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Move Internet Explorer favorites folder to new location.

If you use web pages very often with Internet Explorer, you can save these web pages to your favorite folder, so that you can access these web pages later directly. You can move over to some other location through this setting.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
If you are constant surfer then you must be saving your favorites. Normally, they are saved in the favorites folder, which makes it easy for your later enjoyment. This location can be changed with this setting.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter "regedit" and search the keys listed below. You can create an expandable string value "Favorites" in "User Shell Folders" key, if this value does not exist.

Now, double-click the Value Name "Favorites" under "Shell Folders" and "User Shell Folders" keys respectively, to define a new path in their Value Data fields for your "Favorites" folder.

Refresh view of your computer for the changes to take effect.

NOTE:
After changing the path, you have to copy all your "Favorites" files from the old location to the new location. Then, you’ll have all your files for your favorites at the new location. All subsequent data will be saved at the new location by default.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

First, click the 'Start' button and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders\], right-click on the expandable string value "Favorites" and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the desired path in the 'Value Data' field, for example "D:\My Favorites Backup" and click on 'OK'.

Restrict viewing source in Internet Explorer (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer gives the option to view the source of a webpage. With this setting, you can turn off the function to view the source.

Customize the title of Internet Explorer window. (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

With this setting, you can customize the window title of Internet Explorer.

Turn off the “Synchronize” menu item in Internet Explorer.

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting turns off the functionality of the menu item “Synchronize”, on the “Tools” menu of Internet Explorer.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For Current User).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For All Users).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

 
 
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