IE 11 does not save history when History folder does not have System attribute set and does not create the folder with that attribute

Won’t fix Issue #305582

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Jun 10, 2014
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Repro Steps:

  1. Logon as domain user with roaming profile.
  2. Make sure IE is not running. (No iexplore.exe processes.)
  3. Delete “%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\History”
  4. Start IE.
  5. Observe that history is not saved and “%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\History” does not have System attribute set.

Expected Results:

History should be saved, regardless of whether “%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\History” exists or has the System attribute set when IE is started.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

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      Changed Assigned To from “Ivan P.” to “David W.”

      Changed Assigned To from “David W.” to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Vasu P.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Vasu P.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “By design”

      Changed Assigned To to “Mark Y.”

      Changed Status from “By design”

      Changed Assigned To from “Mark Y.” to “Vasu P.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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      Changed Assigned To from “Vasu P.” to “Rory F.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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      Changed Assigned To from “Rory F.” to “Vasu P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Hari K.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Kamen M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Kamen M.” to “Gege W.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

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