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Windows 7: can't change arrange by settings in windows 7 libraries

18 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64
can't change arrange by settings in windows 7 libraries

no matter what i choose arrange by album, artist or whatever it just keeps arranging it by folder and not only in the music library but in all the libraries
i tries to create another user but the problem wasn't resolved
i'm using windows 7 x64 build 7600 version 6.1

thanks for your time

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24 May 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1

I have the same issue as you and they told me to perform a clean install of windows 7 which erases EVERYTHING... You might be able to do that but I can't because I don't have an external hdd to backup my files onto.
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24 May 2013   #3

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1

Hi medosd, here's how.

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