Windows: File Color Coding

Windows supports file/folder color coding for easy identification for the user. Encrypted files are displayed in green and compressed NTFS files are displayed in blue. To turn on/off this feature, use the following steps:

  1. Click Start > Control Panel and then double-click Folder Options
  2. On the View tab, click to select the Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in color check box

Thanks to Shelley Schwartz for providing this tip




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