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Add "Group Description" to a detail to display in a Folder

Q: Add "Group Description" to a detail to display in a Folder

The title pretty much. Here is a picture of what I mean.

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A: Add "Group Description" to a detail to display in a Folder

You do it from within a program for that tag.

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Hi everyone.

I have a question that I am sure would have been answered, but I could not find an answer while searching this great board, so I will ask.

I have set the "choose detail" view for a USB drive root folder that I would like to cascade down through all sub-folders only.
Note: Even though I have specified a USB drive here, I can't make it work on a fixed drive either.

I do not want my already previously set folder in other directories to change. I have looked through the folder view options but just can't seem to get it right. Can anyone help me out please.

Thanks
ASM

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Have Vista Home Premium on 2 computers. Working with music on desktop and want to see "bitrate" on the tracks in the music folder but it isn't listed as a detail option. It is on my laptop. Any suggestions on how to get it on the desktop?

A:Lost "bitrate" as detail folder option

Hi ManorMusic and welcome to Vista Forums


This problem occurs when the folder template is set incorrectly. Here is the Sample Music folder set as Documents. You can see that the items available for the columns in Detail view do not include Bit rate.

To correct this, right click on a blank section and select Customize This Folder...

Select the Customize tab, if not already selected. In the first drop down box under Use this folder type as a template: select Music Details and click OK.

Notice that the items available for the columns in Detail view now include Bit rate. Also notice that the toolbar now includes the Play all button, whereas previously it didn't.

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Hi,

I've recently noticed two entries at the top of the Task Manager which have blank "user name" and "description" fields. The first entry is about 1,300K, and the other is 660K.

When I right click on either, I can select "Perform Administrative Task". If I choose to do so, the blank entries disappear, and the "show processes from all users" box is checked.

I wonder if this is a security issue that Spybot, Windows Defender and AVG Free haven't picked up.

Any advice is greatly appreciated! Thanks!
 

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File "Description" data fields etc. no longer appear in the Windows Explorer "Details" pane. Please see attachment.

Operating system is Windows Vista Home Premium, Version 6.0.6002, Service Pack 2, Build 6002.

ID3 tag data can be edited using MP3Tag editor, but is no longer available for edit in the Windows Explorer "Details" pane.

Any advice about how to restore the data fields in the Windows Explorer "Details" pane would be appreciated.

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Some folders have this enabled.. I can not find a way to disable it. Could anyone give me a hand?
Thanks


The left one is how it is.. Right one is how I want it to be


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Nevermind. They should really put context menu options in the same place as other similar options. Just just in the context menu!!

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in Windows 7 starter.

It was there until today. I tried system restore to no avail.

"Group by" appears when I swap to details view but I don't want that setting.

I always use the "list" setting for files in a folder.

It is greyed out in the View dropdown menu and also in the right click context menu.

What do you reckon?

Can't find a solution here or on google.


Hi all, I've used this excellent forum many times for help without sgning up in the past.

A:"Group By" Folder view option greyed out

Hello Willm, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What are your current "Arrange by" (in library), "View by", "Sort by", and "Group by" set as?

Are you able to use "View by" -> "List" using another option below instead?

File and Folder Arrangement - Change in Windows Explorer Window

File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by

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I have a problem...

Folder view "Group by" setting not saved

-after closing the folder then reopen it
-after a reboot or shutdown


I want to group by > date but it is loosing this setting each time

A:Folder view "Group by" setting not saved

Hello madmax2,

See if after resetting all folder views back to default, you may be able to set it and have it be remembered.

Folder View Settings - Reset All to Default

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Hi,

I hope I'm in the right sub-forum. (Otw. please move, thank you).

There are a few things that I need to do. Tutorials on the web always tell me to open gpedit.msc and then expand the "Preferences" folder under user configuration. However, there is no such folder. Can anyone help me?
I'm on a 64 bit Win 7 Professional.

