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