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(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you attempt to create a new Web folder, the Web Folder wizard may seem to complete successfully, but you do not have a new icon in Web Folders.
You may see a shortcut in the Network Neighborhood folder.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To resolve this issue, use Regedit to add the IsShortcut value to the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\lnkfileTo do so:
The IsShortcut links the shortcut in Network Neighborhood to Web Folders. If the shortcut is missing in Web Folders, Internet Explorer cannot open the Web Folder.
Article ID: 252617 - Last Review: January 27, 2007 - Revision: 2.2