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Windows 7: Display all Icons in Desktop Folders as "Medium Icons"' (by Default)?

14 Oct 2017   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Display all Icons in Desktop Folders as "Medium Icons"' (by Default)?

Hi Everyone,

What is the best way to get Windows 7 Professional to display all the icons inside the folders on my desktop as "Medium Icons" (view settings) by default, unless I specifically indicate that I want certain icons displayed in another way?

Also, I use the file management program XYplorer as my primary file management program, so I am hoping that whatever I do to have all the icons in folders on my desktop display as "Medium Icons" (view settings, as default) will also force them to show as "Medium Icons" within the XYplorer program, as well, if at all possible.

Thanks so much for your help with this issue.

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14 Oct 2017   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello CFguy,

You could use the method in the tutorial below to set a default folder view and apply it to all folders. This will not affect XYplorer though.

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