Web folders in Windows® 7
What are web folders? What are its use in Windows 7 OS?
Web folder is basically a directory in the computer which acts as shortcut to website. The web folders enable you in surfing your files on the web server and at the same time you can surf the files and folders saved on your computer. As your computer has Windows 7 as operating system, apart from various features in Windows 7, the combination of Windows 7 and web folders enthralls your browsing and computing experience. You can even save the website site files in the web folder and later upload those files in the website using the ‘Publish’ option of the front page. Thus you can comfortably go ahead with your browsing by utilizing the functions of web folders in your Windows 7 operating system.
Following are the information on fixing issues related to web folders in Windows 7:
- Role of web folders
- Symptoms and causes of the issue
- Fixing the issue
Role of web folders
Web folders enable you in easily storing, retrieving and sharing files on Internet while going through the remote files just like files in the hard drive of your system. It even provides the ‘File Locking’ feature which allows only one person to edit the data, if a second person tries to edit the document he gets a warning and will get only the ‘Read-Only’ copy of the file thereby protecting the file.
Symptoms and causes of the issue
The main issue that you may come across while using web folders in Windows 7 is that, you may not be able to successfully configure a web folder. Similarly sometimes you may able to set up a web folder but can only view the content. It means that you cannot edit the contents in the document thereby ending up in trouble.
The issue can be easily fixed by running the software update for web folders developed by Microsoft. At the same time make it a habit to keep your antivirus software updated so that any malware infection do not corrupt the files and folder supporting the operation.
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