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Microsoft KB Archive/171228

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Article ID: 171228

Article Last Modified on 6/5/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q171228

SUMMARY

You can use the Links toolbar in Internet Explorer for shortcuts to Web sites that you visit frequently. This article describes how to customize the Links toolbar.

MORE INFORMATION

Adding an Internet Shortcut to the Links Toolbar

To add an Internet shortcut to the Links toolbar, use either of the following methods:

Method 1

  1. In Internet Explorer, open the Web page you want to add to the Links toolbar.
  2. On the Favorites menu, click Add To Favorites.
  3. Click Create In, click the Links folder, and then click OK.

Method 2

Drag the Internet shortcut to an empty area on the Links toolbar. For information about how to create an Internet shortcut to a Web page, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

168124 How to Create a Shortcut to the Current Web Page


Moving, Renaming, or Deleting an Internet Shortcut on the Links Toolbar

To move, rename, or delete an Internet shortcut on the Links toolbar, follow these steps:

  1. Double-click My Computer on the desktop.
  2. On the Favorites menu, click Organize Favorites.
  3. Double-click the Links folder to open it.
  4. Click the Web page link you want to modify, and then click Move, Rename, or Delete.
  5. After you finish the move, rename, or delete operation, click Close.

NOTE: In Internet Explorer 4.0 and 4.01, you can also delete an Internet shortcut on the Links toolbar by using one of the following methods:

  • On the Links toolbar, right-click the Internet shortcut, and then click Delete.
  • Drag the Internet shortcut from the Links toolbar to the Recycle Bin.

Adding a Links Toolbar to the Taskbar

If you are using the Windows Desktop Update, you can add a Links toolbar to the taskbar. To add a Links toolbar to the taskbar, right-click the taskbar, point to Toolbars, and then click Links.

For information about how to add the Windows Desktop Update component in Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

165695 How to Add or Remove Windows Desktop Update



Additional query words: 4.00 4.01 5.0 5.00

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