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Managing your Windows Explorer Favourites in Windows 7

This How-To Guide explains how to add or remove folders from your Favourites in Windows Explorer.

 

Procedure:

By default, your Favourites contains the following locations: Desktop, Downloads, Recent Places (and Dropbox if you have that set up on your computer as per example below).

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Navigate to the folder you want to add to Favourites (for our example, Music). You can perform the next step in 2 ways:

1. While the Folder is highlighted, right click Favourites and select the option Add current location to Favourites.

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OR

 

2. Drag the nominated Folder and drop it into Favourites

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Regardless of the path you chose above, your chosen Folder will now appear under Favourites.

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If you want to delete locations, right click on the Folder and select Remove from the drop down list.

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Note: You can recover default locations only by right clicking Favourites and selecting Restore Favourite Links. 

 

 

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