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


Here is the solution to enable or disable the folders size Tool-Tips in Windows-7 or Window 8.1!




(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: April 6th 2015 19:51

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