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Windows 7: Windows sometimes orders explorer by most recently used - how to stop

22 Jan 2017   #1

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit
Windows sometimes orders explorer by most recently used - how to stop

Sometimes when I pull up Explorer, my files and folders listed are not ordered by name. They seem to be ordered by last used. This is a waste of time to me. I can't find anything by last used!

Is there a way to tell Windows - always order by name and never order by last used?


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22 Jan 2017   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

As far as I've noticed you can right click a black spot on the main window and choose Sort by Name.
Afterwards explorer should remember that :/
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 Windows sometimes orders explorer by most recently used - how to stop

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