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Windows 7: Appearance in windows

06 May 2012   #1

Win 7 Pro 64 bits
Appearance in windows

Good morning;

I've got Win7 x64, Professional.

I have a problem as windows automatically change "Appearance" when it detect for eg mp3.

Example : I'm in my D: hard drive and wanna to have allways the "LIST" model appearance.

Like this :

But when i enter into a folder, it goes to "DETAILS" automatically sometimes as below :

As you can see, the dispatching is different.

How can i Avoid Win 7 to change by itself (as i did in XP) and how to say : "i want "list" mode for all view in any folder ?

I try to do it via 'option'; but do not work.

Tk's !!

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06 May 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Two things can solve this:

1) Select any folder and fully customize in the way you want all folders. When done, go to tools menu => folder options => view tab => push the button "apply to all folders" => accept. Try if that solved the issue.

2) If that doesn't worked, right-click the folder under the problematic one resides => properties => personalize => in the "optimize this folder for" combo choose "general elements" => check "apply to all subfolders" => accept and try again.

(for both)
Folder View - Apply to Folders
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07 May 2012   #3

Win 7 Pro 64 bits


The second method seems working. I'll see tomorrow if after a boot it work again and keep structure.

Tk's very much !
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 May 2012   #4

Win 7 Pro 64 bits


IT seems working... Tk's !!
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