Tag Archives | Windows Explorer

Backup IE Bookmarks

You can Back Up Your IE Bookmarks using IE. If you have lots of url saved in IE use this simple method to save your Bookmarks.

1. At first open Internet Explorer.
2. Then Click On the File menu. Click on Import and Export.
3. Click the Next button.
4. Then Select Export Favorites, and then click the Next > next.

And Browse the path where you wanna save Bookmarks. Then click next and Finish.

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Print Directory OptionTo Explorer

Batch file that will print from the context menu (right click) in explorer.

1.Open notepad and copy and paste this:

@echo off
dir %1 /-p /o:gn > “%temp%\Listing”
start /w notepad /p “%temp%\Listing”
del “%temp%\Listing”

2.Save the file as Pdirectory.bat in the Windows directory.
3. Start Explorer, click Tools, and then click Folder Options.
4. Click the File Types tab, and then click File Folder.
5. Click Edit, and then click New.
6. In the Action box, type Print Directory Listing.
7. In Application used to perform action, click Pdirectory.bat, and then click OK.
8. Click OK, click Apply, and then click OK.
Done… Now you will be able to right click on a directory and print out a listing!.

UPDATE: I had a problem with printing sometimes, if you get it just do a quick Reg fix:

Key: Directory\Shell
Name: Default
Data Type: REG_SZ
Value: none

Once you set the value of Default to none, at the location above, all is fine.

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Enable /Disable Preview Media Files

Internet Explorer allow previewing media files (wav, mid, avi, mov, mpg) in Windows Explorer.

How to do it:
1.Using Windows Explorer, navigate to \Windows\Web,
2.open Folder.htt in Notepad.
3.Look for wantMedia = false and replace this with wantMedia = true.

you should now be able to preview media files in folders that you viewed as a web page.

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