Office 2010 how modify view in open/look in

Posted on 2011-09-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

since we're on Office 2010, I've noticed that in Excel and Word, when I click on open, the look in view doesn't show the whole drives available but only the folder on which we are. Is it any way to change this setting somewhere? Please see attachment for more details.

Look In View
Question by:David_Pazos
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Ryan Weaver earned 500 total points
ID: 36521955
This appears to be a known issue on XP and it doesn't look like it'll be fixed: The "File Open," "File Save," and "Insert File" dialog boxes in Microsoft Office do not show network drives in Windows XP

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ID: 36521972
This exactly our issue. Any ideas if we can put my computer by default in the view? that would solve the issue.

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by:Ryan Weaver
ID: 36522528
My Computer should be listed on the left right below My Documents.
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Author Comment

ID: 36524554
I know, but I would like to avoid a click... to go directly on my computer... any registry trick??

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by:Ryan Weaver
ID: 36524630
None that I can find and it appears that Microsoft is not inclined to change it from reading the KB article.

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ID: 36532083
Ok, then no other solution =)

Thanks for help.

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