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Windows 7: How to properly set my folder settings?

05 Apr 2013   #1
ljanbe

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
How to properly set my folder settings?

Hi guys. I'm new here, and basically i registered so you can help me solve my problem

Here it is. My folder looks like this.



But when i copy this folder, or change one letter, or anything else, this happens.



I don't know if this can be sort out, but if you could help me i would be very grateful


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05 Apr 2013   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Click this icon till the view changes. Does it help?


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05 Apr 2013   #3
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

you could also try (from the 3idiots window)

click organize then click folder and search options, then in the window that opens click the set this folder view as default or words to that effect.
im using windows 8 at the moment so i cant remember the exact wording , its all there though .
the idea is to set up a window the way you like it then set it as the default across all your folders,
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05 Apr 2013   #4
ljanbe

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Yes i tried this already but it doesn't help. It's working when my movie folder is on, example D disc, but when i copy it on C disc, or USB, windows itself set that other view, i was talking about.

I'm looking for something like that bat. file i downloaded, so i can arrange folders, and files how i want it, not by name or so. I know how to set view of files i like, but they don't stay in that order for long, windows changes it.
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05 Apr 2013   #5
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

not sure why it is doing that, i would try running a sfc/scan
be aware if you have any third party themes or icons they will revert to default windows icons etc.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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05 Apr 2013   #6
ljanbe

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I give up, thanks for your help guys, i will try not to move this folders, and then this will work properly.
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05 Apr 2013   #7
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Have you tried this?

Have you tried this?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
Have you set your "Folder Templates"?

Tutorials
Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders
Folder Template - Change
Folder Template - Default

1 - Choose the details and view that you want
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2 - Choose the Template
3 - In "Folder Options" choose "Apply to folders"
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05 Apr 2013   #8
ljanbe

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Yea, i get this, i get all of this. I set it like you said, but when i change something (a letter in a folder) or move that folder, everything resets. I was just wondering how (and can i) stop windows from doing this.
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05 Apr 2013   #9
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Disable Auto-Folder Discovery

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ljanbe View Post
Yea, i get this, i get all of this. I set it like you said, but when i change something (a letter in a folder) or move that folder, everything resets. I was just wondering how (and can i) stop windows from doing this.
Assuming that the SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker reported no errors, you probably need to disable Auto-Folder discovery.
Once you have done that, set your views and templates.

However on my PC, the "Recycle Bin" will still change views (usually if it only contains images).
All other folders remember their settings though.

WARNING!
Use this reg file at your own risk!

Create a System Restore Point, or better yet, a backup HDD image, BEFORE using the reg file!

DisableAutoFolderDiscovery.reg

The file should contain the following code:
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell]
"FolderType"="NotSpecified"


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