If you wish to prevent users from completing the Internet Explorer File / Import and Export wizard for their Favorites shortcuts:
1. Copy / Paste the following to a NOIEIEFAV.reg file:
2. Merge the NOIEIEFAV.reg file with registry or run regedit /s NOIEIEFAV.reg.
NOTE: When a user invokes the wizard and presses Finish, they receive one of the following:
Exporting of favorites has been disabled for this machine.
Importing of favorites has been disabled for this machine.
NOTE: See ModifyProfile.