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Windows 7: Drive Problem after reformatting from windows 8.1 to 7

20 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Drive Problem after reformatting from windows 8.1 to 7

I was using Windows 8.1 Enterprise before then I decided to go back to Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit just for a change. So I did. But after that, my Drive D: became inaccessible and what I did to fix and to access it again was the permission. And it worked but after that the Drive D: became somewhat weird. I will attach a screenshot on what I am talking about.

While I was still in Windows 8.1 there is no "File folder" in there. So I wonder if this is normal in Windows 7 because I haven't used it in a long time.

8 to 7
Drive D: inaccessible
Change D: permissions
Filder folder thing

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22 Feb 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Devlin, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It seems like you are talking about the folder view settings.

Your top screenshot is in a library. You could click on View -> Group by -> (None) to no longer see the files in the folder grouped by folders like that.
File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by
Your bottom screenshot is just a folder in details view.
File and Folder Arrangement - Change in Windows Explorer Window
Hope this helps, :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thank you so much!!!
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23 Feb 2014   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome. :)
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