[rescue] Oh yeah ...

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 14:12:08 CST 2009

Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>> I've looked everywhere I can think of and can't find a way to turn that
>>> stuff off.  If you know where the magic's hidden, please share the secret.
>> Most of it gets turned off by going to "Tools -> Folder Options..." and 
>> changing "Tasks" to "Use Windows classic folders".  If you then change 
>> the view from "Tiles" to "Icons", that should make everything a bit 
>> better.  You can then apply that to all folders automatically.
> Oh, I've done all that already.  That was the first thing I did.
> Subsequent experimentation has shown that the only view in which XP
> doesn't feel the need to spread everything across half a screen
> interspersed with shiny helpful banners to tell me blindingly obvious
> things I already know is the "List" view.  But even then, it still
> insists on displaying "Shared Documents" and "[user]'s Documents" in there.

Oh, BTW, http://www.tweakxp.com/article36703.aspx removes "Shared 

Peace...  Sridhar

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