The size of selected files in Status bar is incremented every time user refreshes the window

Article ID: 962227 - View products that this article applies to.
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Symptom



When you select files Windows Explorer and then refresh the window, selecting the files again will make the Status Bar show the incorrect size for the selected files. Every time you refresh the window, the Status Bar increments the size shown by adding the previous value to the actual size of selected files.

Cause



Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Resolution



To workaround this issue, use the Details Pane instead of the Status Bar.

In order to enable the Details Pane, follow these steps:

 

1.       Open a Window Explorer window.

2.       On the Organize menu, select Layout and then Details Pane.

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Article ID: 962227 - Last Review: January 13, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
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