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Old 07-25-2006, 04:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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After 8 years with the company (& 4 in which I bugged them for a new PC)...I finally got my new machine. I'm running XP Pro (as opposed to the old box...which was 2000 Pro.)

One of the first things I did was to re-map my "My Documents" folder to our company server ("F" Drive.)

Now...everytime I go to Windows Explorer...every single folder & file has a stupid set of shortcut arrows attached to the icon (which is annoying as ****.)

How do I eradicate this?

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One of the first things I did was to re-map my "My Documents" folder to our company server ("F" Drive.)


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That doesn't make much sense to me, do you mean you have a documents folder on your company server that you've mapped as the F drive?
Has the PC been installed with a preconfigured image by your IT department or does it have an OEM installation?
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disable offline files and turn of synchronization.....are the arrows blue with 2 on each folder?
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are the arrows blue with 2 on each folder?
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disable offline files and turn of synchronization
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That doesn't make much sense to me, do you mean you have a documents folder on your company server that you've mapped as the F drive?
Dude...it's already the F Drive...I just moved my default "My Documents" folder to it, that's all.

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when you right click on my documents, what options do you have?

Go to folder options in the control panel, offline files tab, is that enabled?
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when you right click on my documents, what options do you have?
Open, Explore, Search, Syncrhonize, Copy, Show on Desktop, Rename & Properties.

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Go to folder options in the control panel, offline files tab, is that enabled?
Yes...I unchecked it...& everything is now fine. You fixed it...thanks very much !!!

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