Windows 10: Looking for: Desktop Folder that shows contents on hover/click Solved


  1. Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       30 Jun 2018 #1

    Looking for: Desktop Folder that shows contents on hover/click


    I had a program that did this Years. It allowed you to make a folder on the desktop, put anything in the folder you wanted, and instead of opening the folder, you could mouse over it like a right click context menu and have access to those files/shortcuts within the folder, without actually having to open the folder.

    Anyone know what that program could be? Thanks.

    Seems this forum has robots recording it, here is my post above on another website. They must have copied it - Looking for: Desktop Folder that shows contents on hover/click
    Last edited by Lothar; 30 Jun 2018 at 15:20.
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  2.    30 Jun 2018 #2

    Lothar said: View Post
    ......Seems this forum has robots recording it, here is my post above on another website. They must have copied it - Looking for: Desktop Folder that shows contents on hover/click
    I noticed that!
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  3.    01 Jul 2018 #3

    Add detailed pop-up descriptions to folder icons in Windows XP - TechRepublic
    - see first para- but it's about XP- was this what you are recalling?

    Turn On or Off Folder Tips Display File Size Info in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
    - see option 1
    - Size + list of a few files in folder in infotip
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  4. Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       01 Jul 2018 #4

    dalchina - no those aren't it but thanks for trying.


    I found a solution to the problem though it works from a "folder" in the Taskbar not the desktop. I used Free LaunchBar by Tordex to create a new toolbar on the Taskbar and inside that toolbar I made a new menu (folder)
    (I called it Utilities) which I can drop shortcuts into for all my utilities. I simply hover over the menu and choose my program of choice. Works great even though it was not the same program I used before.
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