IE History not saving

A client had a problem recently where their VMware View desktops were not saving any browsing History in IE 11.

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The cause turned out to be the system attribute was missing for the History folder in the user profile (%localappdata%).  This can be added back via the command line using the below:

attrib +s "%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\History"

The client is using VMware UEM for profile management so this fix was simple to rol out using logon task. It runs silently by default so a really quick and neat fix.