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? Vista Windows Explorer in side-by-side panes like good OS's??!!

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by zapp22, May 19, 2010.

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  1. zapp22

    zapp22 Thread Starter

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    i hate vista. but I gotta work on them cause they break.
    I have a laptop handed off that is "stuck" in terms of the way it displays the file system [Windows Explorer].
    How do I get this thing to display the side-by-side hierarchical view? you know... computer, drives, top level on the left pane, and the drill-down in the right pane???????

    aarrrrgggghhhhh
     
  2. Elvandil

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    The tree view is to the bottom left of the file view, below the favorites.
     
  3. TheOutcaste

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    If I understand what you are saying, it sounds like they turned off the Navigation Pane.

    Click Start | Computer
    Click Organize, point to Layout, and make sure Navigation Pane is selected. It can be hard to tell if it's selected, so just click on it.
     
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