How to remove the Links folder in IE Favorites

If you're one of the many people that NEVER use the "links" folder in your favorites and can't keep windows for re-creating it. Here's how:

[Start] [Run] [Regedit]

Registry Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\ Microsoft\ Internet Explorer\ Toolbar

Modify/Create the Value Data Type(s) and Value Name(s) as detailed below.

Data Type: REG_SZ [String Value] // Value Name:

LinksFolderName

Value Data: [Set the String Value to a blank string]

Open Internet Explorer and manually delete the Links folder from Favorites Menu. The Links folder will not be recreated. Exit Registry and Reboot.

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