In addition, the tutorial below can show you how to set a default folder view in all folders in Windows 7. You can also look at the "Related Tutorials" links at the bottom of the tutorial below for more details about folder view settings. Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders
However, this will not affect the folder view settings in libraries and library folders, the small File -> "Save as", "Open" common dialog type windows, or a window's default size and position.
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