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Windows 7: Windows 7 Forgets View/Grouping Settings

01 Feb 2011   #1

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Windows 7 Forgets View/Grouping Settings

Okay, I gotta know why this keeps happening. I set the Games Explorer to Group: Type; View: Large Icons.

I just opened it up and it's set Group: None; View: Details. Now I've read that in Vista settings weren't saved due to a sort of "Custom Folder Settings" limit; 5000 I think.

Now I have reset the folder customization back to defaults and then reinstated the desired settings. And that hasn't fixed the issue.

But it doesn't end there. When this happens I usually say "screw it" and just set it to View: Large Icons. Then every once in awhile it'll just randomly go back to View: Large Icons; Group: Type. I've even left it as View: Details, and sure enough after a few open/close-s and startups it'll switch back to the way I want it.

Games Explorer seems to be the only one that randomly picks the way to display the icons.

So, what gives? I can understand it dumping the folder settings and returning to stock defaults...but to switch back and forth just seems........odd.

OS: Windows 7 [64]; latest patches

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