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Windows 7: Setup of Windows Explorer

21 Aug 2013   #1
tonyvella

windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Setup of Windows Explorer

I want my Windows Explorer to always show 'list'. So, I opened Explorer, set the folder view to 'list', then > tools > folder options > view > apply to folders. However, the next time I opened 'my music' folder I got a details view, and when I opened 'my pictures' folder I got a tiles view.

Is there any way I can have Explorer show a list view for all folders or is it time to seek an Explorer replacement? Thanks in advance.


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21 Aug 2013   #2
gregrocker

 

You are only setting the view for folders of that type, i.e. Music. You may need to apply it to each category of folder. Folder Template - Default - Windows 7 Help Forums
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21 Aug 2013   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Tony,

The tutorial below can help show you how to set and apply a default folder view to all folders.

Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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