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Windows 7: [Windows Explorer] Sorting files in alphabetical order?

18 Apr 2016   #1
w7pro

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
[Windows Explorer] Sorting files in alphabetical order?

Is it possible to sort your files properly in Windows Explorer?

The result should be:
Quote:
1
2
11
File
File 100
New
New Text Document
I did try How to Enable or Disable Numerical Sorting in Windows Explorer but it didn't resolve the problem.

Any help is much appreciated!




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19 Apr 2016   #2
w7pro

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

So far the only solution to this irritating behavior is replacing Windows Explorer with XYPlorer which can sort filenames by base.

Sort filenames by base
Quote:
Check it to sort filenames primarily by base, secondarily by extension. Note that Windows Explorer
always sorts by full name (base + extension).
Is there another solution which doesn't involve installing additional software?

I can't believe this sh*t!
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