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Windows 7: Default Folder View

25 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Default Folder View

Is there a way to make all your folders display files in list view by default without changing each one?

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25 Aug 2010   #2

Win7 Ult. 32bit

In Control Panel, go to Folder Options, and under View enable "Always show menus". Now go to Windows Explorer and set it up the way you want. Return to Folder Options - now you can get to it via the Tools menu - and under View select "Apply to all folders".
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25 Aug 2010   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

alternately open a page, click organize/ select folder and search options, click the view tab and after selecting your folders to list in the open window click apply to folders oh and welcome to seven forums
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25 Aug 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Shantred,

In additon, this tutorial can help show you how to set a default folder view for all folders in Windows 7. You will want to use General Items at step 1, then set the view to List in step 2.

Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders

Hope this helps,
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