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Windows 7: Libraries - don't want any sub-folders

05 Apr 2013   #1
gerribol

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Libraries - don't want any sub-folders

I have a new computer and would like to set it up as my previous computer was set-up. A computer tech set it up.

Previously I could click on the documents library and all my documents would show up. Now I have sub-folders and I have to click through about 3 sub-folders to come to my documents.

I am the only person using the computer.

I would also like to computer to go to the desktop on start up rather than for me to have to click my name to get to the desktop.

I hope I am making myself clear.

Thanks


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05 Apr 2013   #2
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Some of these tutorials might help. A screen shot may help with sorting out your libraries.
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Log On Automatically at Startup
Libraries - Restore Default
Library - Include a Folder
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05 Apr 2013   #3
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

You probably have it set to arange by folder like this...

Libraries - don't want any sub-folders-screenshot255_2013-04-05.png

Click the dropdown arrow and select Name and you get this...

File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by

Libraries - don't want any sub-folders-screenshot256_2013-04-05.png


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06 Apr 2013   #4
gerribol

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks for your help. I think I am getting the hang of libraries now.
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07 Apr 2013   #5
kado897

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It takes a bit of getting used to but it is worth it.
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