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Win 7 Explorer ribbon green progress bar of DEATH
Summary: I have a secondary 1Tb hdd which I store strictly movies and mp3's on, my issue is when I open the mp3 folder, which contains roughly 8k+ songs, it ta...

[Solved] how to export video detail info into excel
Summary: this helps a lot! is there a way to export all the data shown in windows explorer on windows 8 (file name, duration, width, height, etc) from the vide...

windows explorer closes all open windoes a lot of times
Summary: i have recently installed windows 8 but the system closes all open windows and folders and if i am copying something from or to my hard disk or remova...

Active Window Tracking Modification
Summary: I've enabled active window tracking and like what it does in Windows Explorer, but I do not like that when I move the cursor to the screen bottom the ...

Win 7 Windows Explorer doesn't display all files in folder
Summary: Using Windows Explorer (Win 7) to display C:\MY Documents\ MS Word(2010)\ documents whose name begin with "2009 -"2012" are shown but those beginning ...

How to resize the default windows explorer folder
Summary: I run MS Office 2000 on Windows 7. Whenever I go through the process of trying to search for or open an existing file the Explorer window opens up t...

how to make external hard disk visible on windows explorer
Summary: I have WD my passport HD 1TB external hard disk for unknown reasons, the second partition cannot be detected but on the computer manage the partition ...

[Solved] How to hide an application
Summary: Is there a way to hide an application from appearing in the "add or remove program" list on windows XP? I am not talking about hiding a folder in the ...

right-click on the program shortcut problem
Summary: strange issue here. when I right-click on the program shortcut and click on ran as administrator. Windows Explorer is resetting when i reboot an enter...

[Solved] unable to create desktop shorcut, or pin on the task bar.
Summary: i accidentally pointed the cursor on the list that pops when clicked on start button and some shortcut was mentioned there now when i mistakenly click...

[Solved] can't unset read-only property on folders
Summary: I copied a folder from a USB flash drive to my hard disk. The program that I want to use to work with those files encounters an error & won't start. ...

[Solved] Can not access directory anymore
Summary: Hello, I have a directory (starting from the root) on my external disk that has many-many (3312 to be exact) little folders, about 300KB each. Problem...

ask.com has locked in as my home page. i cant remove it.
Summary: message from you tube tells me I needed to download adobe flash player and in so doing along comes the spider ( ASK.COM ) has completely taken over as...

[Solved] windows explorer has stopped, constantly restarting
Summary: Following a recent windows update; in the last week or so. At first the message would appear mid screen briefly, but I was able to override it by open...

Internet Explorer doesn't open some sites
Summary: Internet explorer was working great as I need it in some of my work applications. Last night it decided to quit working the is window says " Windows ...

windows explorer not working
Summary: cannot access control panel comes up windows explorer not working, internet works fine but cannot access computer drive panel ...

[Solved] Cannot access hidden folder filled with malware
Summary: [Window 7 home premium] How do I access folders and files when hidden from Windows explorer and "access is denied" from command prompt. Malwarebytes s...

problem opening ms office files
Summary: When I try to open these files from windows explorer the error message "parameter is invalid" comes up. I have no problem opening them from within the...

[Solved] Hard disk detection issue
Summary: I HAVE INTERNAL SEAGATE 500 GB SATA HDD.. BUT WHEN I CONNECTT. IT SHOWS ONLY 4.1GB.. SO WHAT WZS THE ACTUAL PROBLEM IN THAT ...

[Solved] problem on windows explore need to close
Summary: how to solve "windows explorer encoutered a problem and need to close"? this warning comes when i open folders containing videos. ...

[Solved] How do I create a folder, I have tried right clicking & tool
Summary: I cant find Folder options in windows 7. I have tried right clicking and going to tools but cant find it. ...

require an mp3 tag extractor DOS
Summary: I recently posted a question about the extended columns that you can choose from when looking at a folder listing in Windows Explorer. I didn't get a ...

Windows Explorer keeps crashing
Summary: I have Windows Vista Home Premium on my laptop with SP2(not SP1) and my windows explorer keeps crashing(stops responding) every time I open it up. I h...

[Solved] replace i-pod interface with a windows explorer type menu.
Summary: I have just bought a i-Pod Classic 160GB. I would like to compleatly delete the i-pod interface and replace it with a simple win explorer type set-up ...

windows networking: nas box not visible in windows explorer
Summary: I have a small mixed peer-to-peer network comprising 2 Win7 PCs, an iMac and a Win7 laptop and 2 little file servers: a Netgear Stora and a LaCie-2big...

[Solved] win 7 windows explorer can't read directories that can be re
Summary: I have some files that I can read on windows XP. I put them on an external drive. When I connect this drive to a Win 7 machine I can copy the folders ...

why doesn't google work in windows explorer
Summary: google search behaves normally as soon as the search text is input (moves up) but the nothing... no suggestions, no <enter> to go, no search button...

Windows Explorer will not display album art thumbnail!
Summary: I'm sorry for posting such a trivial problem, but I have OCD so bad, and I've tried everything I can find on Google about this! Here's a pic of what's...

[Solved] windows explorer slide show
Summary: Can I change the time for each slide in my XP explorer slide show? 5 secs is too fast. ...

Batch file - windows explorer glitch
Summary: Windows Explorer (Windows XP SP3) regularly changes the display from 'details' to 'icons'. I want to write a batch file to save repeatedly going thro...

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