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Folder option(open each folder in same window and show hidden folder )is not wor

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  • Started 6 years ago by santoshjhanet
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santoshjhanet
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Hi
In folder optin in xp the above option is not working.I have tried editing in registry but the value whatever i give is not saved. but my system works well on windows 2000,
AND main thing is that I have formated my whole hard disk so there is no chance of virus.
Plz tell me any solution is this problem of hardware or s/w.

Posted 6 years ago
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Scott
Scott
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For Open Each Folder fix,

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/samewindow.htm

From http://www.microsoft.com/resou.....x?mfr=true

Note

Hidden files and folders will appear dimmed to indicate they are not typical items. Usually, hidden files are program or system files that should not be deleted or changed. To display other hidden files, clear the Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) check box.

If you know the name of a hidden file or folder, you can search for it. For more information, click Related Topics.

If you want to see all file name extensions, clear the Hide file extensions for known file types check box.

Posted 6 years ago
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santoshjhanet
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I hope u didn,t understand my problem .The file and folder option is not working.e.g the open window in same is checked but the windows are opening in different windows.
and if i check the show hidden folder radio button the value is not saved and on reopening the view i get the default selected button.

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