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19 Dec 2009   #1

7 x64 Ultimate
Computer folders question

Why do inaccessible shortcuts to folders appear in the folder view?

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19 Dec 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RogerR View Post
Why do inaccessible shortcuts to folders appear in the folder view?
As pointer for older application installers. Some are locked, some inaccessible, there is nothing the user can edit in them

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19 Dec 2009   #3
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Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.

They don't by default, unless you have changed the views options for hidden folders etc.

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