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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Up to parent folder button

30 Oct 2010   #1
tbone1321

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Windows Explorer Up to parent folder button

Ok I just found this online and It is great hope someone else will like it. It adds the go up one parent folder as opposed to the back button wich is just the last thing you where on.

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30 Oct 2010   #2
Lykho

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

I actually prefer their new clickable address bar type thing.
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30 Oct 2010   #3
tbone1321

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

yeah its good unless you are using winodws snap and it cuts some off
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30 Oct 2010   #4
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

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30 Oct 2010   #5
tbone1321

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

cool I just was searching around and found it
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30 Oct 2010   #6
Lykho

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tbone1321 View Post
yeah its good unless you are using winodws snap and it cuts some off
I'm not even sure what 'snap' is.
in my experience it has always managed to squeeze in, at the very least, the folder you're in, and its parent folder. the wider the folder is, the more grandparent folders it will show...that merely makes it even quicker than an 'up' button.
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30 Oct 2010   #7
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

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01 Nov 2010   #8
tbone1321

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Thanks
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