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Windows 7: Question: Windows 7 cannot view My Computer panel

03 Apr 2012   #1
kakashi

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Question: Windows 7 cannot view My Computer panel

Okay, so I recently installed Windows 7 Enterprise and did a little tweaking to my Policy Editor to enable CLT-ALT-DEL at login. I applied and saved and rebooted my computer.

After the reboot, everything looked and felt normal with the exception of my Windows Explorer. As I look to the left of the panel, I see everything except "My Computer" or my local drives. This is where I would need to go to view and access my files. I can still manually type in C: or D: etc but I rather have ease of access with a mouse click.

I searched online for an answer and every time I would find a solution it was to enable / disable view of certain drives on Policy Editor (in which I have it as disabled), or to use the folder options menu to enable view of all drive letters (in which case wasn't what I needed either). I have also checked disk management to see if my drives were "online" and they all were.

Is there a fix for this? If you need more information, please let me know! Thanks in advance!




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03 Apr 2012   #2
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kakashi View Post
Okay, so I recently installed Windows 7 Enterprise and did a little tweaking to my Policy Editor to enable CLT-ALT-DEL at login. I applied and saved and rebooted my computer.

After the reboot, everything looked and felt normal with the exception of my Windows Explorer. As I look to the left of the panel, I see everything except "My Computer" or my local drives. This is where I would need to go to view and access my files. I can still manually type in C: or D: etc but I rather have ease of access with a mouse click.

I searched online for an answer and every time I would find a solution it was to enable / disable view of certain drives on Policy Editor (in which I have it as disabled), or to use the folder options menu to enable view of all drive letters (in which case wasn't what I needed either). I have also checked disk management to see if my drives were "online" and they all were.

Is there a fix for this? If you need more information, please let me know! Thanks in advance!
Try to system restore to before you made any changes in group policy.
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03 Apr 2012   #3
kakashi

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

i didn't set up a system restore point... I'm pretty there's a policy that i'm missing or something.
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