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Windows 7: have the address bar display the folder tree like Windows XP

03 May 2012   #1
Mike89

Windows 7 Pro, x64
 
 
have the address bar display the folder tree like Windows XP

I wish there was a way to have the address bar display the folder tree like Windows XP did instead of the "previous locations" it does now which is utterly useless to me. I don't even use it because it really displays nothing to help in navigation.


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03 May 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Mike,

That's what the navigation pane is usually for now, but you should be able to click on the arrows in the address bar's path to be able to navigate to a folder as well like below.
have the address bar display the folder tree like Windows XP-arrow.jpg
If that doesn't work for you, then you might give the free program Classic Shell a try to see how it may work for you. It will have a folder tree in the address bar. :)
have the address bar display the folder tree like Windows XP-dropdown.png
Hope this helps,
Shawn


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