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Windows 7: Folder view settings changing after I select the view I want

11 Dec 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
Folder view settings changing after I select the view I want

I keep all of my folders in Large Icons view but sometimes they revert to 'Details' view on their own! How do I get them to stay in Large Icons view permanently?

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11 Dec 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello kidxp, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you can use the method in the tutorial below to set a default folder view for all folders. :)

Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders
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11 Dec 2014   #3
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

In addition to what Shawn said above, have a look in your Windows Update history for this update and see if you have it,

December 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

as part of it,

Folder's view settings continuously changes between different folder types in Windows

is supposed to deal with this.
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