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Windows 7: ShellFolderFix - Manage folder window positions/size

29 Oct 2012   #451
rjlovec

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bengta View Post
Does this mean that ShellFolderFix doesn't save window locations for e.g. Firefox, Spotify, xplorer2, MS Excel, MS Outlook etc?
My experience has been that ShellFolderFix does not save the window locations for applications. Some applications must have their own method for re-opening in the last window position as that functionality was working before I installed ShellFolderFix.


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08 Nov 2012   #452
ryangalleher

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I'm looking into transferring my folder layout from one computer to the other...anyone have any tips on where the layout files are saved/how to do that?
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10 Nov 2012   #453
SAYB3R

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

A thousand thank you's! This program is exactly what we needed!
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12 Dec 2012   #454
dale5351

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks. I'm just getting used to my new computer with Win 7 Pro x64. The very first thing I missed was the ability to resize folders on my desktop. I use them to keep related applications. I detest the start menu!

This installed easily, and does almost every thing I would want. The only thing it does not do is allow me to turn off the navigation pane on desktop folders, but keep it on the main "my computer" folder.
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15 Dec 2012   #455
tim823

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Any plans for a Windows 8 compatible folder fix?

I had ShellFolderFix all along for Windows 7... when I upgraded, Windows 8 wouldn't initially upgrade, and kept auto reverting to 7 because of errors during installation. I had a Microsoft tech go through all the errors and they determined that it was the ShellFolderFix, and once it was uninstalled Windows 8 installed flawlessly.

Once 8 was up and running I was hoping that since it made it past the install, I would be able to reinstall the Folder Fix. I tried, but when I restarted my computer Windows would no longer load(Had to reboot in safe mode with the Windows 8 disc to uninstall it so it would run again!)! So I am assuming I need to wait for a Windows 8 compatible version?
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21 Dec 2012   #456
fdonald

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Just curious, did you try to install using Windows 7 compatibility mode?
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24 Dec 2012   #457
max21

Windows 7 Ultimate32bit
 
 

Now Windows can be Windows again! Thank you Sir
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tim823: So I am assuming I need to wait for a Windows 8 compatible version?
Start over; I would do a clean install of Win-7, upgrade it to Win-8 *than* add fixit just to be sure. ShellFolderFixit took the shell to get the job done! It may be 3-5 years before Windows-9, so might as well start from scratch for five more years of heaven and thanks for the heads up. Now I know what not to try or at lease it will be all new before I change the SHELL.
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31 Dec 2012   #458
iron7

7 64
 
 

I just began using this program. If I resize an explorer folder, the next folder I open will be the same size. If I then resize that second folder, and return to the first folder, the first folder will change back to the size I had originally defined it as.

I get this behavior whether I have "When navigating to a new location" checked to either "Use window as is" or "Update window".

I thought this program was supposed to prevent new windows from replicating the size of previous ones. Am I doing something incorrect here?
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04 Jan 2013   #459
jabloomf1230

Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate
 
 

My experience with upgrading from Win 7 to Win 8 is that ShellFolderFix now works erratically. Does anyone have it working under under Win 8 x64?
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04 Jan 2013   #460
kagi

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

jabloomf1230,
How does Win 8 compare to Win 7 for remembering folders? Any difference?
How do you like Win 8?
I'm still unsure about upgrading my Win 7 x64 to Win 8.
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