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Windows 7: Where Did Folder Expanding Go?

20 Nov 2012   #1

Where Did Folder Expanding Go?

Im not sure where to put this, so i chose here.

Anyways, On my old laptop i could be navigating through folders and to the left there would always be a sidebar displaying where i was with all of the folders open and cascading. Since getting my new laptop, this is gone, it only shows the drives and doesnt expand to show where I am.

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20 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Could it be the OS is different? Could you tell me which OS came with the new Laptop? Windows XP, 7, 8?
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20 Nov 2012   #3

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

If Win 7, while in Windows Explorer, click on the Organize dropdown, then go to Layout and ensure that the Navigation Pane is checked.

Navigation Pane - Turn On or Off


Navigation Pane - Turn "Expand to Current Folder" On or Off in Windows
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20 Nov 2012   #4


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 Where Did Folder Expanding Go?

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