Easily Find and Remove Duplicate URLs in Internet Explorer Favorites

It’s not uncommon to see people ending up with duplicate URLs in their browser Bookmarks/Favorites over a period of time. Finding duplicates by comparing the target URL may be a tedious task especially if you have a lengthy favorites list. Here is an useful tool that can help you easily find and remove duplicate items in Internet Explorer Favorites and Mozilla Firefox Bookmarks.

iCloud – Disable Bookmarks Sychronization

If duplicates are generated automatically no matter how many times you clear them, this may be caused by a synchronizing software running in the system. If you’re using iCloud, uncheck Internet Explorer and/or other browsers in the iCloud Control Panel.


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Then remove the duplicates manually, or use FavoritesView.

FavoritesView displays the list of all your Favorites (of Internet Explorer browser) and bookmarks (of Netscape/Mozilla browsers) in a single page. Each line in the list specifies the title of the item, the URL address, the created/modified date of the bookmark item, and the folder name. FavoritesView also allows you to locate duplicate URL addresses in your Favorites/Bookmarks, or find a specific item by specifying the URL or the title.