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Windows 7: Folder not auto sorting files

11 Jun 2016   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Folder not auto sorting files

Hi guys!

I have the following problem in Windows 7, 32 bit.

When I create a new folder, the folder is listed last and it stays there even if I rename it, although I have checked the option arrange by name. I can get the folder in the correct alphabetical place, either by hitting F5, closing the original folder and reopening it or clicking arrange by name.

This problem exists only in my personal folder, if I access it from the start menu or the desktop. If I access it from C:\Users\PERSONAL FOLDER, this doesn't happen.

It also happens when I create new folders in an external drive, but only in the route of the drive.

Does anyone else has this problem?

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13 Jun 2016   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

I believe that's normal operation. I see the same thing. When I create a new folder, it appears at the bottom. I then click the Name column header to sort by name and all is correct.
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