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Folder Options - Add or Remove View Items in Windows 8


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Folder Options - Add or Remove View Items in Windows 8
This tutorial will show you how to add (restore) or remove the default Advanced settings items from within the View tab in Folder Options for all users in Windows 8 and 8.1.
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Add or Remove Default Items from Folder Options View Tab in Windows 8 amd 8.1
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This tutorial will show you how to add (restore) or remove the default Advanced settings items from within the View tab in Folder Options for all users in Windows 8 and 8.1.
Add or Remove Default Items from Folder Options "View" Tab in Windows 8 and 8.1

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This tutorial will show you how to add (restore) or remove the default Advanced settings items from within the View tab in Folder Options for all users in Windows 8 and 8.1.

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EXAMPLE: Folder Options
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Here's How:

1. In the table below, click/tap on the add or remove Download button for the setting you want to download it's .reg file.

2. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

3. Double click/tap on the .reg file to merge it.

4. If prompted by UAC, click/tap on Yes.

5. If open, close and reopen Folder Options to see the change.

6. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

Advanced Settings

ADD

REMOVE

Always show icons, never thumbnails

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Always show menus

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Display file icon on thumbnails

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Display file size information in folder tips

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Display the full path in the title bar

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Hidden file and folders

  • Don't show hidden files, folders, or drives
  • Show hidden files, folders, and drives

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Hide empty drives in the Computer folder

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Hide extensions for known file types

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Hide folder merge conflicts

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Hide protected operating system files

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Launch folder windows in a separate process

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Restore previous folder windows at logon

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Show drive letters

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Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in color

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Show pop-up description for folder and desktop items

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Show preview handlers in preview pane

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Show status bar

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Use check boxes to select items

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Use Sharing Wizard

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When typing into list view

  • Automatically type into the Search Box
  • Select the typed item in the view

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That's it,
Shawn


 
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