The "Enable personalized favorites menu" option in Internet Explorer 7 does not hide your less frequently used favorites as expected

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Symptoms
After you enable the Enable personalized favorites menu option in Windows Internet Explorer 7, your less frequently used favorites are unexpectedly still displayed on the Favorites menu.

Note To enable this option, click to select the Enable personalized favorites menu check box on the Advanced tab in the Internet Options dialog box.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
More information
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257045 "Use Personalized Menus" option in Taskbar and Start menu properties has no effect on Internet Explorer Favorites menu
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257128 Enable Personalized Favorites menu feature does not take effect immediately
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Article ID: 950028 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 10:09:36 - Revision: 1.0

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