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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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7.11. Customize the Favorites Bar for Easier Surfing

You can customize Internet Explorer's Favorites bar to provide easy one-click access to those Web sites that you visit most often.

One of Internet Explorer's most useful features is the Favorites bar, which appears beside the Favorites button. By default it consists of two buttons, each of which is associated with a Web slice. When you click a button, Internet Explorer displays the Get More Add-ons slice and the Suggested Sites slice.

However, the Links bar is fully customizable and supports not only Web slices, but also regular sites. This means you can populate the Favorites bar with new buttons associated with the sites you visit most often. This task takes you through these and other Favorites ...

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