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Windows 7: Folders on desktop not showing what's inside

03 Aug 2011   #31
bordercollie

Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium
 
 

MissBrb - I had to try what you said has worked for you but alas, it did not work for moi.


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05 Aug 2011   #32
bordercollie

Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium
 
 

OK, out of the blue (not BSOD. LOL) all of a sudden, my desktop folders have pages showing !!!
I didn't do anything - no updates, no registry tweaks nothing.
I'm just happy they are showing life, I mean contents instead of empty folders.
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05 Aug 2011   #33
bru

Win 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bordercollie View Post
OK, out of the blue (not BSOD. LOL) all of a sudden, my desktop folders have pages showing !!!
I didn't do anything - no updates, no registry tweaks nothing.
I'm just happy they are showing life, I mean contents instead of empty folders.
I figured someone would report they started working. Aren't computers fun. Glad they are working for you.

Of course mine still are wonky, and not just the desktop but my beloved music folders as well .
More questions about how folders contents are displayed
I have my workaround for some of it but my obsessive-compulsive tendencies would really like to have this solved.
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05 Aug 2011   #34
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

For you all, you may have to try running sfc /scannow more than once.
If there are custom themes installed, remove them to see if that helps. the above procedure should reset any theme customization.
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29 Nov 2011   #35
KremmenUK

MSDN Home Premium
 
 

I'm watching this because I have exactly the same problem - still.

One day a month on average I will get the 'pages' showing then empty from there on.

Isn't it annoying
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