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Folder Options when looking for a file in a specific program

I want to set the folder options when looking for a file. example:
When in photoshop or in any other program when i click open the folder is organized by file name but in reverse alphabetical order.

I want it to be organized like every other folder on my system. Detail list, by name, alphabetical order.

I already tried opening and setting up a folder how i wanted. Then I went to folder optioons and choose apply to all folders.
didn't work

I also changed the settings while in the open menu thinking it would remember the changes. But everytime I click file open it showed up the same by file name but in reverse alphabetical order.

Thanks for any help this is driving me crazy.

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Re: Folder Options when looking for a file in a specific pro

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JuicyMoo, By default Windows only remembers the last 400 folder settings. Go to the link below and on line 2 (left column) click on "Increase Folder View Size Limit to 8000" to download a reg file. Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt. After the import is successful restart your computer.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

Tufenuf

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Thanks Tufenuf

In reply to: Re: Folder Options when looking for a file in a specific pro

I followed your instructions and it worked
Thanks again

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(NT) Glad to see it worked & Thanks for posting back.

In reply to: Thanks Tufenuf

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