mouse hover file info gone ?

  chugby 19:54 01 Jul 2008

have XP pro on a computer, previously when hovering my mouse cursor over a file on desktop/explorer an info bubble would appear with basic file type/size/date details. Recently noticed this no longer comes up/works, ... know i can right click file to get same info but wanted to fix if can, any ideas ?

  rdave13 20:09 01 Jul 2008

Control panel- performance and maintenance- file types in left pane- view tab and scroll down to 'show pop-up description for folder and desktop items', tick the box.

  chugby 19:56 02 Jul 2008

thanks rdave13, tried and didnt initially work on desktop for some reason (only explorer) so clicked the restore defaults button and all ok now.

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