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Why are the names of some of my documents/applications blue?

Asked by theabk (683 points ) March 5th, 2007
When I open a window to see a list of documents or applications in a folder, some of them are blue (the text), while others are still black. I can't find an obvious common denominator among the things that are blue. Should I be worried?
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b's avatar
can you open the files that are blue?
bpeoples's avatar
In windows, "blue" typically indicates compressed files. Try selecting the file and getting the properties (right click -> properties), see if "compressed" is checked)

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