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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  17:15:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm sure the files are there under a full name log file or data file.
Did I change a setting or something that I no longer see the file extensions .lgf or .mdf in Explorer folders?

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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  17:27:32  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Yes, uncheck the "hide extensions for known file types". It's there in explorer in the folder options.

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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  17:28:03  Show Profile  Visit russell's Homepage  Reply with Quote
So the problem is you can't see the file extensions?

Make sure (1) your in detail view and (2) you uncheck "hide extensions for known file types" under tools, folder options.

Edited by - russell on 03/26/2012 17:28:20
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Posted - 03/29/2012 :  10:53:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks guys. Organize dropdown > Folder and Search Options > View tab >Yes, uncheck the "hide extensions for known file types"
I'm using RDP so the 'Computer' file explorer has a different look to it than Windows Explorer.
How did it ever get changed?
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Posted - 03/29/2012 :  10:57:20  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by LIRVA
How did it ever get changed?




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