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Why do some folder look like song forums?

by leonardevens / February 25, 2011 5:49 AM PST

I find that some of my folders have headings that would be appropriate for collections of songs. I can go in and individually change the headings, but I once found a way to tell the OS that that the folder was not a song folder.

I can't find that again. Can someone remind me of what to do?

I am running Vista 64 bit version

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Try this.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 25, 2011 8:33 PM PST

Not sure if it works on XP, but worth a try.

Right click the folder and select Properties. Is there a "Customise" tab there? If so, you can change what the folder is optimised for there.


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Sorry, I see this is Vista.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 25, 2011 8:33 PM PST
In reply to: Try this.

So it should work for Vista.


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Folders looking loike song folders
by leonardevens / February 27, 2011 6:17 AM PST

It does work with Vista.

I don't know how I missed it.

Can anyone tell me how those folders got characterized as song folders in
the first place?

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Intuitive Vista?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 27, 2011 7:24 PM PST

If there is nothing but music tracks in a folder, then I would guess that Vista recognises that and assigns the folder as a music folder.


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