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Windows 7: How do I change Downloads folder display format in Windows Explorer?

20 Mar 2015   #1
Involute

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
How do I change Downloads folder display format in Windows Explorer?

Somehow, my Downloads file folder display format has changed to what you'd expect for music (see Explor1.jpg, attached), and I can't change it back, no matter what setting I select in the Change View dropdown. I used to be able to set it to anything in the dropdown, like "Details" (as in Xplor2.jpg). How can I unlock the format? Thanks.




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20 Mar 2015   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Involute,

Changing it's folder template back to "General Items" should do the trick for you.

Folder Template - Change
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20 Mar 2015   #3
Involute

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Yup, that did it. Thanks.
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20 Mar 2015   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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