Regards

A:Group Policy "Preferences" folder missing

Can you give link(s) to the tutorials ?
Here is an SF tutorial for the Group Policy Editor.
The screen prints in this tutorial don't show a Preferences folder.
Local Group Policy Editor - Open

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I have Windows 7 HP x64 (from two different DVDs) on both my PC and one of my laptops. On the PC I can select 'Group by' for a folder, when I right-click, in all folders. On the laptop though many folders have this option greyed out (though not all): for instance I like this option (by date) for the recent folder (C:\Users\Martin\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent). OK on the PC, greyed out on the laptop.

Anyone know why? Thanks,

Martin

A:Folder "group by" option is greyed out

Anyone, please?

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i change the Icon for documents but it is not changing/updating in the "folder" group. I have tried a few things and cannot get it to change. So what can I do to change it?

A:[Help]How can I change the Icons in the "folder" group?

Hello Trenton,

You could modify the DefautIcon key under each registry key below for these folders.
(Music)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{1CF1260C-4DD0-4ebb-811F-33C572699FDE}

(Downloads)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{374DE290-123F-4565-9164-39C4925E467B}

(Pictures)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3ADD1653-EB32-4cb0-BBD7-DFA0ABB5ACCA}

(Videos)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{A0953C92-50DC-43bf-BE83-3742FED03C9C}

(Documents)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{A8CDFF1C-4878-43be-B5FD-F8091C1C60D0}

(Desktop)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{B4BFCC3A-DB2C-424C-B029-7FE99A87C641



Hope this helps,

Shawn

































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Hi,

When our website users click on an html attachment embedded on a web-page in IE9, the download manager will not display the "Open" option. It will only display "Save" and "Cancel" which our users don't like, having to save the
html document in a folder to open it. Whereas, when downloading attachments like pdf, word etc. all three options are displayed. 

Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

A:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

Hi,
As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?
Thanks!


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Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.

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I've messed up a bit and need some help. I was trying to create a folder to back-up Contacts in Outlook 97. I seem to have deleted something crucial because when I go into Outlook and click on Contacts (or Calendar, Journal etc - any of them) I get a message "Unable to display folder. The folder no longer exists".

I have uninstalled and reinstalled all of Office but I still get the same message. Help please.
 

A:Outlook 97 problem. "Unable to display folder. The folder no longer exists".

Problem resolved.
 

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It seems that no matter how I set this, after the next start-up it reverts to "15 minutes".  What registry key controls this?

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Hi
I'm currently trying to finalise group policy settings for my Windows 8 students. All seems to be going well except, I cant for the life of me find out hide to hide 2 remaining items under "This PC", these being the "Access
Media" & "Add a Network Location" icons on the File ribbon (image below), can anyone help please.

A:Hide "Access Media" & "Add a Network Location" icons using Group Policy

Hi,
I think we can deploy script with set-acl powershell command to take ownership with Administrator of following keys, and set Deny permission on Users:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CommandStore\shell\Windows.AddMediaServer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CommandStore\shell\Windows.AddNetworkLocation
SET-ACL on registry key
http://blogs.technet.com/b/brad_rutkowski/archive/2008/09/29/set-acl-on-registry-key.aspx
Image like this:

After doing this, my explorer appears like this: No these 2 options



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TechNet Community Support

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I've searched around the forums and all I can seem to find are people with one or two dead pixels (the absolute max I saw was 8). On the left side of my monitor, I have an extremely large amount of dead pixels. It's about the size of two quarters. It started out small (as a single pixel - then a single line - then a large blob). I've tried just about everything to get rid of it. I've tried massaging it out, using websites/software like www.jscreenfix.com, to no avail. I really don't have the money for a new monitor. Any ideas? Thanks!

Here is an image:[img=http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/5543/img2729c.th.jpg]
 

A:Solved: Large group of "dead"/"stuck" pixels

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I want to use Content Advisor in Internet Explorer 11. I have found a few post that say to use Local Group Policy Editor. However "Content Page" folder does not exist. I have checked the following locations:
Computer Configuration>Administrative Templates>Windows Components>Internet Explorer>Internet Control Panel>
User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel ->

Internet Control Panel has only two folders "security page" and "advanced page". The "Content Page" folder does not exist.

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Hello, I have a problem on my Windows 7 Professional machines restored from an Acronis 11.5 backup where I have a local Security Group "myGROUP" lists several members as unresolved SIDs: S-1-5-21-aaaaaaaaaaaa-bbbbbbbbb-ccccccc-1234. I need to delete
"myGROUP" but when I try to I get the error "The specified account name is not a member of the group."
It appears to be associated with the unresolved user, because I then proceed to remove the SID and hit apply to which I get the same error as before.

I've tried using CMD and Powershell to delete with no success. I've tried deleting the Unknown User profiles. I've looked in the registry to see if I can find the user profiles in the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\ but they
are not listed.
I did however notice that the SID listed in the membership of "myGROUP" was similar to one listed in the ProfileList as the start and end were the same but the middle strings were different:
Unresolved SID: S-1-5-21-aaaaaaaaaaaa-bbbbbbbbb-ccccccc-1234
ProfileList SID: S-1-5-21-dddddddddd-eeeeeeee-fffffff-1234
Could the Acronis restore have changed the SID of my user thus corrupting the local group? Is there any way to fix this?

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Is Windows 7.0 sometimes unable to display a folder that has attribute="hidden"?

A tool associated with Visual Build Pro 8.7 called "Enhanced Zip" seems to be stripping away the "hidden" attribute of an attribute="hidden" folder, after the folder has been added to a zip file.

We are uncertain if "Enhanced Zip" is bugged, and is "un-hiding" folders with attribute="hidden", or if the zipped folder retains attribute="hidden" but Windows 7.0 mistakenly displays it as "Non-Hidden", when you look at the folder's Properties.

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I am trying to organize a folder which will contain sub-folders of jpegs, each with a sample jpeg outside of the sub-folder. This way, if I can get them to stay in the order I want, the opened main folder will display each of my sub-folders, with the sample jpg preceding it (jpg, sub-folder, jpg, sub-folder, jpg, sub-folder). The trouble is, although I have labelled these jpgs, AND the subfolder in the following as follows 1.jpg, 2.jpg(actually a sub-folder, 3.jpg, the folders and jpegs won't necessarilly stay in that order. Often when I come back to the folder, the jpgs and sub-folders have been re-organized into all of the jpgs, then all of the sub-folders, or the other way around. Is there any way to "lock" the jpgs and sub-folders into the order I want them displayed once I've dragged them there? Thanks.

A:"locking in" the order of display in a folder of mixed items

Welcome to TSF!

Click the View menu, point to Arrange Icons by and uncheck Auto Arrange

The name of each item won't matter.

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Hello XP Team

Well the problem that I am going to describe below is not new to me, it happened more than once, but this time I decided to dig in and find out what is exactly happening behind the scenes. I hope to get some active help from you .

When I use to open My Computer folder I use to get the display in the following order under the headings according to the catagory [the "views" option is selected as "details"] :


Quote:





Files Stored on This Computer
__________________________

Shared Documents
Administrator's Documents

Hard Disk Drives
___________________________

Local Disk (C:)
DISK1_VOL2 (D:)
DISK1_VOL3 (E:)
Page Files (F:)

Devices with Removable Storage
____________________________

3? Floppy (A:)
DVD/CD-RW Drive (G:)





Beside all the above all the respective detail informations are shown.

Suddenly I found out that the catagories are not showing anymore. It is just a plain list of the above starting from the folders and ending at G: with the details beside them.
The "views" option is still set at details which I feel most comfortable to use- only the catagories headings and the corresponding grouping are all gone .

This happened earlier as I already said. But this time I would like to find it out and a possible remedy.

Please see what you can do.

Thank you.

A:"My Computer" folder display- weired problem

Go to this menu & enable the tick.

View Menu>Arrange Icons by>Show in groups tick box


That should work!

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I use the USB cable to transfer photos from my digital camera to the computer. Is there a way to put "Display Contents in Folder" on the list of actions (Always Use This Action) to take when a camera connects? I'm thinking if I can just get it on that list, then I can put a checkmark in Always Take This Action.
Maybe what I'm thinking of is for things like opening devices, opening dvds, playing cds,etc. Actions include "Take No Action," showing a red universal "No" symbol. Open With Windows Media Player is another entry. A yellow folder is the symbol used for Display Contents In Folder.
The pic shows the sorts of choices that are on my list when a camera is detected.
 

