?
Solved

Change Windows Explorer in Window 7 to behave like in XP

Posted on 2012-03-20
5
Medium Priority
?
248 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-20
Is it possible to set Windows Explorer in Window 7 to behave like in Windows XP?
0
Comment
Question by:allelopath
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:ryan80
ID: 37743161
What do you mean by this?
0
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
Run5k earned 2000 total points
ID: 37744132
I think I know what you mean.  I prefer a more traditional Windows Explorer interface, also.  I described it in detail in this previous question:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Q_27425751.html
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:ryan80
ID: 37744219
Not really, that is why I asked.

In that link, you answered how to change the look of it. So what is it that you are looking to do?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:allelopath
ID: 37744699
Run5k:
That helps.

Once thing I miss is the Up arrow in the toolbar, to go to the parent directory (not the previous directory). I guess alt+up arrow accomplishes this, but not as convenient.
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:ryan80
ID: 37744737
oops, sorry I though that run5k was the author. disregard my previous post.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you get continual lockouts after changing your Active Directory password, there are several possible reasons.  Two of the most common are using other devices to access your email and stored passwords in the credential manager of windows.
On some Windows 7 (SP1) computers, Windows Update becomes super slow even the computer is reasonably fast.  There's one solution that seemed to have worked well for me (after trying a few other suggested solutions).
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…
Suggested Courses

764 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question