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Windows 7: Organize Files

04 Nov 2009   #1

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Organize Files

What is the deal with reorganizing your files in a folder. This seems like a very basic function that Microsoft has left out. Is there any way to do this?

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04 Nov 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Dylon, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you mean like you could in XP by moving the folders around in any order in the Windows Explorer window, then yes that has been removed in Vista and Windows 7. These tutorials may be able to help you with arranging them in Windows 7 though. See their related links as well.

File and Folder Arrangement - Change in Windows Explorer Window

Folder Template - Change

Folder Template - Default

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Nov 2009   #3

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thanks shawn , I can now rest easier. Although I just upgraded from Vista and I was able to move the files around. But anyways since i can't do it manually anymore would there be any way to group files in a customized way. For example l have movies that I would like to group in Genres.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

06 Nov 2009   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

You may be able to use the "Group by" link above for something similar.
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