Can't see Windows Explorer sync icon overlays anymore

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No, they haven't. Nothing was changed in Sync in this regard. 

You mean there are no syncshell...dll files? perhaps Sync was not able to register them in the system. Check registry keys HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BitTorrent Sync - there shall be two .dll and two in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BitTorrent Sync. 

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The link mentions SyncShellExtension.dll file. What I have is ShellExtensionPath64_230.dll and ShellExtensionPath86_230.dll.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BitTorrent Sync has the following keys:

ShellExtensionPath64 -> d:\Users\Juan Ma\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent Sync\ShellExtensionPath64_230.dll
ShellExtensionPath86 -> d:\Users\Juan Ma\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent Sync\ShellExtensionPath86_230.dll

And  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BitTorrent Sync  has the following keys:

ShellExtensionOverlay64 -> d:\ProgramData\BitTorrent Sync\ShellExtensionOverlay64_230.dll
ShellExtensionOverlay86 -> d:\ProgramData\BitTorrent Sync\ShellExtensionOverlay86_230.dll

The files referenced by the reg keys are in their folders as expected.

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18 minutes ago, kwyjibo said:

Thank  you jammin, that seems to be the cause.

No problem.  Sadly the icons are pretty useless.  They only display on the top level folder, and not on any subfolders or files.  There is no indication of sync status.

If you're used to the icons from dropbox or onedrive, you're going to be disappointed :(


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filenames in article are updated. I guess we shall also add info about overlay limits. 


on Selective Sync folders Sync shows green tick for synced files, subfolders are not ticked though. and progress bar on being being synced. Full sync folders (SS is off) - no icons indeed apart from top folder. 

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