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Windows 7: Need Help | Cant View Folders in Tile


14 Sep 2010   #21

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

What am I missing here that says that you can't simply go back to a point in time before all of the experimentation/whatever began? Even if this means you have to reinstall some program that you've installed in the meantime, I would think that a System Restore would do the job without having to mess around directly with the registry.

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14 Sep 2010   #22

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LeeWhittington View Post
Also go to the following location and delete BagMRU

Quote:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam

This key is not available for me in the registry
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14 Sep 2010   #23

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
What am I missing here that says that you can't simply go back to a point in time before all of the experimentation/whatever began? Even if this means you have to reinstall some program that you've installed in the meantime, I would think that a System Restore would do the job without having to mess around directly with the registry.

I have never been a fan of System Restore and never have it on it has always failed whenever i had to rely on it.
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14 Sep 2010   #24

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

The two things that I finally did seems to have worked for me on a 64 bit Windows 7 OS

1) removed uxtheme patch, will be reinstalling it now

2) followed steps mentioned in the following article

Folder Template - Default
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14 Sep 2010   #25

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Glad to hear that you've solved the problem.

I can not recommend the failure to use System Restore points, which is not the same as system repair, sytem image restore.

System Restore, in Win 7 works perfectly, not like we had in Vista.

System Restore has saved me from having to do a 100% reinstall several times.

I recommend using System Restore VERY STRONGLY!

WIN | type What is System Restore | Enter key

where WIN is the key with the wavy flag.
System Restore
System Restore Point - Create
Startup Repair
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
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16 May 2011   #26

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
This solved it

JosephPatrick's linked solution was the one which solved the problem (get ride of Extended Tiles in Explorer.

I believe my problem resulted from migration from Vista to Windows 7. On my older XP system I just installed Windows 7 and that system did not have Extended Tiles. I believe it was a "lingering effect" of the registry setting for Vista.

Thank you for the easy and effective solution.

< david

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by josephpatrick View Post
The two things that I finally did seems to have worked for me on a 64 bit Windows 7 OS

1) removed uxtheme patch, will be reinstalling it now

2) followed steps mentioned in the following article

Folder Template - Default
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2012   #27

x64
 
 

your all thick as two short planks! anyone tried system restore yet to befofe folder background changer was installed??? derrrrr! IT WORKED FOR ME 100%
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