Expand the Add Favorites dialog box in Internet Explorer.

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This setting controls whether the expanded dialog box should be shown when a website URL is added to the Internet Explorer favorites.
Level: Recommended For Novice Users
By using this tweak you can change appearance of dialog box which is shown when a site is added to the internet explorer favorites. You can make this dialog box expanded or size it to normal. For this, go to start > run menu, enter "regedit" and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a dword value "addtofavoritesexpanded", if this value does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value to "1" which can expand favorites dialog, or "0" for the normal size. The changes take effect after a restart or logoff. When editing the registry it is highly recommended to run a quick scan for optimization, you can test your system now for free.


First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Go to <b> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\]</b>, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "AddToFavoritesExpanded" in "Main" key.
Next, right-click on "AddToFavoritesExpanded" and click on 'Modify'.
Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: AddToFavoritesExpanded
  • Data Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
  • Enabled Value: 1
  • Disabled Value: 0
  • Action Type: Add an Entry

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