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JSI Tip 1939. How do I create a common Favorites folder on my server?

If you wish to have a single common Favorites folder on your network, for all users:

1. Create a folder on a network share and set the share and folder permissions appropriate to your environment.

2. Use Regedt32 to navigate to each users

      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

3. Double-click the Favorites value name and set the String to the UNC path to the common Favorites share. Example: \\ServerName\FavShrNm.

To verify this worked, start IE and click Organize Favorites on the Favorites menu.

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