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Windows 7: Unable to change or save file to any directory!

31 Jan 2011   #1
adyghost

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Unable to change or save file to any directory!

Hi everybody. About 2 days ago I noticed that all of a sudden my scroll and progress bars, and all of the prompt windows (save, open file, etc.) changed to a Windows 98 style! I didn't think anything of it until I tried to save an image through Firefox and it wouldn't bring up the prompt to choose a location. Initially I thought it to be exclusive to Firefox, but later I had worked on an Word document and when I tried to Save As... the exact same thing, a flash indicating that it tried to open the location window and that's it. Every program does the exact same thing, no way to bring up a location menu or change directory.

Does anybody have any idea as to what can cause this?

Thanks.


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31 Jan 2011   #2
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