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Windows 7: Lock icon size (even if moving a folder or if I plug unplug a storage)


14 Nov 2013   #1

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Lock icon size (even if moving a folder or if I plug unplug a storage)

Hi everyone,

Is it possible to prevent reset of icon size inside a folder, or to have an adaptative (to avoid having too many blank space) icon size in folders?
Another question, probably a lot easier: is it possible to avoid Windows automatic Optimize this folder for?

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17 Nov 2013   #2

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Welcome to Seven Forums Joljo. For the Optimize issue, this seems to be a windows thing, where even though you set everything the way you like, Windows has it's own ideas that said, have a look at the registry edit in this thread

Disable "optimize this folder for..."

It's always advised to make a system image before doing any regostry editing, or at least make a backup of the registry

Registry - Backup and Restore

As to the icon issue, I'm afraid I don't know quite what the issue is, can you explain the behaivor and what triggers it?

A Guy
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17 Nov 2013   #3

Win 7 64 Pro
 
 

Thank you, I've added the registry key (wich is so unobvious), for my main question, as I suggested in the title, I would like to avoid any icon size (inside folders) reset, it happen every time you move a folder, and when a disk is removed (or removed for too long, I don't remember).
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17 Nov 2013   #4

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Are we talking about a change from View> Small, Medium, Large, Extra large icons? You have it set for, say, large icons, you move the folder (to another drive, another directory on the same drive?) and the icons are now medium, or? A Guy
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17 Nov 2013   #5

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Yes
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17 Nov 2013   #6

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Have a look here and see if that helps

Changes to the size, view, icon or position of a folder are lost

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