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Windows 7: Windows 7 does not remember optical drive folder view settings

28 Sep 2012   #1
0pTicaL

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Windows 7 does not remember optical drive folder view settings

It keeps reverting back to details view and sort by name.

Nothing seems to affect the view settings on the optical drive. I switched from General to Music to Videos and the view settings stay the same.

Is this a bug with Windows 7?


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28 Sep 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello 0pTicaL,

You should be able to change your folder views and template to what you like, but the folder views and template for removable media are not remembered by Windows once the removable media has been removed, disconnected, or turned off.
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29 Sep 2012   #3
0pTicaL

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello 0pTicaL,

You should be able to change your folder views and template to what you like, but the folder views and template for removable media are not remembered by Windows once the removable media has been removed, disconnected, or turned off.
Yeah, I just confirmed it on another machine with a fresh install.

This sucks and took me long enough to find out. XP did not have this problem. Thanks for the reply.
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