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How to enable/disable folders size ToolTips in Windows-7 Explorer?


(Image-1) Folder Options
menu Windows 7

 Folder Options menu Windows 7
To enable or disable folders size ToolTips in Windows-7 Explorer please start the Explorer with keys [Win-Logo]+[E] and then press [Alt]-Key!

In the main menu please select
"Tools" and the menu entry "Folder options..." (Screenshot-1)!

In the "Folder options" Dialog click on the "View" tab (Screenshot-2).

And now disable or enable the option
"Display file size information in folder tips" (Screenshot-2)!

See also: ... folders size in a column

But this feature shows not always the correct folders size information at big folders! (See the Screenshot-3)

(Screenshot-2) Windows Seven folder size in tool tips
Windows Seven folder size in tool tips
(Screenshot-3) with and without
folder size tool-tip

Windows Seven whit and whitout folder size tool-tip


In the "Folder options" Dialog, you can also change the follow settings:

[+] Files and Folders
[ ] Always show icons, never thumbnails
[ ] Always show menus
[ ] Display file icon on thumbnails
[ ] Display file size information in folder tips
[ ] Display the full path in the title bar (Classic theme only)
[+] Hidden files and folders
[ ] Don't show hidden files, folders, or drives
[ ] Show hidden files, folders, and drives
[ ] Hide empty drives in the Computer folder
[ ] Hide extensions for known file types
[ ] Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
[ ] Launch folder windows in a separate process
[ ] Restore previous folder windows at logon
[ ] Show drive letters
[ ] Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in color
[ ] Show pop-up description for folder and desktop items
[ ] Show preview handlers in preview pane
[ ] Use check boxes to select items
[ ] Use Sharing Wizard (Recommended)
[+] When typing into list view
[ ] Automatically type into the Search Box
[ ] Select the typed item in the view

FAQ 27: Updated on: January 23th 2014 22:52
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