Pointing mouse over an icon does not show its location!

By viralfrenzy
Aug 9, 2010
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  1. Hi!
    I just recently re-installed Windows XP on my PC & im havin a little bug.
    When you point the mouse over any file or folder, it shows where that file or folder is
    located, e.g...Point over Firefox Icon & it shows something like...

    Location C:/Program Files/Mozilla...

    But when i do the does not show the location of that Icon!
    Its REALLY annoying me.....CARE TO HELP ANYONE????

  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,978   +362

    After opening any Windows folder go to Tools > Folder Options > View tab. Scroll down to the bottom and make sure the "Show pop-up description for folder or desktop items" is checked.
  3. viralfrenzy

    viralfrenzy TS Rookie Topic Starter

    To....Hero Of The Day!!!

    HEY mailpup....
    Did u know that you're my savior???? lol
    Thanks a lot man....Seriously, i didn't know how to solve this bug before!!
    If there's ANYTHING thats buggin' you....feel free to contact
    CHEERS! :D
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,978   +362

    No problem. Glad to help. :)
  5. ruready2

    ruready2 TS Enthusiast Posts: 202

    I saw this post yesterday.. or last night my time and wanted to answer but could not for the life of me remember how to enable the I guess age is taking it's toll on my memory,... lol. Good answer mailpup. :approve:

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