Microsoft KB Archive/172029

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IEAK Wizard Modifies Favorites or QuickLinks Ending In .url

Article ID: 172029

Article Last Modified on 9/10/1999


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer Administration Kit 4.0

This article was previously published under Q172029


When you use the Internet Explorer Administration Kit wizard to customize Internet Explorer Favorites and QuickLinks, if you include ".url" at the end of the name, the ".url" is removed when you tab away from the name field.


The filename extension .url is associated with the file type Internet Shortcut. When you name a Favorite or QuickLink in IEAK, the wizard configures Active Setup to create a file with that name plus a .url extension. When you type .url at the end of the name, you are including the extension the wizard uses anyway; therefore, the wizard removes it from the field

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