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What about the showing the name of driver, folder or file in blue/green color in Windows Vista?

What about the showing the name of driver, folder or file in blue/green color in Windows Vista?

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If the drivers, folders or files are compressed or encrypted, their names’ color will be changed.

If drivers, folders or files are compressed or encrypted, their names’ color will be different.
If compressed, the name’s color will be blue; If encrypted, the name’s 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 function Compress Folders in Windows Vista.

If you don’t want to change the name’s color into blue/green, please refer to the following steps.
1.Click the Start button, and then click Computer.


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


3.Click the View label, cancel the item Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in color


4.Click the OK button.