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Windows 7: remember view settings for File - Open - Desktop

06 Jan 2011   #11
Bucic

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Bucic,

Did you try resetting folder views using this tutorial instead?

Folder View Settings - Reset All to Default

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Yes, with no avail.

I haven't tried the Packet's fix yet though...


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06 Jan 2011   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Bucic,

Try it again. I have updated it to also include the other locations as well.
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06 Jan 2011   #13
Bucic

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Bucic,

Try it again. I have updated it to also include the other locations as well.
Not only it didn't fix my problem, it did nothing at all to my folder view settings. After restart I still have the default folders view as "List", just like I've set it long time ago.
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06 Jan 2011   #14
Packet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Brink and i are talking about the same thing - i just looked at the reg file
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06 Jan 2011   #15
Bucic

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

And now I tried the microsoft fix. Nothing has changed.

Edit:
BTW, I tried to follow the manual way from here Changes to the size, view, icon or position of a folder are lost and the keys that I need to delete are not existent and the ones that I need to create are already there with the correct subkey value of 5000.
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06 Jan 2011   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Sorry Bucic,

I just re-read all the posts here again, and there is not a way to set a default folder view setting for the smaller "Open", "Save as", etc..... dialog box windows. You can only do so with the link in your first post in Windows Explorer instead.
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07 Jan 2011   #17
Bucic

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Sorry Bucic,

I just re-read all the posts here again, and there is not a way to set a default folder view setting for the smaller "Open", "Save as", etc..... dialog box windows. You can only do so with the link in your first post in Windows Explorer instead.
That's weird because the default view for my desktop folder when browsed from some application open/save window was NOT 'details' and yet it's been 'detail' for me for almost a year since I set it up. It even remembered the sorting by date! Now - nothing. Ah, I think I will ditch my partition images and go for a new install at the first chance I get. For now I just prefer to leave it alone as I plan to move out soon.

One more thing, just a reminder - the problem I'm facing should be called: problem with setting default view for a LIBRARY because essentially the Open/Save dialogues take the view settings from the libraries.
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07 Jan 2011   #18
Packet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

dumb question - you are deleting iconcache.db / logging off and back on, right?

(just a theory...)
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07 Jan 2011   #19
Bucic

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Packet View Post
dumb question - you are deleting iconcache.db / logging off and back on, right?

(just a theory...)
I did it once long time ago. Not once since then. Should I?
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07 Jan 2011   #20
Packet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

try it?
it cant hurt.

log off / log back on.
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