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Windows 7: How to show path in Windows Explorer / Windows Explorer Replacements?

21 May 2011   #1
juanantoniod

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
How to show path in Windows Explorer / Windows Explorer Replacements?

Hello everyone,

I am working with my external HDD, on which I have placed most of my data files. Windows Explorer finds the files okay, but when I go to the file location, nowhere on the screen does it show the complete path of the file. [See attached screen capture to see what I am seeing.] I would like to know the full path of the file I am working with.

How can I either:

a) Make Windows Explorer display the complete path of the file; or

b) Use an alternative to Windows Explorer to do this?

If the latter, can you please suggest some good Windows Explorer replacements? I remember reading about a good one, but I cannot find the reference. So, suggestions are greatly appreciated!

Thanks for your help!




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21 May 2011   #2
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Hold SHIFT > Right-click the files in question > Copy as path
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22 May 2011   #3
juanantoniod

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks for the response. I tried this and it did not work. Basically, I just want it to show the complete path of a file in the search results in Windows Explorer, like it does when you are just 'browsing' files in Windows Explorer -- it shows the full and complete path at the top of the screen. But when a file comes up under a search result, it does not show that information on the screen.
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22 May 2011   #4
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

This is the Directory when Doing a Search - the File path would be the File name added on along with it's Extension.

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Or you can have Windows Display its File Path constantly - This only works with Windows Classic theme only

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Or just Single click the Explorer Bar at the top to display the Current file path

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Hope This Helps,
Josh


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20 Aug 2011   #5
juanantoniod

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thank you to both logicearth and Shadowjk!

I went back to give you both 'rep' for your helpful input, but the icon for doing so is not there.

Just wanted to tell you how much I appreciate your help!

Take good care,
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