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Windows 7: Color Folder Text

08 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Color Folder Text

Okay, it's been a while since I have posted here but while scanning through folders on my computer in an attempt to find my desktop background, that I deleted but still have set as my desktop background that I want to keep when I do a clean install, I came across two folders that had blue text (image below) and I was wanting to know how I can make other folders colored too.

EDIT: I went to open the folders with colored text and ALL of the folders and files within them had blue text too.

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Color Folder Text-colortext.png Color Folder Text-coloredfile.png Color Folder Text-moarfolders.png Color Folder Text-moarfiles.png 
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08 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

When a folder/file name is in blue, it's indicating that said file/folder is compressed. It's not a customization feature. Sorry!
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08 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Alright thanks for the reply.
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08 Jul 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

No problem!
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08 Jul 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You wouldn't happen to know how I can find my current desktop background, not the original file because I deleted it but the one that my computer is loading as the background, so I can set it as my desktop background when I do a clean install.
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08 Jul 2010   #6

windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

I used:

Folder Background - Change

It did exactly what you're asking for, an extra feature I didn't need was the folder background change. Just remember to switch things back to normal if you want to change back to defaults as it doesn't undo them when removed!

EDITED: I hope that helps and that's what you were looking for!

strange, the link is not what I put up! This is the program I used: worked great for changing text colour!
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08 Jul 2010   #7
Fathther Jack

Windows 7 x64

If you're looking for the folder where Windows stores the desktop wallpapers the path is:-
C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper. Inside that there will be several folders, it'll be in one of them.
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01 Oct 2010   #8

Windows 7

this works for me give it a try..

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Folder Options in the Control Panel.
  3. Note: If Folder Options is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
  4. Select the View tab in the Folder Options window.
  5. Uncheck Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in
  6. Click OK to save the changes.
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