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It took me a while to recall the Dos commands to "navigate" to my favorites folder but when I finally did, this fix worked like a charm. I am wondering how I might be notified whenever a new post has been made. share|improve this answer answered Jan 18 '11 at 20:24 Moab 46.8k877129 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign Click the "Restore Default". click site

OK, You might think a simple check it "OFF" might work. Back to top #6 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,418 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:11:46 PM Posted 06 May 2011 - 02:29 PM http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile Louis Forum Rules Report Topics Edited by tyl604, 07 May 2011 - 12:24 PM. All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_7/unspecified-error-unable-to-create-a-favorite-in/5e1b33e2-6492-4ad4-aabd-3d1b698a3037

This worked great for me as well! 11:51 PM s. This problem does not seem to occur if the Favorites folder is located within your user profile home directory.Defined Integrity LevelsScreenshot from System Integrity Webcast.Here are some useful links for more Such a simple and perfect fix! Basically, along with every ACL, there is also a "class" - this defines what types of applications can modify a particular file. - By default, all files allow "Medium" or higher

Click Start, type shell:favorites and press ENTER. A bit of research later and here is what I discovered in a nutshell - Windows Vista introduces a new concept called "Integrity Level". Actually I think the last sentence should instruct you to type the last word as high instead of low but I tried all kinds of combinations with no luck.Does anyone have Thanks for that - that's exactly what I did.

I'm totally confused here. joe May 13, 2011 at 8:42 pm IE8 - Protection Mode: ON does not allow adding a link page or shortcut web page to Favorites Folder. I've tried following other advice found round the internet and none could do the trick. Type the following command: icacls /setintegritylevel (OI)(CI)low NOTE: Replace the tag with the actual path to your Favorites folder, enclosed with double-quotes.

Full disk problem on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Add warning to edit slug/permalink button on editor screen. Thank you! Thanks for your time and effort to help others. You REALLY helped me with this!

Read carefully before doing it, you can lose some IE data in the process. http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/unspecified-error-when-adding-a-link-to-favorites-in-windows-vista/ Trevor April 8, 2011 at 12:46 am Windows 7 Ultimate 64, IE8 could add to main folder but returned unspecified error when trying to add to sub folder, above method2 did Thanks a ton for the well thought out post! Please try the request again.

Does a byte contain 8 bits, or 9? get redirected here what about XP? or a "workaround"…   One day, out of blue, I find a blog posted by "MBC Computer Solution Ltd." located in Toronto, Canada, which offered solution for similar problem for IE 7. I've been struggling with the issue for a while.

it read just as your example box said, typed in exit then tried to add a favorite, it didn't work. Edited by tyl604, 06 May 2011 - 07:06 AM. Debbie January 9, 2011 at 1:58 am Thank you. http://popupjammer.com/internet-explorer/internet-explorer-8-unable-to-create-favorite-unspecified-error.html Fran January 2, 2013 at 1:05 am Method No. 1 was a fast and incredibly easy fix for a problem that's been annoying me ever since I got my Windows 7

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The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ” Thursday, July 22, 2010 1:56 AM Moderator Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Worked great, thanks! 11:36 AM Anonymous said... Please follow the following steps to fix the issue.

Sadly, this can't be called a solution. using Windows 7 and IE 8. Categories Internet Explorer, Windows 7, Windows VistaPost navigationDesktop.ini file automatically opens when you start your Windows Vista computerHow to Automatically Elevate a Vbscript to Run it as Administrator? http://popupjammer.com/internet-explorer/cannot-add-to-favorites-in-internet-explorer-11.html This is an indication that the ACL's (permissions) on your directory are incorrect.Assuming you are an administrator, try:icacls Favorites /grant Alex:F 8:22 AM Alex said...

Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: skip to main | skip to sidebar MBC Computer Solutions Ltd. And Yes, I tried and tested (bookmarked Google again), so you guys don't have to try it.     so Conclusion: the solution if you moved your folder to another partitioned When Internet Explorer is running in "protected mode" (must be the default on Vista) it runs with "low" integrity to prevent rogue apps from modifying your files without your permission.Solution: •Open Also worked for me.

which brings up "Favorites Properties" window. 3. I'd tried several things to fix it with no success. It says "unable to create XXX. Thank you..

Back to top #4 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,418 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:11:46 PM Posted 06 May 2011 - 02:19 PM It's possible that the user profile I made corrections to my original post. Holy crap...this worked very well!