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Folder option In windows xp i am not getting the folder option

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    plz help me plz need help i have problum folder potion

  • asutosh Feb 01, 2009

    folder option is not in the tool bar or else in the control panel?

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Ya this one is nice to me abot folder options

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This problem may be caused if your administrator does not give rights to access or else it is a virus effect. If possible try to download that virus removal tool or else i can help you if you still cant solve the problem mail me at abcven@rediffmail.com

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There are some re4sons why the Folder Option is not available in windows...

1. it must have been disabled by the user(admin)...
- if this is the case then you could try editing your registry...
(back-up yoyr registry first)...
-Click on Start and Run and type regedit in RUN dialog box and click on OK.
-Go to the following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\E xplorer

-On the right pane check for a DWORD value named NoFolderOptions. If it is there, change the value to zero or delete it.
-Go to Tools -> Folder Option and you are done. The Folder Option should be there.


2. it was disabled by a virus...
-try to update your anti-virus and perform a full system scan...

hope this helps

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May be you are only using the USER account so folder options are not available... there are full administrative right to use folder option so have a check with this...

in case you are administrator then also it s not available means this may be due to virus attack some system files have became unstable .... so try reinstalling operating system ...
and in further dont forget to use updated antivirus......

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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Type the following text in notepad
REGEDIT
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"NoFolderOptions"=dword:00000000
Save this file as recover.reg [.reg is extension for regfiles]
Double click on it.
Log off is essential.

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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That's a very strange problem...

I guess I would first remove all the USB devices with Safe Remove, then go into Device Manager, and update or reinstall the drivers. You could also delete the USB drivers, reboot, and let Windows rediscover them.

But I wonder if you're running an archiving program somewhere along the way which takes a directory and builds an "SFX" or self extracting file. Essentially, it compresses a folder, then creates an exe which uncompresses it. Does that sound familiar? If the USB device is not installed, do you still have these exe files? That would point to this kind of problem.

When you insert the device, windows should beep, and tell you a new device was found. Then on My Computer, it should appear (may take a minute or so). Then you should doubleclick to open the device.

If you're doing something other than that, or you have installed some kind of data compression program, your problem might be related to those actions.

If that doesn't help, please post additional information about messages you're getting.

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SOURCE: Can set up Windows XP to show hidden files/folders

go to controal panal in start then folder options then the view tab
You will have a option to view all hiden folders xp by default will have this turned off Thanx for using Fixya

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