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Windows Explorer Title Bar - Display Full Path in Windows 8

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    Windows Explorer Title Bar - Display Full Path in Windows 8

    Windows Explorer Title Bar - Display Full Path in Windows 8
    How to Display the Full Path in Title Bar of File Explorer in Windows 8 and 8.1
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    31 Jul 2012
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    How to Display Full Path in Title Bar of File Explorer in Windows 8 and 8.1

    information   Information
    This tutorial will show you how to display either the name or full path of an opened folder in the title bar of File Explorer in only your user account in Windows 8.

    Unlike previous versions of Windows, this will work no matter what theme you are using.


    EXAMPLE: Name or Full Path in Title Bar of File Explorer

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    Windows Explorer Title Bar - Display Full Path in Windows 8 OPTION ONE Windows Explorer Title Bar - Display Full Path in Windows 8
    To Display Name or Full Path in File Explorer Title Bar using Folder Options

    1. Open Folder Options, click/tap on the View tab, and do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.

    2. To Display Name of Opened Folder in File Explorer Title Bar
    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Check the Display the full path in the title bar conflicts box, and click/tap on OK.

    3. To Display Full Path of Opened Folder in File Explorer Title Bar

    A) Uncheck the Display the full path in the title bar box, and click/tap on OK.

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    Windows Explorer Title Bar - Display Full Path in Windows 8 OPTION TWO Windows Explorer Title Bar - Display Full Path in Windows 8
    To Display Name or Full Path in File Explorer Title Bar using a REG File Download


    Note   Note
    The .reg files below are for the registry key and value below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CabinetState

    FullPath DWORD

    0 = display name
    1 = display full path



    1.
    Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.

    2. To Display Name of Opened Folder in File Explorer Title Bar

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.

    Display_Folder_Name_in_Windows_Explorer_Title_Bar.reg

    download

    B) Go to step 4 below.

    3. To Display Full Path of Opened Folder in File Explorer Title Bar

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.

    Display_Full_Path_in_Windows_Explorer_Title_Bar.reg

    download

    B) Go to step 4 below.

    4. Save the .reg file to the desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to Merge it.

    6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK.

    7.
    When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.



    That's it,
    Shawn
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    New Delhi
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    Windows 8 Pro Retail x64


    gud one Shawn..!!
    thanx

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    Thank you Neeraj.
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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    Nice tutorial, thanks.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome Dave.
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