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Windows 7: Can the address bar always show the address?

12 Feb 2013   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
Can the address bar always show the address?

Is there a way for the address bar to always show the address bar? The address bar normally looks like this.

When you click on the address bar, it will show the address like this:

Is it possible for the address bar to always show the address like it does in the second picture?

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13 Feb 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home 64, Vista Ultimate 64

Classic Shell has a setting for that - "Disable breadcrumbs".
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13 Feb 2013   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

clikcing the dropdown arrow at the end of the bar will show the address, it wont show permanently but will at least show it.
i personally find the breadcrumbs useful as i can go straight to the root folder in one click than going back button several times if there are a few subfolders.
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13 Feb 2013   #4

Windows 7 64-bit

Okay cool, thanks guys. I'll check out classic shell.
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