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Windows 7: Explorer window file path/search toolbar won't unlock

20 Sep 2018   #11

Windows 7 Pro 64bit

It's been this way for months, so I've rebooted many times. I wish that would fix it, but thank you for suggesting solutions.

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20 Sep 2018   #12

Windows 7 HP 64

My Explorer toolbar is locked and I can enlarge file path section and decrease the Search bar. Don't understand why you cant.
You have a exceptional computer. Is it a company computer?
Did you look at group policies (gpedit.msc)? You may have a restriction set.
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20 Sep 2018   #13

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Meisha View Post
... I've rebooted many times. ...
yes, but did you run 'sfc /scannow' (as advised) between each reboot?
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20 Sep 2018   #14
F22 Simpilot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I HATE when people can't do what was posted.

Do an sfc /scannow. That may fix your issue. If not, a repair install may work. If not, you have some software or something interfering.
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