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Windows 7: Make all folders default to "name" category/column only?

24 Sep 2017   #1
Zoloft

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Make all folders default to "name" category/column only?

Hello all!

Been a long time since I've posted, which is a good thing!

Is there a way to make the default for all windows to have the "name" category/column only, not the date modified, etc columns?

As always, I appreciate all your help, to me, and everyone!

R


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24 Sep 2017   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Russell, :)

You could use the method in the tutorial below to set a default folder view to all folders.

You would basically set all folders to use the same folder template (ex: "General Items") for detail view, set the view of a folder how you wanted with only the "Name" column, then "Apply to Folders".

Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders - Windows 7 Help Forums

Since you only wanted a "Name" column in details view, you might see if you may like "List" view.

File and Folder Arrangement - Change in Windows Explorer Window - Windows 7 Help Forums
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07 Oct 2017   #3
Zoloft

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Sorry for the slow reply Brink (new baby, no time!), greatly appreciate the help!
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07 Oct 2017   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Russell. :)

Hopefully, you'll get a bit of sleep every now and then.
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