I used my favorites in Win7 and Win8 because it gave me one click access to commonly used items.
Well, here comes Win10, and the Quick Access concept. Nice enough, but not the same. But it contained my migrated favorites, so I was not too unhappy. But, the other day, “something” happened, I am sure I did it, but I will be damned if I can figure out what. Bottom line was that my single-click links were no longer there.
Today I had a little time to dig in and figure it out. After reading a ton of blog-o-sphere stuff, and some useless Technet and equally useless forum postings, I found something that I figured couldn’t hurt to try:
Run command prompt as admin and type the following command:
Happiness. Now my stuff is back. All I need to do know is figure out what, why, when, and how.