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Windows 7: Hey Shawn, you got some ink ;)

28 Jul 2013   #1
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
Hey Shawn, you got some ink ;)

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If you moved from Windows XP to either Windows 7 or Windows 8, chances are that you have noticed that you can no longer disable the Auto arrange icons setting in Windows/File Explorer. In other words the Auto arrange icons setting is permanently turned on such that when you use any of the icon views in Windows/File Explorer, you can no longer manually move the icons where you want them. This disability is especially apparent when you are looking at a folder full of images. Fortunately, Microsoft MVP Shawn Brink has created a couple of very slick batch files that quickly edit the registry to disable this permanent setting and bring back the Auto arrange icons and Align icons to grid menu items - at least to a certain extent. Let's take a closer look.
Quick Tip: Disable the permanent Auto arrange setting in Windows 7 and 8 - TechRepublic

Good on ya Shawn

A Guy
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28 Jul 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

That was nice of Greg.

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28 Jul 2013   #3
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Shawn you are the Man . Nice to see you, SF & EF referred in such a positive way.
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28 Jul 2013   #4
Stephanie

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 / Windows TP 10 x64
 
 

Very cool Shawn
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28 Jul 2013   #5
koolkat77

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