Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: win7 file explorer nanny state

27 Sep 2012   #1
Zenith49

Win 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
win7 file explorer nanny state

I am a LONG time xp user who has switched my netbook over to win7. All I can say is ACK. File explorer really doesn't appear to want to show me all the files in a folder nor will it show me the extensions.

Please tell me there are hidden options to make it show me everything and stop trying to protect me from myself.

I didn't exactly use the prescribed method for installing win7 as I just cloned my netbook hd onto an ssd and then installed win7 32bit as an update. I need to move some files from the hd to the ssd and they don't even show up in explorer. Hell, these files may be in windows_old, but they're just not showing up.

Help?

Z.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

27 Sep 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Sep 2012   #3
edwar

7 x64
 
 

Yeah go into Folder Options in Control Panel.

You can also use Classic Shell for more options.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 win7 file explorer nanny state




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Wifi Dongle prevents Sleep State in Win7
Hi, I am new here and totally desperate. I narrowed down the problem to the fact that USB flash drives and WiFi dongles (these devices have been tested sofar) prevent the pc to enter sleep state (energy saving). When I detach the dongle or the drive sleep state immediately works fine, with the...
Performance & Maintenance
Recover a Solid State Drive For Use After a Failed Win7 Install Attemp
A couple of months ago I began the process of upgrading from XP/Pro to Win 7/Pro x64. It's been a 'rocky road' but I'm 'almost there now.' I started with the intention of running two 120 Gb SSDs in RAID1 as home for my OS and program files. At every turn I encountered the mantra "RAID is not a...
Hardware & Devices
Internet Explorer Unusable State Using Firefox Need IE Sometimes
Hello, Not long after purchasing a Dell Inspiron Desktop Computer Internet Explorer stopped working. I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64-32-bit OS. Explorer only shows part of the page .... It's hard to explain. It's not obvious what's missing. Sometimes it comes up just blank. When I load...
Browsers & Mail
Local State.TMP in google Chrome file
Wonder why Google Chrome has endless Local State~RF1ab586.TMP type files? I found a couple of hundred of these files. Since they are Temp. how can I clean them up? Where are they used for?
Browsers & Mail
Eraser/Shredder for Win7 (Solid State HD)
Hi all, I was using Eraser and it seemed to work just fine on my laptop but there seem to be issues using it on my gaming PC. I built the PC from scratch (honestly, I'm still amazed every single time it boots up successfully) and went for Solid State Memory, as it's a gaming PC. I don't know if...
Software
moving files and defragmentation state of file/folder
When you move or copy files from one folder and/or drive to another...if the original file(s) is fragmentated...will the file be moved as is or will the file be placed in the new location in a relatively none fragmented state ? Or...do you have to defragment the drive/file first before moving...
Performance & Maintenance

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:00.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App