JSI Tip 7446. The Folders bar in Windows XP Explorer does not contain any icons?

When you open Windows Explorer or My Computer, the Folders bar does not contain any icons.

This behavior can occur if there is no C: drive on your computer.

To workaround this behavior:

1. Using Notepad, create a cdrive.bat file, in your My Documents folder, that contains:

@echo off
setlocal
call :drive "%windir%"
subst C: %dl%
endlocal
goto :EOF
:drive
set dl=%~d1\

2. Create a Minimized shortcut to the cdrive.bat file and place it in your Startup folder.

3. Logoff and logon to Windows XP.



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