A:"Display Contents in Folder" - digital camera

Don't know if it's the same as what you want to do, but when I hook up my camera (HP Photosmart) with the USB cable, there's a setting in the camera itself that controls how it looks to the computer. One choice is to have it show as another drive.
 

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Hi,

I have several icons/files from my "User" folder showing up in the "Computer" folder (several in duplicate), PLUS numerous blank icons...



This seems to have occurred after the Common Files folder became corrupted, after I somewhat riskily decided to power off while Vista was attempting to come out of Sleep mode - it had already taken about 3 mins and I was in a hurry - bad move, I know. That delay appears to have been due to an old version of Online Armor, and has now been fixed (by an update). Chkdsk scanned and (apparently) corrected some errors, and I also ran SFC which said it had corrected some errors but had also found some that it couldn't correct. Any help much appreciated.

Thanks.

A:Icons/Files from "User" folder showing up in "Computer" folder

Hello Aster, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened may be able to fix it.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi, We have an issue with a user regarding their outlook and public folders. They originally had access to their own email address and the company's Finance mailbox, since she has now moved teams, she no longer requires access to the Finance mailbox. Permissions were removed and when this happened, she lost access to calendars in her public folders. The error message is ?Cannot display the folder. Microsoft outlook cannot access the specified folder location?. The Finance mailbox was also her primary email address and was removed when permissions were removed.
Seeing there was an error we then recreated her profile and this didn?t resolve the issue, we removed all outlook data and files bar the software itself from her PC and added it again and this didn?t resolve. We checked the permissions for the public folders and these were all fine, we removed and added them again just in case and it didn?t change anything.
We?ve found that when moving her to another machine, the issue also follows, but when she logs onto the OWA (Outlook Web App) she is able to view and edit the calendars as normal, which shows it isn't a permission issue. We?ve also had another user log onto her machine and it was working so we know its related to her account in some way.
We've also checked that she is up to date on service packs and Windows updates.
Please could anyone advise/assist?
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Hello, I've been noticing this over the years. When Daylight Saving Time occurs (whichever one, moving the clock forward 1 hour or moving it backward 1 hour), ALL my files' "Date Modified" detail move forward or backward 1 hour.

For example, I have a document file called asdf.docx and its Date Modified detail is: 9/26/2015 4:00 PM
When Daylight Saving Time comes around to move the clock forward 1 hour, that file's Date Modified is now 9/26/2015 5:00 PM. That's not correct, it should stay at 4:00 PM. What the hell is happening?

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Windows 10 file explorer will not let me save "detail" view.

When I go to View, Options, the button "Apply to folders" is grayed out and I can't click it.

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Windows 10 file explorer will not let me save "detail" view.

When I go to View, Options, the button "Apply to folders" is grayed out and I can't click it.

A:Windows 10 file explorer will not let me save "detail" view

In Windows 10 File Explorer, on the Toolbar select View, Under Layout choose Details.

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When I open a folder in 7, unless I previously set it to a specific view setting, it seems to always auto default to "Detail" unless I change it manually.

Is there an easy way to make folders default to LIST automatically when I open them each time?

Thanx.

A:Can folders default the View to: "LIST", not Detail?

If you set it to "Documents" in the library properties, it should show as list.

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I would like to open my folders in the "detail" view rather than the thumbnails, which are slower to present and give me less information - often a blank thumbnail.

My guess is that there is a priority assigned somewhere in the registry that is changeable. I don't know where to look for it.

Could someone advise, please?
 

A:Solved: Open in "detail" rather than thumbnail view.

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Windows XP
QuickBooks Professional - 2005

After four years, when I try to enter either "Customer Detail Center" or "Vendor Detail Center" I receive the following error message:
! Run-time error '0'
I can find no reference to this anywhere.
 

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When I am on the web browsing a site, I am unable to click on the "view image detail" for any kind of item that I want to enlarge. What appears is a red circle with a slash across it. In some web sites, I can't clink on certain links. What can I do to fix this problem?
 

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Is there any way for me to, by default, have all my files shown in the detail view?
 

A:How To Make All Folders "Detail View"?

Yes there is. In the Explorer window set to Detail view - Tools-Folder Options-View- Apply to all folders.
 

