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Windows 7: Documents folder has lost options

31 Jan 2016   #1
Mickyd

Windows 7 & Windows 8.1
 
 
Documents folder has lost options

I have noticed in my livrary the documents folder has lost it`s "group by" and "sort by" options sort by is shaded out - is there anyway to get these back

Thanks Mick


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31 Jan 2016   #2
MarkP15

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Hi Mick,

Could you take a screenshot of the problem and upload it please?

Kind Regards,

Mark
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31 Jan 2016   #3
Mickyd

Windows 7 & Windows 8.1
 
 

I should have thought of that i hope this is ok this what come up as you can see the options are missing


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31 Jan 2016   #4
MarkP15

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Can you try this?


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31 Jan 2016   #5
Mickyd

Windows 7 & Windows 8.1
 
 

I have done that and they are still missing/shaded out
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17 Apr 2016   #6
Mickyd

Windows 7 & Windows 8.1
 
 

I fixed this myself - i created a new documents folder and removed the old one -
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17 Apr 2016   #7
DUFFER

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

GOOD ON YOU!!!! It has been the same since DOS. More often than not it is easier to do an end run rather than charging up the middle fighting the OS all the way.
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