How to Add a Folder or Library to Windows Explorer Favorites in Windows 7

By default, the Favorites section in the navigation pane in Windows Explorer contains Desktop, Downloads and Recent Places. Here is how to place a custom folder, drive or Library to the Favorites (previously, Favorite Links) in Windows 7.

Browse to the folder, drive or Library that you want to add to Favorites. Right-click Favorites and click Add Location in Browser to Favorites.

Alternately you can drag the object to the Favorites area in order to create a shortcut there.

To delete a favorite, right-click the favorite, click Delete, and then click Yes. This only deletes the shortcut, not the files or folders that the shortcut points to.

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