3
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1answer
43 views

Check zone assignment from Windows Explorer in Windows 8/Server 2012

I'm trying to determine whether a particular folder is assigned to the Intranet zone. On previous versions of Windows, I could look in the status bar at the bottom of a Windows Explorer window, like ...
0
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1answer
125 views

Windows shares via command line with user/pass, without mapping the drive? [closed]

In my day to day work, I need to access data on shared folders using different credentials (my desktop account is not the same as the account I use to access these servers). Normally, I'd map a few ...
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2answers
75 views

Windows Explorer defaultly showed attributes [closed]

Which folder artibutes does the Windows Explorer hide?
2
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1answer
193 views

Is there a way to disable file browse dialogs in IE/Windows Explorer?

We have an application that runs as a custom shell/kiosk in windows. One part of this application provides access to a web portal (via a .NET BrowserControl). The problem is this web portal allows ...
1
vote
1answer
190 views

Why can't I drag and drop in Explorer any more (re: Windows Server 2003)?

We have a couple of Windows Server 2003 machines on our network and for some reason I can't drag-and-drop files on the desktop or anywhere else. If I right-click and drag it shows the icon on the ...
1
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3answers
6k views

Can I make windows treat Shortcuts to Folders the same it would a Folder?

I'm moving some folders to an external storage drive and replacing them with a Shortcut, however the shortcut is listed in with the Files, not the Folders. It also doesn't show up in the folder Tree ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Accessing network share in explorer on different domain not prompting for credentials. Access is denied

I'm accessing a machine on a different domain in Windows explorer. When I navigate to the machine (ie. \MACHINENAME), I'm able to see all the shares on that machine. I'm not prompted for a ...
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2answers
9k views

How to force Windows to prompt for credentials while accessing share

By default when I access some computer's share ( typing \\hostname in Windows Explorer ) Windows passes credential of my current user. It prompts for credentials only when current user's credentials ...
1
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1answer
3k views

How do I enable Windows XP's Windows Explorer to accept CNAME aliases in the address bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Configure Windows Machine to Allow File Sharing with DNS Alias Environment: Let's say my server name is OU812 and its IP address is 172.100.51.50. In DNS Manager ...
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6answers
5k views

Mapped drives not showing in first run of Windows Explorer

We have a handful of Windows XP SP3 users whose mapped drives don't always appear in Windows Explorer when they initially log in. "net use" shows the drives are mapped correctly and they can see them ...
6
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8answers
4k views

See network computer description in Explorer

When viewing the list of network computers in Windows Explorer on a Win 7 machine there appears to be no way of readily seeing the description field, which makes that pretty well useless. I believe ...
1
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0answers
864 views

Folder Redirection - Explorer requires manual refresh

When a user's My Documents folder is redirected to a DFS share, Windows Explorer requires a manual refresh after creating a new folder, file, etc. Interestingly, the manual refresh is not necessary ...
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1answer
3k views

Why does Windows Explorer keep opening folders in new windows on Windows 2008 Server? [closed]

I just ran Windows Update on a new Windows 2008 Standard Edition SP2 64-bit server today. Since then Windows Explorer keeps opening folders in new windows when I double click on them. I've double ...
3
votes
3answers
238 views

migratable Windows Explorer settings

The default appearance settings of Windows irritate me with its dumbing down of the interface and I always modify Windows Explorer with launch by default to My Computer %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe ...
0
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2answers
140 views

How do I populate the file structure browse tree in windows XP with a specific directory?

I am always saving files to a particular directory and I find that it would save a great deal of time if I could populate the drop down tree in the browse dialog box that comes up when you are saving ...
2
votes
7answers
8k views

How can I prevent explorer starting as a shell in a kiosk setting?

I'm using an alternative shell (a simple program that restarts a kiosk application if it dies) for a project I'm working on. I've set it via the Shell value in the registry, and I'm not using ...
4
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7answers
1k views

Good file manager replacement in Linux / Windows? [closed]

I like to use Windows and Linux (Ubuntu) and I'm constantly disappointed at the lack of power in the file managers. What uber-powerful all inclusive awesomesauce solution do you use? /yes, I know ...
2
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6answers
7k views

search for just folders in windows explorer

Here's another dumb question. Is there a way to search in windows explorer for just folders? I know folders get sorted to the top, but I'm always looking for that extra option...
6
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15answers
14k views

What is the best way to remove 100,000 files from a Windows Directory

I had a user with more that 100,000 files in a single directory. The machine locks up and become unusable for a long time whilst the Explorer fills up memory and the machine can crash. Is there a ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Hiding network mapped drives in Windows XP

Is it possible to map a network drive but conceal this in Windows Explorer? Currently users are all using different drive letters to access the same network resources, and I would like to standardise ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Change starting location of Explorer from Windows-E

How do I change which folder/location Windows Explorer opens to when I run it by pressing Windows-E? I'd like for it to open in My Documents instead of at the root of Computer. I've found references ...