Show Attributes Column in Explorer (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP)

If you like to view your files using the detailed view option you may have noticed that the attributes column has disappeared. With the introduction of Windows 98 it was removed by default, this tweak adds it back.

1.Open your registry and find the key below.
2.Create a new DWORD value called 'ShowAttribCol' and set the value to '1' to enable the attributes column.

Restart Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Settings
User Key : [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
Value Name : ShowAttribCol
Data Type : REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data : (0 = disable, 1 = enable)

Disclaimer : Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.