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View changing from DETAILS to TILES...

by bently / January 1, 2007 2:28 PM PST

Using XP home, SP2, all updates.

I have a problem with "VIEW" in EXPLORER.EXE changing from DETAILS to TILES real frequently.

I think I narrowed the problem to using CCleaner. It appears that after I use CCleaner, DETAILS reverts back to TILES.

I read that the DEFAULT setting is TILES, and when a change to DETAILS is made, the change is saved in a TEMP file,

Running CCleaner removes temp files and apparently allows DETAILS to revert back to TILES.


SO... can I go to the REGISTRY and change anything to make the DEFAULT setting to be DETAILS?


Thanks

Ben

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Not sure, but
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 1, 2007 8:12 PM PST

perhaps you could restore CCleaner's backup of the registry entries it has deleted.

I would not have expected such default settings to be stored in a temp folder, but I don't know for sure.

Mark

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by bently / January 2, 2007 1:45 AM PST
In reply to: Not sure, but

Thanks Mark,

I use CCleaner just about everytime I log off the web. I have it delete everything.

I GOOGLED the the problem and somewhere along the line, found mention that the change was made to a "temp" file and to make change permanent, had to hack the registry. But did not tell me what changes to make.

Ben

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