1. Do you want to alphabetize Favorites in Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer?

Alphabetizing Favorites in Internet Explorer.

a. Launch Internet Explorer. Click the “Favorites” menu at the top of the screen, or click the “Favorites” button to open the Favorites pane on the left side of the window.

b. Click the “Favorites” tab on the left side of the window if you clicked the “Favorites” button. If you clicked the “Favorites” menu at the top of the screen, skip this step.

c. Right-click any entry on the Favorites list, then click “Sort by Name.” Your Favorites are automatically alphabetized, with folders appearing first on the list.

d. Click the “Favorites” button again to close the Favorites pane if desired.

Alphabetizing Favorites in Windows Explorer.

a. Click “Start” and then click “My Computer” in Windows XP.

b. Browse to “C:” and the “Documents and Settings” folder in Windows XP.

c. Browse to the folder titled after your Windows user name, then browse to the “Favorites” folder.

d. Right-click in an open area of the folder and click “Arrange Icons By” and “Name”, Make sure that the “Ascending” menu item is also selected.

Note that while this allows you to view the items in the Favorites folder alphabetically in Windows Explorer, it does not affect the view order in Internet Explorer.

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