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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable

18 Dec 2014   #480

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Option 1 screwed up my text size and line spacing EVERYWHERE. I ran option 2 and it did not fix this.

Text is now too small (and line spacing appears to be single spacing now) in folder view. How can I fix this?

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18 Dec 2014   #481

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello noms78,

Could you post an example of this compared to what you wanted instead?

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10 Feb 2015   #482

windows 7 pro 64 bit

i've run the remove auto arrange batch, when the command prompt runs my libraries folder opens and when the computer folder opens i have to open the rest of explorer (as in the taskbar) with either the task manager or the program in the windows folder. and it doesn't seem to have any effect. no auto arrange option in right click or view. help please?
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10 Feb 2015   #483

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Matti, and welcome to Seven Forums.

When you run the Disable_Windows_7_Explorer_Auto_Arrange.bat file from OPTION ONE, are you letting it sit not doing anything else on the computer until finished?

Please post a screenshot showing this to see what the issue may be.

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11 Feb 2015   #484

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit

Your system must have developed a nervous breakdown as I have never ever asked for advice on the above subject.This sort of thing has also occurred before.
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11 Feb 2015   #485

windows 7 pro 64 bit

yeah, after running it i leave it till it brings up my computer. i remember the prompt saying that certain registry tags weren't found (or something along that line)
i tried it on my 32bit laptop and had the same result.
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11 Feb 2015   #486

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

It's normal for it not to find some of the registry keys. They are just included to make sure they get deleted if they were there.

Do you have anything running that could be interfering with restarting explorer?

Are you able to arrange icons how you like in Windows Explorer like in the example screenshots?

Just to make sure, this doesn't affect inside a library.
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27 Feb 2015   #487

windows 7 pro 64 bit

i've logged on today and it's working. must have just been doing something wrong.
or maybe it had something to do with the update i just had.
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27 Feb 2015   #488

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Great news Matti.
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18 Mar 2015   #489

Windows 7 Home Premium

This 'Fix' for Explorer to disable auto-arrange didn't work for me ..
What I want when downloading or copying a file; XP saves the file at the bottom of the ../Downloads folder (folder in 'Details' view). However, it saves in alphabetical order, and makes finding the file a huge problem when I have the 'Download' folder already open. This is the same in Win8 and Win10.
This 'feature' in XP has been permanently disabled in future OS's by Microsoft it seems.
Really, really sad ...
(still using XP Pro for productivity .. and pleasure!)
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