Tree in left pane of MY COMPUTER has disappeared

  driving man 22:18 09 Sep 2005

I am sure that the left pane when exploring My Computer showed tree lines to indicate the relationship between folders and sub folders. However mine seems to have disappeared, perhaps someone knows how I may restore it.
thanks in advance

  Fateful Shadow 22:19 09 Sep 2005

I take it your on XP. Open My Computer, go to view > explorer bar > folders

Hope this helps :)

  driving man 18:07 10 Sep 2005


  VoG II 18:16 10 Sep 2005

Do you mean that the tree lines have disappeared, the display in the left pane has disappeared, or the left pane has disappeared?

  driving man 18:21 10 Sep 2005

It is the tree lines----am on xp home

  johnnyrocker 19:29 10 Sep 2005

so what happens when you right click start then explore from the options.


  driving man 19:33 10 Sep 2005

just the same the pane is there and the folders but not the inteconnected dotted lines

  johnnyrocker 19:35 10 Sep 2005

dotted lines? is there a plus next to the folders?


  driving man 19:39 10 Sep 2005

yes there is a plus and when clicked turns into a minus and the sub folders are shown ---but no connecting dotted lines

  johnnyrocker 19:44 10 Sep 2005

sorry i am lost when you say dotted lines because all i get is the subfolders with further plus signs and other folders.


  Gongoozler 19:47 10 Sep 2005

Hi driving man. After a bit of experimentation I've found it! In Windows Explorer - Tool - Folder Options - View. Remove the tick from "Display simple folder view in Explorers Folder list".

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