IE6 gives error when trying to save favorite

Joachim von Thadden j.thadden at
Fri Mar 19 15:48:34 CST 2004

Am Fre, Mär 19, 2004 at 03:02:42 -0500 schrieb mcrowe at
> I have installed IE6 on my Redhat 9 laptop (Frank's Corner,
> Method 3).  When I go to a site and try to save it
> as a favorite, I get the rather odd message:
> A filename cannot contain any of the following characters:
> \/:*?"<>
> I know this is a standard microsoft convention, and suspect it is for some reason using such a character to create the favorites file, perhaps,  but am not sure what to do.
> Can anyone advise?

Very easy advise: This is known not to work! Neither in plain Wine nor
in Crossover.

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          Never run a touchy system!!!"

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