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Problem in Windows XP sp2

Hi, Experts, Good wishes to all.
Please help me.

I am using Windows XP SP2. I am not getting folder option in tools tab. Even in control panel also there is no folder option. My 'C' drive is 9.75 GB occupied 6GB by means of programing files. But 'C' drive is showing free space 10 MB. Now, I want to check the remaining free space. But there is no folder option. How to check it?

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  • dasara Mar 15, 2008

    Hi, Experts, Good wishes to all.
    Please help me.

    I am using Windows XP SP2. I am not getting folder option in tools tab. Even in control panel also there is no folder option. My 'C' drive is 9.75 GB and occupied 6GB by means of programing files. But 'C' drive is showing free space 10 MB. Now, I want to check the remaining free space where it is stucked. But there is no folder option. How to check it?

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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.

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hi there my friend,

we have the hard way and then we have the easy way...

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