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[Windows Vista] Showing the name of driver, folder or file in blue/green color

[Windows Vista] Showing the name of driver, folder or file in blue/green color

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If drivers, folders or files are compressed or encrypted, the font color of the filenames will be different.

If compressed, the font color will be blue; If encrypted, the font color will be green.

*The settings for compressing or encrypting a file or folder are only permissible in a NTFS file system. The settings for compressing function differ from the Compress Folders function in Windows Vista.

To prevent the font color of the filename from changing, please refer to the steps below.

1. Click Start  -> Computer.

2. Click Organize, and click Folder and Searching Options.

3. Click the View tab and disable the Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in color option. 

4. Click the OK button.