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Folder & File Icon text changing to the colour blue.

Hello All,

I run Windows XP, SP3. My system information is as follows: -

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name HOME
System Manufacturer ECS
System Model M825VXX
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD ~1200 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 07.00T, 4/2/2001
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
User Name HOME\Smarty
Time Zone SA Western Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 1,536.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 967.77 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.87 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

I have today noticed that Folder & File icon text situate in My Computer, My Documents in drive "C and also in Drive "F" have changed from black to blue in color. Some of them are still black.

I know that somewhere in "My Computer Folder" that has to do with with system administration (as in "Administrator" there is something that can be done to fix that. I just can't remember where I have to enter. It has to do with computer ownership as administrator.

I shall be grateful for any suggestions with a view to solving this problem.

Thanking you in advance for your kind consideration.


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Blue means it's compressed . . .

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Nothing harmful here, it's just saving drive space. If you want, right click the folder and choose Properties. Click the advanced button and uncheck the option to compress.

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Folder & File Icon text changing to the colour blue.

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Hello Coryphaeus,

Greetings and thank you for the quick reply. Gees was I wrong. I was thinking about the wrong thing all the time. We are so lucky that you guys are there when we are in trouble.

Thank you again. 'am relieved.

Best regards


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(NT) Awwwww, shucks. ;-)

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