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File / Folder Copying Options (gone after tweaking Vista)

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by jester7_11, Jul 29, 2008.

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  1. jester7_11

    jester7_11 Thread Starter

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    I have followed a number of tips on how to tweak Vista and have found that the option offered in Vista to copy / replace files has been now deactivated. Instead I am now only offered an option like that previously offered in XP.

    I'd really appreciate if someone might talk me through re-enabling this expanded file copying option.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Elvandil

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    What "tweaks"? Can you undo them?
     
  3. jester7_11

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    That's the problem. There were a number of things I unticked in msconfig among other areas. I have tried to track down which of these specifically controls the copy / replace interface without any luck.

    Hence my appeal here
     
  4. Elvandil

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    I'd suggest System Restore. There are far too many possibilities to track down.
     
  5. jester7_11

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    System restore claims I have NO restore points - which is bizarre because have set some. So guess I'm a little screwed. :-(
     
  6. Elvandil

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    I'll keep looking. Any hints at all? Was there any tweaking program that you used? Where did the tweaks come from?

    If you get this fixed, you might want to think about making a drive image. Then, you can recover from anything, even a failed hard drive, without losing anything.

    There are a lot of options, but this is my current favorite, free one:

    Macrium Reflect
     
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