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IE and Favorites

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cpzee

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#1
one thing that i have always had a problem with, that i am hoping someone can help me with, is the way favorites work within internet explorer.

The way i have my IE setup is i save all my bookmarks under links into a catagory folder (news, email, school, etc) I then have a tool bar for links under the address bar. This makes it simply to just click on a folder and then click the page i want from the drop-down menu.

The problem that i am having is that when i have two IE windows open I will click on one of my links in one and instead of loading to the page i just clicked in the window i was currently using, the second window follows the link and the current window i am using stays on the page. So in other words say i have cnn.com open in one window and a google search result in the other. I would go with to the google window (which i am done with) and select a link from my toolbar. Instead of loading up in the google page that i am using (which i am done with my search results and want the favorite i just clicked to load in this window) it loads up in the cnn.com one which i am still looking at.

Is there anyway around this so that it loads in the current window only. This is very annoying.

Thanks!
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#2
Well there has to be a fix for it because that's the first I've heard of this one. I'm sure someone will get it going properly. :)

btw welcome. :D
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#3
OK. Only thing I can come up with at this point is to go to IE/Tools/Internet Options/Advanced. See if these are ticked. Make a note so you can put them back if necessary.
1/ Enable page transitions
2/ Enable third party browser extentions
3/ Reuse windows for launching shortcuts

Don't ask me what they do. That is how mine is set up.
 
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cpzee

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I made sure those were all checked and it seems to be happening less, but still is occuring. Thanks though..

cpzee
 

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