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I made corrections to my original post. I've tried following other advice found round the internet and none could do the trick. Such a simple and perfect fix! Joseph Vargas March 1, 2010 at 1:50 am Thank you so much, the first method worked quick and easy. http://brrian.net/unable-to/unable-to-create-unspecified-error-favorites-ie8.html

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum56.html MS MVP Windows-Security 2006-2016Member of UNITE, the Unified Network of Instructors and Trusted Eliminators Admin PC Pitstop Back to top #3 tyl604 tyl604 Topic Starter Members 373 posts OFFLINE The problem is that for some reason the system did not properly set the integrity level of the new favorites folder to low (this is required so that Internet Explorer running Click Start Click Computer In the address bar, paste this location: %userprofile% Press Enter on your keyboard Make sure you have a Favorites folder listed in the %userprofile% folder If Sadly, this can't be called a solution. check my blog

Did not work. Regards 9:26 AM Anonymous said... Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the configuring of REGISTRY settings can be solved. When Internet Explorer is running in "protected mode" (must be the default on Vista) it runs with "low" integrity to prevent rogue apps from modifying your files without your permission.Solution: •Open

You found an explanation "new permission concept in Vista" .... The problem only occurred in protected mode websites which led me to believe it might have been a permissions issue. how do i run the command? 1:57 AM Steven Berkovitz said... "that solution is for window 2000 and vista. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Worked great, thanks! 11:36 AM Anonymous said... Your cache administrator is webmaster. It was an "integrity" issue. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c02973529 ok… press OK.

A 'for' loop that appears to be practically infinite Sever-sort an array How would people living in eternal day learn that stars exist? Back to top #6 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,422 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:11:12 AM Posted 06 May 2011 - 02:29 PM http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile Louis Forum Rules Report Topics Reportedly, this problem occurs as Internet Explorer in Windows Vista and Windows 7 runs under Protected mode (low integrity level) by default, and therefore will only be able to modify objects What are those "sticks" on Jyn Erso's back?

It all started when I downloaded an IE7 standalone and it caused me an issue since even though IE 8 works fine otherwise please help i'm in despair here lads. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/395680/favorites-will-not-work/ Favorites will not work Started by tyl604 , May 05 2011 03:54 PM Please log in to reply 7 replies to this topic #1 tyl604 tyl604 Members 373 posts OFFLINE Thanks. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

Jorge December 20, 2012 at 10:40 pm Excellent! Check This Out To do so, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. this fixed the problem once I put the spaces in the right places (or didn't put spaces where they shouldn't be) 9:23 PM Ed said... Open a new Google's Chrome browser to save my bookmark with.

Thank you, I really appreciate it! Using the site is easy and fun. Trevor April 8, 2011 at 12:46 am Windows 7 Ultimate 64, IE8 could add to main folder but returned unspecified error when trying to add to sub folder, above method2 did Source edagefdcdcak Elvis September 5, 2013 at 2:08 am Tried #1 and it worked like a charm.

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skip Theorems demoted back to conjectures What is a real-world metaphor for irrational numbers? It does not apply to Windows XP/2003/2000 - in these cases, just check your ACL's"How do I run the command"Start -> Run 10:59 AM Anonymous said...

A bit of research later and here is what I discovered in a nutshell - Windows Vista introduces a new concept called "Integrity Level".

Type the following command:icacls /setintegritylevel (OI)(CI)lowNote: Replace the tag with the actual path to your Favorites folder, enclosed with double-quotes)Example:icacls "D:\My Favorites" /setintegritylevel (OI)(CI)lowYou should now see this message:processed It worked for me. OK, You might think a simple check it "OFF" might work. Click on the Windows Start button and type Favorites on the start search box.

TMaxey November 2, 2010 at 9:55 am method one worked for me! the first few times I attempted, it didn't work. This article has a detailed write-up, and also provides a script which can automate the setting for you. http://brrian.net/unable-to/unable-to-create-unspecified-error.html John March 10, 2010 at 8:07 pm Hi, Running Windows 7 Pro… had a problem with IE8, took it out of use via windows programs (Turning Windows Features On & Off).

remember ?) ¬† Ok, so I followed steps on the blog since so many get IE 7¬†repaired… section copy and pasted from mbccs blog: ----------------------------------------- Choose Start -> Run Type "cmd" The problem was in Internet Explorer when creating a bookmark, I'd receive a message "Unable to create [URL]. Ben December 5, 2012 at 7:23 am Method #1 worked for me. Type EXIT to close the Command Prompt window.You should be able to add an URL to Favorites now.

Click the "Restore Default". What is a user profile and how do I create a new one? Double-click the file to run it. joe May 13, 2011 at 8:42 pm IE8 - Protection Mode: ON does not allow adding a link page or shortcut web page to Favorites Folder.

I successfully applied the "icacls" method.Regards. Does advantage negate disadvantage (for things such as sneak attack)? it read just as your example box said, typed in exit then tried to add a favorite, it didn't work. Thanks 2:00 PM Anonymous said...

bluvg July 21, 2010 at 9:29 pm One other possibility I just discovered after the suggestion here did not work for me: if you've turned on encryption for a folder (EFS, About us | Contact us | Disclaimer & Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Subscribe Copyright© 2016 Ramesh Srinivasan.Scroll back to top %d bloggers like this: Jump to content How to Fix the Environment Variable?How to Add a Custom Folder in Explorer Navigation Pane under "This PC"?How to Copy Command Prompt Output Text to Clipboard or Save to File?How to Thank You! :0)HP Support wanted to do a complete wipe of the machine and start over, saying it was a courupt IE install and had no other choice.Searched the MS Support

Provide feedback Please rate the information on this page to help us improve our content. The solution is to set the integrity level (to low) for the relocated Favorites folder. cheers! 8:52 AM Kat said... kdfedgdfefee Johna456 May 25, 2014 at 9:49 am Good web site!

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