Folder Options Command Is Unavailable in Internet Explorer

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Symptoms
When you use Internet Explorer to view your local hard disk or a sharednetwork drive, the Folder Options command on the View menu may beunavailable.
Cause
This problem can occur if you are using the browser-only version ofInternet Explorer (the Windows Desktop Update component is not installed).
Resolution
To resolve this problem, install the Windows Desktop Update component. Forinformation about how to do so, please see the following article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
165695 How to Add or Remove Windows Desktop Update
To work around this problem, double-click My Computer, and then clickOptions on the View menu.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Internet Explorer 4.0 and4.01. We are researching this problem and will post new information herein the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.
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Article ID: 179024 - Last Review: 06/22/2014 18:42:00 - Revision: 6.0

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