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Windows 7: how can one change the default windows browser view

07 Aug 2009   #1
shivam64

windows 7 and xp
 
 
how can one change the default windows browser view

Am right now using windows 7. The default view in my windows browser view is detail I want to change it to large icons. Please explain if you know a way to do so.....
Thanks


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07 Aug 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shivam64 View Post
Am right now using windows 7. The default view in my windows browser view is detail I want to change it to large icons. Please explain if you know a way to do so.....
Thanks
Shivam

Hi and welcome to seven forums

I think you mean this, but im not sure.

Icon Size - Change in Windows Explorer Window

Ken
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07 Aug 2009   #3
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Do the above, then click on organize and then er... it's about half way down "Settings and views" or something (Used to be "Folder Options") go to the "View" page and click "Apply to all folders".

Then every folder you open will be the same unless you hand change it to something else.

While your on the view page, select settings like unchecking "hide file extensions" while your at it, click Apply, then Apply to all folders.

BUT then there is the dreaded automatic folder view "feature" that sees one picture or mp3 and and decides for you how you want to see that entire folder in mp3 or picture view. ARG.

To fix that, go to the root of each of your drives and then select "Optimize this folder for" : "Documents" and apply that to the root and all subfolders.

Sorry about non specific step by step, on an XP machine atm.

After a while or when adding new drives it will revert behavior again and you have to do it all over. I wish I knew of a way to just make it the default for everything always unless I override it on a folder by folder basis. But that's been a problem since Win95 I think :/
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07 Aug 2009   #4
shivam64

windows 7 and xp
 
 

thanks zizgzag and fseal ur comments did help me out
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