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Windows 7: Change win7 "Save As" box to classic winxp box

07 Oct 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
Change win7 "Save As" box to classic winxp box

When I do a "save link as" or "Save as" I get a dialog box with a navigation tree pane on the left side much like windows explorer. How do I switch to the classic windows xp style with big shortcut icons in the left pane as shown here: add shortcuts to "save as" window

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07 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Use the "Favorites" in the tress to achieve the same thing.
You can add new shortcuts here: C:\Users\[username]\Links
Or just drag a folder or file to the "Favorites" section to create a link.
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07 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

+1 Great suggestion, logicearth!
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