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How do I turn on the Folder tree in the navigation pane?

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    Windows 8.1 64 bit x64-based processor

    How do I turn on the Folder tree in the navigation pane?


    I want to be able to hover over folders in my navigation pane and have them expand and then expand again in order that I can drag and drop files into the correct folders. How do I do this? Currently nothing happens when I hover.

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


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    control panel > file options (folder options)
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    Windows 8.1 64 bit x64-based processor


    Thanks, but I've got the same boxes that you have checked and nothing's changed. I don't have 'Navigation pane' in my drop down tho? Which option is it? Any further advice?
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    you got 8 sorry - believe it is on generals tab
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    Windows 8.1 64 bit x64-based processor


    Thanks buddy appreciate that
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