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Discus and support Windows 10 - File Explorer creates duplicate directory on file download in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; When I am downloading files, in the file explorer save dialog, it seems that a phantom duplicate directory is created at the bottom of the top... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by JGreg7, Mar 23, 2021.

  1. JGreg7 Win User

    Windows 10 - File Explorer creates duplicate directory on file download


    When I am downloading files, in the file explorer save dialog, it seems that a phantom duplicate directory is created at the bottom of the top directory listing when I download the next file. I then have to either save to the phantom new directory, or scroll to the real directory. see image


    The reason this is a problem is that if I save to different sub-directories in the desired directory, I have to scroll back up to the original directory. A bit of a nuisance for no apparent reason.


    This seems to be an undesired Windows 10 feature.


    Any ideas how to disable this?


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    JGreg7, Mar 23, 2021
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  2. Frick Win User

    Finding duplicate files

    Hey hey,

    During the years the backups have just accumulated in random places, essentially, and I would like to clean up. Is there a program that can search for duplicate files? And by that I mean identical files. I tried dupeGuru, but that somehow found ... all files to be identical I guess? Like how a bunch of jpg's with different names, sizes and locations being marked 100% identical, or how a bunch of xls-files with completely different everything also were 100% matches with each other. I don't need any fancy functions, just a list of the files that share the name and filesize and created/last write dates.
     
    Frick, Mar 23, 2021
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Mar 23, 2021
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  4. Windows 10 - File Explorer creates duplicate directory on file download

    Directory Size Utility

    Change Log v1.6

    • Resoved an issue where selecting "Detail" from the "View" drop down would cause duplicates.
    • New "Peek" feature!
      • Selecting something in the Directory column in the Directory view (Left window) while holding "z" will peek into that directory!
      • Double clicking the Directory column in the directory view(Left window) while holding "z" will add the folder.
    • New color coded feature in both Size columns for Detailed view.
    • Exporting to Excel will now Export both Folder (left) and File (right) window. In the excel file the Folder, and File window will be on different sheets.
    • Add a feature to export to older excel 97-2003 (.xls) from the file/export drop down window.
    Download HERE!

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    Mindweaver, Mar 23, 2021
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