Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: I want folders to stay sorted by "Date Modified".

11 Aug 2016   #1
shadow2201

Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
 
 
I want folders to stay sorted by "Date Modified".

So I have 2 folders on my desktop that I like to keep ordered by "date modified". So I go into the folder, sort it by "date modified", do my business, and exit the folder. After awhile, if I go back into said folder, it forgets that I ordered it by "date modified" and auto orders it by name instead. Is there any way I can keep all folders ordered by "date modified" without having them go back to another order after I close said folder?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
12 Aug 2016   #2
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Check this out. Hope it helps. Fix: Windows forgets Folder View settings
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 I want folders to stay sorted by "Date Modified".




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
manually manipulate "date modified" field?
I have a folder, that within that folder, items are listed by date modified. Great, that's exactly what I want. But, I have one folder within that folder that I'd like to always be at the TOP of the view. The folders go back to 2013. Is there a way to manually change that one specific folder's...
Customization
"Date Modified" changes on original file when copying
I spent some time searching the forums but did not find any post that answered my question so I am starting a new thread. Windows Explorer is changing my original file's date when I do a drag-and-drop copy operation. I would like to know how I can tell Win7 to not change the original file date.
General Discussion
"Date Modified" doesn't change after Overwrite
Just recently, I've noticed an issue where the directory field "Date Modified" does not change after a copy/paste/overwrite using Windows Explorer. Background Info: To update images on several websites, I've been simply overwriting the old image files and syncing via DreamWeaver. I believe this...
General Discussion
How to change "Date modified" in folders
XP used to have several choices of date modified times - such as 'Recently',' Last Month' etc. I only have 'Earlier this year' and 'A long time ago'. This is not helpful! Is it possible to change these very limited options to give a clearer idea of how old the files are?
Customization
How to manuallly edit "Date Modified" information?
Running 7x64 up to date. I like to sort the contents of some folders by "Date Modified," But, I'd also like certain items within that folder to appear in a different order than by date. Is it possible to manually modify the "Date Modified" information, so that the items I wish to appear in...
Customization
"easy transfer" resets folder modified date
I just installed Windows 7 (Pro 64bit) on my desktop and ran W.E.T. to transfer my files from my Vista installation. The files have maintained their modified date/timestamp, but the folders' modified-date have all been reset to the current date (actually not quite all of them - empty folders have...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:19.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App