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Windows 7: Adding categories to my computer view


29 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Adding categories to my computer view

I would like the view of my computer to include more information.

Currently displays: Hard Drives, Devices with removable storage.

I would like to add: Devices, Printers and faxes to this view.

As in merging these two windows to be displayed as one (I don't mind if it has to be a new custom folder and not the actual "Computer view")

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29 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

You could use QTTabs. that way you'll have a tab of Devices and faxes.

QTTabBar - QuizoApps
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29 Nov 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Ryan,

This should do the trick for you.

Devices and Printers - Add to My Computer

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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29 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rustberger View Post
You could use QTTabs. that way you'll have a tab of Devices and faxes.

QTTabBar - QuizoApps
Thanks, I followed your link and installed, couldn't see a shortcut to the UI anywhere though. Didn't break my back trying to find it though as wasn't quite what I was looking for.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Ryan,

This should do the trick for you.

Devices and Printers - Add to My Computer

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Thanks Brink, that's close enough!

And a whole new tutorial just for me?

I was hoping the groups within devices and printers would be listed side-by-side with the devices in computer, as opposed to a shortcut to the devices and printers folder (there is one of these in the navigation pane anyway).

+rep owed (this spreading around rule is proving unfair thus far)
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29 Nov 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome Ryan.

Yeah, that would be better. I haven't found a way to add them like that so far though.
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