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Windows 7: How to change views in screens

28 Jan 2013   #1
Melissa

Windows 7 Home Professional 64bit
 
 
How to change views in screens

I wish to view the file properties such as C:/Users/Melissa/etc/etc

Can you enable for every screen to have that displayed in every screen in your explorer screen?

I also wish to see the size of each folder - this does not seem to be happening as a default to my screen.

Thank you Forum


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28 Jan 2013   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

In the upper right of any Explorer window click on the How to change views in screens-capture.jpg arrow and choose Details. See if that's what you want. You'll have to do this with each folder you want to see it.


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28 Jan 2013   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Milissa,

The tutorial below can help show you how to set a default folder view for all folders.
Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders
In Windows Explorer, folder size can only be seen in pop-up when you hover on the folder, or look at it's Properties page.
Folder Size
You might consider trying a 3rd party alternative to explorer like FreeCommander to see if it may work better for the size issue.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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