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  1. Thread: folders won't open on desktop. by KeithM
    Forum: General Support
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    Not sure you understood my instructions. ...

    Not sure you understood my instructions.


    Launch Explorer
    Hover over the Taskbar icon
    When the thumbnail appears, move the cursor up so it's over the thumbnail, and then right-clck. The...
  2. Thread: how delete folder by KeithM
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 319

    Are you trying to delete a system folder or is...

    Are you trying to delete a system folder or is this happening to user-cdreatd folders? If you're trying to delete say, c:\Windows, that's a very appropriate message for an operating system trying to...
  3. Thread: folders won't open on desktop. by KeithM
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 224

    When you say "...barely see them...", I'm...

    When you say "...barely see them...", I'm guessing that you are refering the the rthumbnail previews shown when you hover over the Taskbar icon. If so, the folders are open, just windowed...
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    General Tips Towards the bottom of this rather obscure page...

    Towards the bottom of
    this rather obscure page
    are the hard-to-find details of
    the various qualifiers for string searches:



    COP_VALUE_STARTSWITH
    ~<
    System.FileName:~<"C++ Primer"
  5. Replies 58 Views 378,717

    General Tips Interesting. If you have the time, can you test...

    Interesting. If you have the time, can you test to see which of the parameters in the earlier command interferd with execution? I need all the info I can gather on the behavior on other systems.
  6. Replies 58 Views 378,717

    General Tips Weird. I tested as both shortcut target & from...

    Weird. I tested as both shortcut target & from Command Prrompt and both worked.
    Does the shell restart but folders don't re-open or is nothing happening...
    If the shell is restarting , but folders...
  7. Replies 58 Views 378,717

    General Tips Then it should work when invoked with: ...

    Then it should work when invoked with:

    powershell.exe -NoLogo -NoProfile -NonInteractive -WindowStyle Hidden -file 'D:\KeithM.ps1'

    as the target of a shortcut or context menu command.

    I'm...
  8. Replies 58 Views 378,717

    General Tips Use Get-ExecutionPolicy to retrieve the execution...

    Use Get-ExecutionPolicy to retrieve the execution policy for your local machine:


    PS C:\...\keith>Get-ExecutionPolicy
    RemoteSigned
    PS C:\...\keith>

    Most likely yours is Restricted. If so,...
  9. Replies 58 Views 378,717

    General Tips That's normal. No command(s) typed (or pasted)...

    That's normal. No command(s) typed (or pasted) into the console execute until you press Enter



    The dot (.) followed by a sp ace and then the path is the command -- that's why it's called...
  10. Replies 23 Views 2,165

    So you're working in a VM? I have no experience...

    So you're working in a VM? I have no experience with those. What is "Parallels" Does PowerShell work in the VM?

    If PowerShell works, I'll post some simple test code.
  11. Replies 58 Views 378,717

    General Tips Congratulations! You're my first beta tester!...

    Congratulations! You're my first beta tester! :chuckle:

    I only have my laptop for testing, so I'm glad for feedback from other users.

    I'm pretty confident in the individual functions at this...
  12. Thread: Renaming File in File Explorer by KeithM
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 515

    :eek: Such a dismissive attitude towards the...

    :eek: Such a dismissive attitude towards the cutting edge technologies of yesteryear!!! :eek:

    :p And I was going to gift you my collection of ASCII art on 3.5" diskettes --- your loss!!! :p
    ...
  13. Thread: Renaming File in File Explorer by KeithM
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 515

    Most likely you don't. Those junctions, along...

    Most likely you don't. Those junctions, along with those found at the root of the system drive, allow software that expects the old 95/98(???) system paths. And while you get an access denied message...
  14. Thread: Renaming File in File Explorer by KeithM
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 515

    Are you talking about the My...

    Are you talking about the My Music/Pictures/VIdeos junctions for legacy applications?
  15. Replies 7 Views 5,601

    Hi. Welcome to TenForums. Apply to Folders is...

    Hi. Welcome to TenForums. Apply to Folders is great to set custom defaults for the various FolderTypes, but the settings are common to both Explorer and Common Dialog views.

    The OP here wanted...
  16. Thread: Renaming File in File Explorer by KeithM
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 515

    Most likely, it a display name applied by a...

    Most likely, it a display name applied by a desktop.ini file in the folder. From the Command Prompt, if you navigate into the directory and then execute dir /a desktop.ini, the file will be listed:
    ...
  17. Replies 58 Views 378,717

    General Tips Cool. I'll be posting updated code soon. I've...

    Cool. I'll be posting updated code soon. I've figured out how to re-open Searaces. Wondering if I should try a version that saves/restores the size & position of each window.

    Bear in mind this is...
  18. Replies 58 Views 378,717

    General Tips Boy! Lie down for a nap, wake up a few weeks...

    Boy! Lie down for a nap, wake up a few weeks later, and I find my name being taken in vain!!! :eek:

    In my defense, aside from the $Shell transcription error:

    The code snippet that came from...
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    Interesting. Thought it might just be setting the...

    Interesting. Thought it might just be setting the System attribute for the folder, but that doesn't prohibit re-naming here....

    May have to download to investigate....
  20. Replies 23 Views 2,165

    As to the alternate file manager question. I'm...

    As to the alternate file manager question. I'm not familiar with any of them, but if the manager is "aware" of the Shell namespace, with This PC, Network, OneDrive,etc. as subfolders of the virtual...
  21. Replies 23 Views 2,165

    Yes.I just like the cloud icon. You can reference...

    Yes.I just like the cloud icon. You can reference any valid icon or omit the entry and the normal folder icon will be used.



    Sloppy instructions on my part. Every registry key has a value named...
  22. Replies 8 Views 3,050

    Seems like a lot of unnecessary work. Did you not...

    Seems like a lot of unnecessary work. Did you not undertand my reply? I can add screenshots if that helps.
  23. Replies 8 Views 3,050

    Create a Library that includes Dir1 and Dir2 ...

    Create a Library that includes Dir1 and Dir2
    Execute a search for name:FileA*
    From the Search tab, select Save Search and name it FileA LIbrary (or whatever you want)
    Create a shortcut to the...
  24. Replies 9 Views 1,639

    Not sure what you want. Subfolders of the...

    Not sure what you want. Subfolders of the selected folder will always display in both the Navigation Pane and the Folder Pane.

    If you want to see the contents without the collapsed groups, set...
  25. Replies 8 Views 2,254

    This seems like a good place to mention that...

    This seems like a good place to mention that DefaultDropEffect can be defined for individual file system folders via a desktop.ini file:


    [.ShellClassInfo]...
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