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Old 07-01-2004, 11:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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For some reason some of my file names in my folders are blue. They were all black and now some are black and some are blue. Does anyone know of a fix for this?

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Old 07-01-2004, 02:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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So u r using XP with NTFS file system.
The filenames r in blue bcos the option "Compress files to sace disk space" is checked.
Right click on the file, select properties and click on the Advance tab to change this option.


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Old 07-01-2004, 03:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It worked on a lot of them and there are some that it didn't . I didn't do anything to the computer. Why would it compress things by itself?

The files are on the server and nobody else gets the blue icons.
You were right it is Xp
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Old 07-01-2004, 04:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Windows will compress files you haven't accessed for awhile to save some disk space.

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