Compatibility mode in Windows XP can be quite help full some times. But sometimes it can give you lots of problems.  Usually compatibility mode is turned on to support a particular website.   I have seen that most sites work better in Google Chrome browser.  Therefore, always try opening the site  in Google Chrome if you are having trouble with windows explorer.

Now – How to turn off compatibility mode in windows.

Go to Tools – > Compatibility View Settings – >Uncheck Bottom 3 Options