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Windows 7: Cannot rearrange files in folders, cannot untick Auto arrange

07 Apr 2017   #1
shango

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Cannot rearrange files in folders, cannot untick Auto arrange

Hi,

I cannot rearrange any files in folders. Previously I would right click on the folder, select View and
I could simply untick Auto arrange and drag things around as usual. Now the Auto arrange and Align
to grid options have disappeared. New options for viewing files Tiles and Content have also appeared,
but the other options below the line, which I need, have gone.

I have tried using a reg file to undo Auto Arrange on Windows 7, but with no success.

Could you please advise? Thanks!


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07 Apr 2017   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello shango, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you haven't already, see if using Option One in the tutorial below may help disable auto arrange.

Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums

This will not be applied to Libraries though.
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07 Apr 2017   #3
shango

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks! That bat must similar to one I saved for just such an occasion.

Cheers!
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07 Apr 2017   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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