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Windows 7: Windows 7 Details View not showing details/data

03 Jul 2014   #1
JLH1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 
Windows 7 Details View not showing details/data

I need a little help with something that seems simple. I am using Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. I have changed the columns in Details view in a folder. However Windows is not populating those columns, so what am I missing? This holds true on both my network drives and my local drives, so I checked my indexing options and they are set to index my local drives, so I assumed that should have at least worked. Any help would be very much appreciated.




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05 Jul 2014   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums JLH1. Try this:

Right click an empty area in that folder> Sort by> More

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Scroll down the list and make sure the categories you want are checked> OK

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05 Jul 2014   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

@Bill,

They should already be checked since the columns are showing in the folder's window. JLH1, is wondering why the information is not showing in the columns instead.


@JLH1, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The columns will only have the information if the file has it included in it's metadata. I see the same as you with my .msg files.
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05 Jul 2014   #4
A Guy

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Ahhh thanks Shawn. I'm a large icon guy myself I assume certain file types will not display certain details if they aren't available.

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07 Jul 2014   #5
JLH1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Thanks Brink. What you said obviously makes sense, so do we know how or if it can be fixed?
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07 Jul 2014   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Unfortunately, there's nothing that can be done since the metadata isn't there to use for the columns.
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