How can I stop Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) from creating the Links folder under the Favorites menu?</

A. If you delete the Links folder under Favorites, IE will recreate the folder when you restart the browser. To permanently delete this folder and prevent IE from recreating it, perform the following steps:

  1. Start a registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe).
  2. Navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar registry subkey.
  3. Double-click the LinksFolderName value.
  4. Clear the value data, then click OK.
  5. Start IE and delete the Links folder from the Favorites menu.

or

  1. Start Windows Explorer.
  2. Move to your user profile area (e.g., C:\documents and settings\john).
  3. Open the Favorites folder.
  4. Right-click the Links folder, then select Properties from the context menu.
  5. Select the Hidden check box, then click OK.
  6. Start IE and delete the Links folder from the Favorites menu.
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