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Windows 7: Folder view 'tiles' changing back to a list on their own

19 May 2016   #1

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Folder view 'tiles' changing back to a list on their own

The title says it all. I can go to 'view', change to 'tiles', and it won't stay on tiles but changes back to lists. Any idea what's going on here?

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16 Jun 2016   #2

windows 8.1 64bit

exact same issue here, tiles switching to list, but im on windows 8.1. (only recent topic on this i can find with a google search)

most common fixes aren't working
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