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Windows 7: explorer.exe is messed up

13 May 2010   #1
pakZ

Win7 x64
 
 
explorer.exe is messed up

hey everyone..

after customizing (or playing around with) my win7 a bit more, i ended up with a messed up explorer tree.

does anyone have a solution on how to fix it?
i've been using a couple of tools like winbubbles, right-click extender, visual styles and stuff like that.. yet, i don't recall which caused this issue.



regards

jan.


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13 May 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

If you want your explorer tree to look the other way, you have to right click in blank space somewhere in the navigation pane and de-select "Show All Folders".

information   Information
Note: The Libraries Icon should show up in your explorer tree, I've just disabled it in mine.


Not Showing All Folders:

explorer.exe is messed up-explorertree.png


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13 May 2010   #3
kucing13

 

system restore always come in handy. Well not always,but you could try
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16 May 2010   #4
pakZ

Win7 x64
 
 

oh my..

it's been the "show folder options". thanks alot for pointing that out.. feeling kinda stupid right now ;|
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