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Windows Explorer browse issue...

by Chacole / July 22, 2004 2:43 AM PDT

When I open my Windows Explorer and click on the "folder" button in the tool bar the left window only opens to a gary window. The normal list of the contenence of the my computer aren't there and I haven't had any success in getting them to be displayed. Any suggestions?

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Re: Windows Explorer browse issue...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2004 3:29 AM PDT
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Addendum.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2004 4:15 AM PDT

BTW, you can ask why Microsoft doesn't have this article for Windows ME and why the key in the registry may be up one level. But I can't answer this. I can only tell I use this article to fix the issue, but forgot the other common fix.

1. CLICK in the grey area.
2. Press Control+Alt+"the Plus sign on the numeric keypad."

Best of luck,

Bob

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