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Hello,

Actually this is more than errors in the Services Console Panel. I have several errors with my fresh install of Windows 8 Pro which I have never experienced before. What also boggles me with all this is that my user account is set as Administrator as usual, but still Windows behaves as it isn't.

In the Services Console Panel it says with almost all of the services <Failed to Read Description. Error Code: 2 >. Please see the attached image.

Second I am not able to rename folders in Program Files folder, not able to delete files in sub folders of Program Files, such as old log files, not able to turn off Windows Firewall, not able to disable Network adapter, not able to access and update internet time, and not able to access "Change your account name" and so on in User Accounts.

Deleting folders and files in Program Files I was able to solve by running Command Prompt as admin.

With internet time I receive the message box "Date and Time": "Unable to continue - You do not have permission to perform this task. Please contact..." and so on.

With trying to disable the network adapter I get the message "Error Disabling Connection" - "It is not possible to disable the connection at this time. This connection may be using one or more protocols that do not support Plug-and-Play,..." and so on.

In User Accounts there is no response with all the links from and included "Change your account name" and down. When... Read more

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G'day everyone

After doing some Googling I discovered that it is impossible in Windows 7 to sort files by file extension -- one can only sort by file type, which depends on the file type description. This means that if I want to sort by file type, I need to rename the type descriptions of all my most commonly used files.

In addition, the only place where I can see a file's extension is in the file name itself, and not e.g. in the status bar when a file is selected. In Windows 7, the file type description (not the file extension) is also in the status bar.

In other words, in Windows 7 all files labelled e.g. "Opera Web Document" are sorted as if they have the same file type, regardless of whether they are .html, .htm, .mht, etc. And if I select a file and look at the status bar, the file's type is indicated as "Opera Web Document", without any clue as to the file extension. The only way for me to see the file extension is to increase the width of the "Name" column until the end of the file name becomes visible.

So... my question is:

Is there an easy way to simply rename the file type descriptions? I see that my JPG files are named "JPG File" and my PNG files are named "PNG" file, which is extremely useful. What I now want is to rename my HTML, HTM and MHT files' file types to "HTML File", "HTM File" and "MHT File", and the same would apply to all file types I often use (e.g. DO... Read more

A:How to easily change the "Type" description of file types in Explorer

  
Quote: Originally Posted by leuce


Is there an easy way to simply rename the file type descriptions?


I've discovered Default Programs Editor but that only does one file at a time, using a very long, cumbersome route. But... it works. Something quicker with the possibility to automate would be nice, though.

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Good day all.

I recently restarted my computer only to be met with an empty desktop.

Also, My Start Menu is empty. I can't locate any of programs or documents.a Right clicking and going to windows explorer, I could only view : "My Computer", "Windows (C); and when I click on them, they contain few irrelevant files.

In other words I can't find my personal saved documents, "my document" folder , recycle bin and all other programs.

My wifi still works so the only thing I can do on my system is browse on the internet.

However, I can open a microsoft office file, PDF files, if I download it directly from my email or from an external drive.

I can save files on my new blank desktop.

I presume this is a virus attack.

Can anyone be kind enough to advise me on what to do?

Thanking you in advance.
 

A:Desktop erased. Can't Locate "My Documents" folder and "Start Menu" folders

Your files and folders may have been hidden by the virus, go to folder options and 'show hidden files and folder' to see if they actually are hidden. If they are, you can use Grindler's UnHide tool to 'unhide' all of your files and folders. As for the virus, move this thread to the virus and other malware removal forum in order for it to be noticed by an authorised malware removal member.
Good luck!
 

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Outlook 2003:I'm a massive fan of outlooks Search folders, I receive in excess of 400 emails per day, of which approximately 250 need my attention, even if to reply back and give someone an answer.

A problem I find is that I am so busy with my emails, I often need to clean out my inbox. I do this by setting up basic search folders such as "all emails from my team which are in my inbox only" or "any email sent to me which was part of a distribution list in my inbox only" etc...

This is great for filtering my mail and I would like to create a rule as such:

"All mail within my inbox which has been either replied to forwarded by myself".

