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Old 05-24-2006, 09:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So when I used to open up my computer, it would look something like this , with the "Hard Disk Drives" and "Device With Removable Storage" categories. Well those categories went away, and now it just displays my drives and documents folders as icons or tiles like it would a normal folder of, say, mp3's. I like the category bars, but I can't figure out why the went away. Is there any way to get them back?
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Old 05-24-2006, 10:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Select View and select Tiles, select arrange icon by and select show in groups.
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Old 05-24-2006, 10:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yea, that doesn't work!!
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Old 05-24-2006, 10:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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When you right click there and select "Arrange Icon By" is Type selected and Show in groups?
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*On a lighter note, you might wanna change your signature size. Just telling you before a moderator deletes it.*

to change the size to 1, which is allowed, use this tag:

*[ size=1]Put your text here...[/size ]*
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Old 05-24-2006, 10:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Well I did that and here is what happened....not exactly what I was looking to do...
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alright, you'll be done in seconds, just follow these directions:

Right-click on a white area on My Computer, and click Arrange Icons by: Type.

Better now?
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On a ligher note again, good job for resizing your sig
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Old 05-24-2006, 11:03 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Thanks and Thanks!! It worked! I can sleep better tonight. =) Thank you for the help!
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hey man..may i recomend style xp??or something because that old xp skin looks terrible...im runnin on vista so i can't use style xp but you sure can...
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