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Windows 7: How do I arrange all folders to always be organized alphabetically?

20 Mar 2014   #1
wanttohike

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How do I arrange all folders to always be organized alphabetically?

Hi, I've been looking for a solution to my problem online and can't seem to find it so I thought I'd post something here.

I have Windows 7 and whenever I open a folder it arranges by order of last accessed. This is a pain because I'm constantly having to re-sort my folders alphabetically so that I can find them. Is there any way I can make my folders always arranged alphabetically?

I've tried the Folder Options>View>Apply to Folders but it doesn't seem to work.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

RB


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20 Mar 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello RB, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You should be able to click on the Name column while in Details view to have the arrow pointing upwards in the Name column to have them Sort by "ascending" alphabetical order.

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

If you like, you can then use the method in the tutorial below to apply this to all folders. They should be by default though.

Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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20 Mar 2014   #3
wanttohike

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

That looks like it's done it! I followed the links to your .bat files and everything seems to be setup the right way. Thanks so much! I really appreciate the fast reply.

God Bless,

RB
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20 Mar 2014   #4
Brink

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You're most welcome.
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