I can't seem to find any options and I'm hoping an Outlook guru can help

If you don't know the answer, can you try googling it for me to see if you can find anything, loads of heads are better one...

Thanks in advance
 

A:Outlook 2003 - Search Folder: viewing "replyed to" & "Forwarded" mail

52 views and no replys? - come on guys I thought this stuff was easy for you lot
 

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Good day all.

I recently restarted my computer only to be met with an empty desktop.

Also, My Start Menu is empty. I can't locate any of programs or documents.a Right clicking and going to windows explorer, I could only view : "My Computer", "Windows (C); and when I click on them, they contain few irrelevant files.

In other words I can't find my personal saved documents, "my document" folder , recycle bin and all other programs.

My wifi still works so the only thing I can do on my system is browse on the internet.

However, I can open a microsoft office file, PDF files, if I download it directly from my email or from an external drive.

I can save files on my new blank desktop.

I presume this is a virus attack.

Can anyone be kind enough to advise me on what to do?

Thanking you in advance.
 

A:Desktop erased. Can't Locate "My Documents" folder and "Start Menu" folders

closing thread, please do not create more than one thread for the same issue. Please respond at http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1003509-desktop-erased-cant-locate-my.html .

thanks,

v
 

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Howdy everybody!
When I hit the Windows & Print Screen keys, it is supposed to generate a picture of my Desktop into a Folder, within Pictures, labelled “Screenshots.”
But there is no such "ScreenShots" folder there!
What should I do? If I simply create a new folder, and label it “Screenshots,” will do that do the trick?  Or is there a more complicated fix?
Your help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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I added a slave drive to my Windows XP Pro computer, and it appears to work properly.

However, when I open the "Documents and Settings" folder (on the slave drive E:\, which is Windows XP Home Edition -- not XP Pro), I do not see any of my documents, sub-folders, etc. There should be MANY sub-folders (inside the "My Documents" folder which isn't even visible), with hundreds of documents, jpgs, etc. within it.

When that drive is installed as the Primary drive in my other computer, the User "Larry" (which is me) has all Administrative privileges. On the computer that I'm running now (with the slave drive in it), I also have Administrator privileges. I own both computers.

My User Name "Larry" is password-protected when I login to Windows (when the drive is Primary and installed into my main computer (not this computer with XP Pro).

I've tried clicking on all the users; Administrator, Default User, Larry, Guest, etc. (Note: I get an "Access Denied" error when clicking on the Guest "Documents and Settings" folder).

So, the questions are:

1. Why can't I see any files or subdirectories in the "Documents and Settings" folder on the slave drive?

2. There's supposed to be a folder named "My Documents," but I can't find it. Normally, that path is "C:\Documents and Settings\My Documents".
--- Where is that folder? It contains all the files I'm looking for.
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A:Solved: Slave drive "Access Denied" on "Documents and Settings" Folder

Follow the directions here to take ownership of a file or folder.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421
 

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Good day all.

I recently restarted my computer only to be met with an empty desktop.

Also, My Start Menu is empty. I can't locate any of programs or documents.a Right clicking and going to windows explorer, I could only view : "My Computer", "Windows (C); and when I click on them, they contain few irrelevant files.

In other words I can't find my personal saved documents, "my document" folder , recycle bin and all other programs.

My wifi still works so the only thing I can do on my system is browse on the internet.

However, I can open a microsoft office file, PDF files, if I download it directly from my email or from an external drive.

I can save files on my new blank desktop.

I presume this is a virus attack.

Can anyone be kind enough to advise me on what to do?

AFTER FOLLOWING SOME ADVICE I AM BEGINNING TO GET SOME OF MY FILES BACK BUT MY START PROGRAM FOLDERS ARE ALL EMPTY. For example; when i click the microsoft office folder, it is empty.

HOW CAN I GET RID OF THIS VIRUS PLEASE?

Thanking you in advance.
 

A:Desktop erased. Can't Locate "My Documents" folder and "Start Menu" folders

closing duplicate, please respond at http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1003509-desktop-erased-cant-locate-my.html . Please do not create duplicate threads for the same issue.

thanks,

v
 

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Howdy everybody! I have a new XPS 8910 with Windows 10.  When I hit the Windows & Print Screen keys, it is supposed to generate a picture of my Desktop into a Folder, within Pictures, labelled “Screenshots.” But there is no such "ScreenShots" folder there! What should I do? If I simply create a new folder, and label it “Screenshots,” will do that do the trick? Or is there a more complicated fix? Your help would be appreciated. Thanks!

