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Re: inability to drag anything in favorites list

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Re: inability to drag anything in favorites list
Same for me! Disabling the Sonic Addon Fixed my same exact problem in IE7
Thank you all!

"vitruvius" wrote:

> YES, i disabled to sonic addon and now can drag my favourites!!!
>
> "MDA" wrote:
>
> > I had this problem 7 months ago after reinstalling windows on a new HDD.
> > After searching the net OI found an MVP who discovered that it was because of
> > a Sonic addon. After removing the addon, I could easily drag and manage the
> > different links in IE Favorites.
> >
> > Today, I just re loaded WinXP Pro on another computer and I have the same
> > problem.... only this time I have disabled all addons and the problem
> > remains. I am unable to drag links in the favorites window inside of IE7 and
> > I get a circle with an / through it. It is difficult to move anything. I can
> > arrange them via the organize feature as well as windows explorer but the
> > dragging feature does not work. I have tried everything-- uniinstall &
> > reinstall IE7 both in regular mode and safe mode, I have defragged the system
> > files in boot mode.... you name it. I have disabled all addons and even
> > removed the ones I could... but I still cannot drag and organize the
> > favorites WYSIWYG.... only throught the organize feature. It really sucks
> > because I have the other computer that did this when I put in the new HDD and
> > I was able to figure it out.... now i'm stumped. When I roll back to IE6....
> > no problems. I can drag any way I want and I get the mving bar when doing
> > so.... but as soon as I load IE7... the ability to drag the quick links and
> > see the bar move between links is not working.
> >
> > I know there is a solution.... I have practically the same setup on my two
> > laptops but this one just won't give. any ideas?????
> >
> > --
> > My name is Miles and I approved this message!
> >
> >
> > "Robert Aldwinckle" wrote:
> >
> > > "Andy" <Andy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > > news:1B7DFF05-2E56-4488-A9C6-A60426525287@microsoft.com...
> > > > I'm having this same problem as well. If I pre-open a folder in the list...I
> > > > can then drag a new link into it...but I can't drag on top of an existing
> > > > folder like I used to be able to do...and like I can do on 2 or 3
> > > > computers....very frustrating.
> > >
> > >
> > > It may help if you described your symptoms in more detail.
> > >
> > > If you are using the option
> > >
> > > Close unused folders in History and Favorites*
> > >
> > > (Advanced tab, Browsing section)
> > >
> > > you need to wait for a target folder to expand.
> > >
> > >
> > > I thought the problem might be that dragging would be only possible
> > > on the pinned Favorites bar (e.g. Ctrl-Shift-i) but FWIW the operation
> > > works for me on both the Favorites menu (e.g. Alt-a) and the Favorites bar,
> > > pinned or unpinned (e.g. Ctrl-i, etc).
> > >
> > > One possible point of confusion may be that dragging requires some
> > > precision. The expansion of the subfolder requires less precision than the drop
> > > of the object being dragged. E.g., more often I see the cursor change to
> > > the "not allowed" icon and have to make sure that there is black
> > > line drawn indicating where I want the object dropped before the cursor
> > > changes to show that a drop would succeed.
> > >
> > >
> > > Good luck
> > >
> > > Robert Aldwinckle
> > > ---
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Andy
> > > >
> > > > "Topgeeza" wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> I'm having this problem too. I can't drag and drop any of my favorites into
> > > >> any of the favorites folders that I have.
> > > >>
> > > >> "bruiser" wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> > Is anyone else having this problem: I can't drag favorites up or down the
> > > >> > list within a folder or drag any favorites into any other folder at all. When
> > > >> > I click and drag IE7 just opens the link I'm trying to drag somewhere else.
> > > >> > Right now IE7 sucks.
> > > >> >
> > > >> > ----------------
> > > >> > This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
> > > >> > suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
> > > >> > Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
> > > >> > link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
> > > >> > click "I Agree" in the message pane.
> > > >> >
> > > >> > http://www.microsoft.com/communities...orer. general
> > >
> > >
> > >

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