6.0 on WinXP)

    Edited by WyllyWylly to add URL code. See the Quick Guide.[/i] <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>

    Actually I found the reason why this occurred, under MS Knowledge base, 326853.

    The bookmarks are gone, it's a bug.

    Thanks for helping

    Mary

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    Re: Favorites missing from IE (IE 6.0 on WinXP)

    To echo Woody's frequent sentiment: 'Trustworthy computing.' Where is that rolling eyes smiley??

    Thanks for sharing the solution. Shame there is no way to get those things back easily, if you have a backup of the workstations you could probably dig them out, but it would be a lot of work for comparatively little gain.
    -Mark

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