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Windows 7: determining if a folder is empty without opening it

26 Mar 2013   #1
jpathman

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determining if a folder is empty without opening it

Is it possible to determine if a folder is empty without opening it?


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26 Mar 2013   #2
x BlueRobot

 

Right-Click the file, and then go to Properties, here you will see the number of files within the folder.

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26 Mar 2013   #3
Bongo

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Just hover your mouse over it and it should say Empty folder.

Jerry
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26 Mar 2013   #4
jpathman

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That would be wonderful, but doesn't work. I'm in Windows7 OS
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26 Mar 2013   #5
jpathman

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Hovering over it would be great, but doesn't seem to work. I'm on Windows7 OS.
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26 Mar 2013   #6
x BlueRobot

 

We are both using Windows 7, what do you mean?
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26 Mar 2013   #7
derekimo

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Welcome to the forum,

See if option 1 of this tutorial helps,

Pop-up Descriptions - Enable or Disable

It should have been enabled by default, but things do happen.

If it already is enabled, try disabling then re-enabling and see if you get the hover pop-up.
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26 Mar 2013   #8
nilank

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jpathman View Post
That would be wonderful, but doesn't work. I'm in Windows7 OS
Can't you view the properties of the folder? Be more specific.
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26 Mar 2013   #9
jpathman

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Thanks Derekimo!
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26 Mar 2013   #10
x BlueRobot

 

Has it worked?
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