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Windows 7: disable auto arrange

23 Feb 2010   #1
bluzeboy

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 
disable auto arrange

How can I disable auto arrange in my folders?
thanks


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23 Feb 2010   #2
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

You don't
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23 Feb 2010   #3
bluzeboy

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

surely their must be a way
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23 Feb 2010   #4
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Sure, go to Windows XP or Vista.
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23 Feb 2010   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Bluzeboy,

You might see if the workaround in the link below may work for you to do this.

Auto-arrange - solved?

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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24 Feb 2010   #6
bluzeboy

windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

thanks Brink
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24 Feb 2010   #7
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

You're welcome Bluzeboy.
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