1.    14 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    windows 10 acer laptop

    Get a blank page in file explorer


    Hello.When I type something into the address bar in file explorer I just get a blank page.
    For example I tried this %localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows the green bar came from the left to right and the page was blank,Its always blank what ever I place in the address bar.
    Any help Please. Acer E1-572 laptop windows 10 home.
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  2.    15 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Green Valley, AZ
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    Windows 10 (2), Win 8.1 (1), Win 7 (1)

    Do you have folder views set up to see system or hidden folders?

    JohnD
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  3.    15 May 2016 #3
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    How would I know that,Where are the settings for that.
    Many Thanks.
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  4.    15 May 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Green Valley, AZ
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    Windows 10 (2), Win 8.1 (1), Win 7 (1)

    The folder you mentioned is normally hidden. To access it using File Explorer, go to "Control Panel" > "Folder Options" > "View" tab and see what is set for "Hidden files and folders" and possibly "Hide protected operating system files". If you change the first one to "Show hidden files, folders, and drives" that may be enough. If not, uncheck the second one as well. Be careful when in these areas as you can mess up your computer if you change something you should not.

    JohnD
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  5.    15 May 2016 #5
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    Hi Thanks will have a look later on.Will let you know how it goes.
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  6.    17 May 2016 #6
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    Do you have folder views set up to see system or hidden folders
    Thanks sorry for the delay in getting back to you.
    Just wanted to make sure it was working over a few days.It did the trick
    David.
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