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modelman

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Following the latest update, I have now lost the back button on file explorer. I have also lost the file path.

Can anyone tell me how to get it back please/

Thank you.
 

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Is the back button missing or is it grayed out? Would you please post a screenshot.
Have you recently installed any new software or do you have any 3rd party app installed that alters the GUI?
 

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Thank you for your reply. I have now uninstalled the updates and all is back to normal.

I will not install them again
 

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    intel i12
It would be nice to know what updates your uninstalled. Someone else may benefit from the information.
 

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    Windows 11 Home, 23H2, 22631.3593, Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22700.1003.0
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I will not install them again
FYI While you can hide the update, if the problematic update was a cumulative update, that is not an ongoing solution without disabling all updates permanently.

Cumulative updates are just that. What is in this month's cumulative will also be in next month's cumulative.

If it is a cumulative and you are running the release version of 11, there is nothing wrong with the update as by now hundreds of thousands of us have downloaded the same update without issues. If the update caused a problem for you, that would point to something going on with your specific device. I would think you would want to solve exactly what that is.
 

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    i9-10900 10 core 20 threads
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    DELL 0J37VM
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    32 gb
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    none-Intel UHD Graphics 630
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    Integrated Realtek
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    Benq 27
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    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1tb Solidigm m.2 +256gb ssd+512 gb usb m.2 sata
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    Dell Premium
    Keyboard
    Logitech wired
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Internet Speed
    so slow I'm too embarrassed to tell
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender+MWB Premium
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    Windows 10 Pro 22H2 19045.3930
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    i7-4770
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    Benq 27
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    Defender+MWB Premium

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As for the Back button in File Explorer, it doesn't show in mind until I click a folder or file in the right pane.

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    Dell Vostro 3400
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    Intel Core i5 11th Gen. 2.40GHz
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    12GB
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    256GB SSD NVMe
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    Windows Defender/Microsoft Security
I have currently blocked all updates. I do have Startallback installed, if this would cause the problem? I only really have it so I can have a small taskbar, as I don't like a big one, and the reg fix that was put on here ages ago no longer works.
The updates were KB5037591 and KB5037771 which I uninstalled to clear the problem. With them installed there was no way I could find to see the back button or address bar.
At 78 I am not as technically minded as most on here, so have to go with the easy option.
I have W11, version 10.0.22631
Thank you for your comments.
 

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    Windows11
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    Laptop
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    Asus
    CPU
    intel i12
Just checked spec again. It is version 23H2 and build 22631.3447
 

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    Asus
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    intel i12
Getting updates for Patch Tuesday now, latest is 22631.3593.
 

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    Win11 Pro RTM
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    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Vostro 3400
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 11th Gen. 2.40GHz
    Memory
    12GB
    Hard Drives
    256GB SSD NVMe
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro RTM x64
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    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Vostro 5890
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 10th Gen. 2.90GHz
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    16GB
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    Onboard, no VGA, using a DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter
    Monitor(s) Displays
    24" Dell
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    512GB SSD NVMe, 2TB WDC HDD
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    Firefox, Edge
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    Windows Defender/Microsoft Security
Also experiencing this issue after the latest updated. Thought I was going crazy. The address/path bar and the nav buttons are just gone.
 

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    Windows 11
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    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    MSI GF Series GF63 Thin 11UC-262
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    Intel Core i7 11th Gen 11800H (2.30GHz)
    Memory
    64GB DDR4
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU 4 GB GDDR6
Can you supply a screenshot? Also, what happens if you restart the explorer from task manager? What if you launch control panel and click the arrow on the left side of the address back and select an Explorer location from that drop down? Does it just glitch upon boot to cause fbis issue or is it actually broken after the update?
 

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Potential fix: I used to have StartAllBack installed, but had removed it. I noticed someone above had said much the same, so I re-installed it, and I have the address bar and nav buttons back again.

My bet is that the update wiped out some of the registry entries the 3rd party app had installed.

"Depending on third-party OS hacks" now added to the ever-growing list of "things that someone with 28 years of experience in IT should know better than doing."

*hides in shame*
 

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    Intel Core i7 11th Gen 11800H (2.30GHz)
    Memory
    64GB DDR4
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    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU 4 GB GDDR6
My bet is that the update wiped out some of the registry entries the 3rd party app had installed.
Good bet, some Version Upgrades and Build updates to them may reset things and disable customizations.
 

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    Win11 Pro RTM
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Vostro 3400
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 11th Gen. 2.40GHz
    Memory
    12GB
    Hard Drives
    256GB SSD NVMe
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro RTM x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Vostro 5890
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 10th Gen. 2.90GHz
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Onboard, no VGA, using a DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter
    Monitor(s) Displays
    24" Dell
    Hard Drives
    512GB SSD NVMe, 2TB WDC HDD
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    Firefox, Edge
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    Windows Defender/Microsoft Security
Thank you for reply. I uninstalled Startall back, reinstalled the W11 updates, then reinstalled startallback, and everything is now as it was originally.
 

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    Windows11
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    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus
    CPU
    intel i12
(y)
 

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  • OS
    Win11 Pro RTM
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Vostro 3400
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 11th Gen. 2.40GHz
    Memory
    12GB
    Hard Drives
    256GB SSD NVMe
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro RTM x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Vostro 5890
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 10th Gen. 2.90GHz
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Onboard, no VGA, using a DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter
    Monitor(s) Displays
    24" Dell
    Hard Drives
    512GB SSD NVMe, 2TB WDC HDD
    Browser
    Firefox, Edge
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender/Microsoft Security
Thank you for this post! I deeply appreciate it! ...dayum no back button! I thought it was intented lolll!
 

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    win11
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    Dell
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    13th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-13700 2.10 GHz
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    64.0 GB (63.7 GB usable)
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    RC505 Mk1
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    1080
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    a few...
this change was so annoying, thankfully installing startallback again also worked for me, appreciate the advice in this thread
 

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    Windows 11 Home
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    PC/Desktop

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