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Windows 7: Explorer issues (no description in description column)

28 Feb 2014   #1
jonnyhotchkiss

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Explorer issues (no description in description column)

Description isn't populated for applications (exe's) in Windows Explorer (like Artist isn't populated for .m4a, where AudioShell is a workaround)



Any workaround?


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28 Feb 2014   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

I don't understand? The screen capture you show has a File Description. What .exe does not have one. If the info is not in the file then Windows Explorer can't display it.
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28 Feb 2014   #3
jonnyhotchkiss

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

My bad. I was using the Description column. I needed the File Description column.

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28 Feb 2014   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

The .exe that doesn't show a file description does not have that information in it for Windows Explorer to display. There is nothing you can do to change that as far as I know. It gets put in the executable at compile time when the .exe is created.
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