A:No "ScreenShots" Folder in Pictures To Hold " Print Screen" Images!

Is it just saving the screenshots somewhere else or is it just not taking screenshots at all? Don't know about your specific system, but on my Win 10 lappy, the screen blinks (dims) when the screenshot is taken.  
Did you look in all the subfolders in Pictures to see if Screenshots folder is buried in one of them?
Win 10 also has a Snipping Tool which will allow you to put a box around the part of the screen you want to capture and then you can save it wherever you want. Maybe that's easier, and you can pin the Snipping Tool to the Start menu so it's easy to find.

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Not a major issue, of course, purely cosmetic, but still a minor annoyance none-the-less:

I have a number of card reader drives that I never use (haven't even removed that plastic cover tape from them to help keep the dust out) that show when viewing the "Computer" window that displays drives. Is there any way to hide specific unused drivers from this view? Not remove drive entirely, of course, I may need to use one in the future, but just to hide them so they aren't visible, until I may chose to make them visible again?

Thanks as always,

Russell

A:Hiding unused "removable storage" devices from "Computer" folder

Hello Russell,

You could check Hide empty drives in the Computer folder in Folder Options to have them stay hidden until you insert a card. When a card is inserted, the drive will display in Computer.

Drives - Hide or Show Empty Drives in Computer Folder

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Greetings,

I checked one of my email accounts and found a message from myself, titled "COOL" with the following in the body:

"Hi guys,
I found a webpage,the items and the price are very good,I hope you also can access it and choose some items that you need.They supply all kinds of laptops,digital cameras,GPS&#65292;cellphones,game console and many other electronic products.If you buy more,you can get more discounts.
The website is: www.zyamaha.cc
Email: [email protected]
v"

This from an email account I rarely use to send messages from. I went to that email address and found "I" had sent numerous others in my address book the same message. Oddly enough I have 4 "Delivery Status Notification (Failure)&#8207;" messages but only two show up in sent messages folder. At the same time some but not all of my other email accounts have received the message, again none of these appear in the sent messages folder of the offending email account.

Here's the hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:45:16 PM, on 2/14/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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I've sent two e-mails and haven't gotten an answer back yet. Does anyone know what the "RB" means in this device's description?

http://www.onsalecell.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=63

Palm Treo 680 Unlocked Gsm Cellular Phone-RB

I'm looking for a new Palm Treo 680 with a full one-year warranty from Palm. I have searched the entire site and I cannot find anything about this "RB" thing.
 

A:Solved: Anyone know what the "RB" means on this item's description.

Well since it's a "discount" cell phone place, it probably means either refurbished or rebuilt.
 

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In Windows Explorer you are given the option of almost 40 details to choose from for the list view. Is it possible to add a new detail that is not on the list? For example, when setting mp3 ID3 tags in WinAmp there is a field for "Composer." It would be nice to be able to have this show up in Windows Explorer so I can sort by composer.

A:Is it possible to add a new "detail" to Windows Explorer?

Wouldn't that be the "artist"? But no, I haven't see that you can edit that list.

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Hi,

I just tried to install the latest iTunes update, but keep getting an error when it tries to access the C:\Program Files\iPod folder.

When I try to access the iPod folder directly through Windows Explorer, I get "Access is denied".

The same happens when logged in with the system administrator account.

When I right-click the folder and choose Properties > Security, the Current owner field shows "Unable to display current owner." And it won't allow either of the listed administrator accounts to take ownership.

When I choose Properties > Security > Advanced > Owner, the Current owner field also shows "Unable to display current owner." And it won't allow me to Edit it either.

I've tried opening the Command Prompt as the administrator, and deleting the folder, but it won't allow me to do that either.

Any ideas on how to forcefully take ownership and/or delete this folder?

A:"Access is denied" - "Unable to display current owner"

Check in the file security tab that there isn't a deny entry for the user group "everybody"

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