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Windows 7: Need help with properties!

01 Sep 2014   #1
BeccAi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Need help with properties!

EDIT: Somehow the tab that was missing has started to appear again, don't know how because I haven't done anything but it's back anyway!



I recently re-installed windows 7 ultimate, the same I had the last time on my computer. But I noticed one thing. Before I re-installed windows, all the files, programs, etc. in their "Properties" looked like this:
Tabs in one row only, and also a tab either named "customize" or "icons".

But now all the file and program properties look like this:



It's in swedish, to translate, the tabs within the red lines are

"Safety"
"Information"
"Previous versions"
"General"
"Compability"
"Digital Signatures".

My issue is, before I re-installed windows, the tabs in properties for both files and programs, (anything almost) wasn't lined in two rows like in the picture above, they were only lined in one, just like with folder properties. And I had the ability to change a file or program's icon in "properties". I don't know how get that back, I've tried to google it but I can't find anything on how to fix this. All I can find is people showing how to get "Customize" tab to work in folder properties, but I've always had the "Customize" or "icons" tab in all my program files properties too, and I want it back. Please help!

/Becca


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01 Sep 2014   #2
Tookeri

Windows 7 Pro 32
 
 

Don't know about the single tab row thing. Maybe you for some reason had fewer tabs before so they fit on only one row? These in the picture don't seem to fit in only one.

Regarding the Customize tab: Customize Tab - Add or Remove from Properties
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02 Sep 2014   #3
BeccAi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes they probably only fit in one row before, which I want them to do again, also I want the customize tab on not only folders, but on programs and files too, like I had before.

I already tried that link, and I did what it told me to but I think the customize tab there was just for folders, not programs etc. :/ thanks though
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02 Sep 2014   #4
needsleep

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BeccAi View Post
I already tried that link, and I did what it told me to but I think the customize tab there was just for folders, not programs etc.
Does Microsoft still have free support for install/update issues? I know they did for XP.
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02 Sep 2014   #5
BeccAi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I can install windows updates if I want to, do you mean that may solve it?
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