How to remove or restore favorites list in Windows 7?
There is a list of Favorites in Windows 7 so that you can easily access important items frequently. You can see this list in the Windows 7 Explorer. These favorites can be seen in the navigation pane on the left hand side. Windows 7 includes a list of items in Favorites that can be removed if you want. You can also add more folders in the Favorites list. In fact, it is very easy to manage folders in Favorites in Windows 7. You simply have to follow these procedures in order to manage folders in Favorites in Windows 7:
How to Remove Favorites:
Windows 7 Explorer includes a few locations in the Favorites list. You might not find them to be your favorite or use them frequently. So in this case, you can remove those locations from the Favorites list. By default, the favorite locations are Recent Places, Downloads and Desktop. This list may also include Recorded TV if you have set it up in the Media Centre. If you want to remove or delete the unwanted locations from Favorites, follow these steps:
Right-click on the unwanted location that you want to delete.
Choose and click on Remove from the resulting menu.
How to Add Favorites:
Another way to manage folders in Favorites in Windows 7 is to add your own folders to the Favorites list. The frequently visited location can be easily added to Favorites. Follow these easy steps:
Open the folder you would like to add to Favorites.
Right-click on Favorites in the navigation pane.
Click on “Add current location to Favorites” from the resulting menu.
Click on the folder that you want to add to Favorites. Drag it over to the Favorites list. This will establish a link with Favorites.
Here we have deleted all the old locations from the navigation pane of Windows 7 Explorer and added four new locations to it:
How to Restore Favorites:
However, you can easily restore the Favorites list to its previous state. Just follow these easy steps:
Right-click on Favorites.
Click on “Restore favorite links” from the resulting menu.
This will not remove the locations that you added yourself. It will only bring back the original ones.
By following these procedures to manage folders in favorites in Windows 7, you can quickly navigate through your favorite locations.