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Windows 7: Set Explorer to always display full path in the address bar.

02 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 x64
Set Explorer to always display full path in the address bar.

I've looked but can't find this.

When I left click in Explorer address bar It displays the full normal path.

I want this to be the default option for Explorer. Or can this option be flipped ?

I've tried setting the Classic Theme and setting the property in...
"Organize->Folder and Search Options->view->Display Full Path...."
But this does not work correctly.

How can I display the actual path in the address bar.


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02 Apr 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

The option you mention applies to the title bar (the top title of the whole window, and only when Aero is disabled), not the address bar, which always uses the "breadcrums". There is no way in normal Explorer to replace those.

The Classic Shell project fixes that and a great number of bugs in Explorer and adds new features. One of those precisely tackles the breadcrums problem:
Set Explorer to always display full path in the address bar.-breadcrums.png

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Apr 2015   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

I like Breadcrumbs. I can click on any of the parts and go there. Makes it real easy to navigate back through a series of folders.
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