JSI Tip 4685. The Windows XP Folders bar in Windows Explorer does NOT contain any icons?


When using Windows XP Explorer to view files, the Folders bar does NOT contain any icons?

If you have no C: drive, this problem will occur.

To resolve this issue:

1. Delete any file so that the Recycle Bin is NOT empty.

2. Create _MakeC.bat containing:

@echo off
setlocal
call :wherec %windir%
endlocal
goto :EOF
:wherec
set boot=%~d1
subst C: %boot%\
3. Call it in a logon script or place a minimized shortcut to it in your Startup folder.

NOTE: After creating the C: drive, delete any file from the C: drive to the Recycle Bin and then empty the Recycle Bin.



Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish