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Files listing in Windows Explorer changes

by Here4hlp / July 17, 2008 5:06 AM PDT

Files / folders list in my windows explorer keep changing to default "Tiles" listing. I like most of my folder/file listings to be in "Details" format and a few in "Icons" format; but anytime I close any folder and later reopen it, it has been switched back to "Tiles" format.

Can anyone help me get this straightened up.

Thanks

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Re: Files listing in Windows Explorer changes
by Tufenuf / July 17, 2008 5:13 AM PDT

Here4hlp, Start>Control Panel>Folder Options>View tab and select Remember each folder's view settings, click Apply/OK.

Tufenuf

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Check your setting.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 17, 2008 5:13 AM PDT
http://www.oreillynet.com/cs/user/view/cs_msg/31545 notes a few.

I'll focus on just one -> "To check, open any old explorer window and go to TOOLS/FOLDER OPTIONS. Click on the VIEW tab and uncheck the box next to REMEMBER EACH FOLDERS VIEW SETTINGS. In fact, while you are in here, look around -- there are probably a few other choice things you can turn on or off that are annoying you as well."

And as usual, turn it off if on, then reboot, whistle 4 times, face Redmond and turn it back on.
Bob
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