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Windows 7: Alphabetical order on external drive

15 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Alphabetical order on external drive

once again sorry for my english
I have an external hard disk (WD Elements 1 TB) and when I explore the content from the tv folders and files are not in alphabetical order, actually there are some groups sorted by name but there's not a unique list sorted by name. It's something like that:


and so on.
It seems that the tv software sort files by the date the file has been written on disk; I was wondering if there's a program that can help me or another solution.
(tv firmware is updated I can't solve anything on the tv side I have to find a solution on pc/hd side)

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16 Dec 2010   #2

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It sounds like Windows Explorer is set to sort by date modified.

Open Windows Explorer > View menu > Sort By > and choose Name.
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