Server 2012 – Add Favorites via Group Policy Preferences

With the removal of the Internet Explorer Maintenance section in the Group Policy settings since IE10, adding user favorites is still a fairly simple process with Group Policy Preferences.


User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings > Shortcuts
Right-click Shortcuts > New > Shortcut

Action: Update
Name: JacksSmirkingRevenge
Target type: URL
Location: Explorer Favorites
Target URL:

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