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Windows 7: How do I get Explorer Status bar to display total file size?

05 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
How do I get Explorer Status bar to display total file size?

This problem is very annoying.

In Windows XP when I open a folder, a music folder for example, it would display the total number of files in the folder and the total file size. Windows 7 does not do this, which is fine, I thought, I'll just highlight all the files with Ctrl+A, doesn't work, I have to click on 'Show more details' which is hassle.

And why such a arbitrary number 15?

Is there a registry modification to increase this number? To say, 9999?

*edit* Found the solution in this thread. Mod can delete this junk post, thanks!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Feb 2014   #2

Windows 7 Professional
Simple BHO to enable this feature?

Hi all,

My mistake posting on this thread rather than the other one (linked to above by 0pTical). Post moved.

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