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Windows 7: Get Explorer details view to show kb mb gb as appropriate?

05 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 32 bit
Get Explorer details view to show kb mb gb as appropriate?

Just wondering if anyone has discovered a registry hack to get Windows Explorer to show file size in details view as KB, MB, GB as appropriate? FreeCommander has had this option for years.

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06 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit

Are you meaning that you want to customize the columns being displayed? If so then please right-click on "column heading bar" and tick on the Size Check Box. Or is it something else that you are looking for?
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06 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I think he means the 'Size' column in Details view in a folder - it's always showing in KB.
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06 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
I think he means the 'Size' column in Details view in a folder - it's always showing in KB.
Right. Most file managers you can set it to show KB, MB, or GB automatically. Thought by now there may be a registry hack. There's so much secret stuff in the Registry one never knows.

I can hover the mouse to show like 8.2 GB on the video file. But I want to be able to make the size column smaller. It's too wide if it's going to show file size as 8,200,200 KB.
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 Get Explorer details view to show kb mb gb as appropriate?

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