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Make my favorites be expanded by default in Windows Explor

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Make my favorites be expanded by default in Windows Explor


    Hi!
    My windows explorer opens like this before

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    My favorites is expanded by default. I have more than 100 shortcuts on my favorites.


    Now it opens like this
    Favorites is not expanded

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    I want it to be like before or like in the first picture because it was convenient for me.
    Thanks in advance if you know how do I change this back to what I got used to.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,128
    Windows 8.0 x64


    On my system (Windows 8.0 64 bit) if I expand Favorites and close the Explorer window, then next time I open Explorer it is expanded. If I close a folder with Favorites unexpanded, that is how it opens. Did you try clicking the arrow to expand favorites, then closing the folder?

    I don't see any other way to adjust it. In folder options there is just a check box to show favorites or not show them. Nothing about expansion.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Make my favorites be expanded by default in Windows Explor
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