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I want to be able to select file(s) and see their total size in the statusbar, just like in WinXP, is this possible anyhow?

At the moment i can only see the count of selected files! The place where the size was displayed is empty.

Edit: Notice: I have disabled the "details" thing already, because i dont want to see that much information about each file, nor that huge space taken from the folder. I just need the filesize visible and selected files count (and some other info that XP Showed i cant remember correctly ATM).

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It looks like the Details Pane is turned off.

See the following article : How to Turn the Details Pane On or Off in Windows 7.

In a nutshell : On the toolbar, click on Organize and Layout, Select (click) Details pane to have it checked, then OK.

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i disabled that for a reason already because it takes lots of space and has lots of useless information. –  winuser Jan 23 '11 at 17:24
    
But among all that useless information, I believe you will find the file size. –  harrymc Jan 23 '11 at 18:34
    
@harrymc: yes, but when theres so much useless information, it takes seconds to find the filesize when the positions always change depending on how many files you selected, and which types of files you selected! and besides, i dont want it to take that much space in one window. –  winuser Jan 23 '11 at 19:49
    
Then choose one of the other many Free File Manager. My favorite is the not so new servant salamander. –  harrymc Jan 23 '11 at 21:06
    
Seriously, that was the worst idea ever, i tried that program. It could work if it replaced the explorer.exe –  winuser Feb 5 '11 at 14:24

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