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Windows 7: Icons sizes change back to details sizes on specific folder


18 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 bit
 
 
Icons sizes change back to details sizes on specific folder

hi there

as the title said i have really weird issue here...

the story goes like that...

i have a folder named "Desktop's icons that not in used" since old XP, i used to add all the icons of the progrems that i don't used (and use) often to it so i will find them right away when i need them, even when i format my pc and i backup stuff i also take this folder with me , put it again on the new OS and add each icon to it again when i reinstall it progrem. anyway long story short (and i think it will be right to add Weird xD) when i enter to this folder which i used to put on medium icons all this years it randomly change back to details sizes... mostly when i close other folder that have details sizes before i enter to this one.. but not allways, the windows keep remeber the icons's sizes and even the windows position and size in other folders ...so why only this folder just suddenly stop to remeber it own icon's size? is it corruption registry or something of sort?

i also tried to make a new folder with the same name, cut paste all of the icons into it and the issue still occur, and tried to disable some option that let the system choose what to change in my system's view (from look to performance) if it have hard time to display anything (which is hard for me to believe because i have I7 and Geforce 295 gtx..) and the issue still persist...


i know it just one weird and idiotic issue to make fuss about.. but i want to know if something is wrong with my system ...

thanks in advance for these who going to help

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18 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 bit
 
 

Update:

it seem like it happening in more then one folder and it keep to happened randomly... even the window's size keep getting back to the default size....

it like after some time most of the recent chances that i've done going back to the window's default ... why it happening? = (

anyone?
there is any way to fix it?
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18 Dec 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

There are two ways to do this.
1. Right click the (closed) folder/Properties/Customize tab. Under Customize this folder for:, choose one which you like, Pictures, Video, General items, etc, and click apply. Do this for each folder in question.

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2. Open the folder in question and select the icon view you want, then in the menu (1) click Tools, Drop down menu click Folder options (2), in the window that opens View tab (3) click Apply
to folders (4). This will set that view for all folders on your system of the same type to the current view.

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19 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 bit
 
 

thanks for the help

but i done that allready.. dosn't seem to help...

also i don't want that every folder will have the same view as this one...

the only thing that i need now is more folders that stuck with one view xD
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19 Dec 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Really odd, do you have any 3rd party theme programs installed?
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19 Dec 2011   #6

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Really odd, do you have any 3rd party theme programs installed?
nope

however after i tried what you told me to do on the second time.. the issue seem to be fixed =)

thanks alot mate
and happy holiday!
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19 Dec 2011   #7
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You're welcome, added as friend.
And Merry Christmas to you too!
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