How can I prevent my favorites from being sorted alphabetically?

Dan Kindrachuk December 30, 2011
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I don’t want my favorites sorted alphabetically, It just started doing that and I don’t know what caused it. The sort by name box is not checked off but it still sorts. I’m using Vista.

  1. Dave Parrack
    December 30, 2011 at 4:13 am

    Or switch to Firefox or Chrome! Both offer much more control over the way your favorites/bookmarks are displayed and organized.

  2. Jay
    December 30, 2011 at 3:55 am

    Favorites= bookmarks of ie, right ?

    It will sort alphabetically.
    when you click on organize favorites, right click and sort by name.
    or may be when icons of folders gets automatically sorted by name

    Possible solution I think is:

    sort the icons by date in the favorites folder.
    and reopen IE to check.

    how you can find the folder. "favorites" on oyur computer

    select properties by right clicking on a folder/bookmark
    and check the location.

    it will be somethign like

    C:Users"Current User"Favorites

    sort icons datewise.