Re: some files names are now blue

From: Lance (
Date: 01/04/05

Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2005 08:40:39 -0800

The blue means the files have been encrypted or compressed by Windows.

Open My Computer, click on Tools, then Folder Options. click on the View
tab. Scroll down and you'll see "Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files
in color."


wondering said the following on 1/4/2005 6:23 AM:
> I was just going through some of my document files and noticed that some
> (many) of the files names are now blue instead of the usual black color. I
> mean these file names are not like links on websites where they're supposed
> to change color when you click on them to let you know you've already clicked
> on that link. What does this blue color mean? Have these files been
> compromised?

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