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Windows 7: Windows 7 Explorer not showing Computer

21 Oct 2009   #11


i can but it doesn't make a difference.
Somehow i think our problem is that for the current user there is a restriction on the access to computer

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10 Jul 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium

has anyone solved this? i have exact the same problem, and i have no idea how to fix it.
i would really appreciate some help with it
[sorry for my English, still learning]
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20 Jan 2012   #13
Philip Goddard

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Please, somebody, was ckoiner's issue of non-display of Computer resolved, and how? I would really like to know, because I have exactly the same issue. And because Computer doesn't show up in the folder tree pane, file browsing dialogs for opening or saving files in applications often don't work now, and I can't use my regular FTP client (Wise-FTP) at all because of this problem - it clearly using an Explorer based listing in its 'local' pane.

My regular file manager still works fine, and for the moment I'm using its (basic, non-multithreaded and unfortunately non-secure) FTP facility to make do while I wait to get the Explorer issue resolved. In my case the issue has arisen in a late stage of my installing all my software (some 70 programs) onto a new PC running Win7 Home Premium x64. So far I haven't been able to get any sense about this issue from the hopelessly inadequate MS Support people on the MS Support Forum.

I do think it looks as though some security setting has been covertly applied, which hides Computer in all Explorer windows and dialogs - but I am already in an admin account, so I cannot change things by changing from guest to admin.
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20 Jan 2012   #14
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Click Start/right click in blank spot/properties/Display as a link
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20 Jan 2012   #15

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

Not sure that is going to help - if Phillip's issue id the same as the OP - there ,may be an issue with the registry.


Export these two keys into .reg files and post them up:



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20 Jan 2012   #16
Philip Goddard

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Thanks for your interest. Here are the particular key contents:










[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\UIPI\Clipboard\Exceptio nFormats]











I only hope that all the above means more to you than it does to me! :)
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20 Jan 2012   #17

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

Hi Phil,

Any reason you can think of why your in proc server entry is this:

Fan Luzhengwuxun ╴ Linlu whole ㍭ Gan Benji ㍬ ⸲ soup l

I was rather expecting it to be:


What input language are you using?
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20 Jan 2012   #18

Windows 10 Pro x64

I don't believe in any language that procserver entry is valid .
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20 Jan 2012   #19

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

No, exactly - he has several entries in Simplified Chinese.

They don't make much sense - my Chinese is poor , tho.
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20 Jan 2012   #20
Philip Goddard

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

What??? Absolutely no idea why "Fan Luzhengwuxun ╴ Linlu whole ㍭ Gan Benji ㍬ ⸲ soup l" is there instead of "%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll".

I've just checked in my registry, and the latter, correct, data is there, and I see no sign of anything peculier, so I don't know how it could have got corrupted in my exporting the key from Registrar Lite. So, whatever is in my post of the exported keys, that particular data is actually correct in my computer.
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