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Windows 7: Win Explorer Reverse Alpha Order of Document Folders

04 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7, Version 6.1.7601 SP 1
Win Explorer Reverse Alpha Order of Document Folders

When I go into Explorer to look at or open a Document Folder, my folders appear in reverse alpha order (Z-A). Is there a way to change this so that my folders appear in alpha order (A-Z). This is extremely annoying and I really would appreciate help with this.

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04 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Right click and select sort by -> name; should reverse the order. You may also have to change to ascending (within the same area) instead of descending.

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04 Apr 2012   #3

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Right-click in a blank area of Explorer and choose Sort by and then choose Ascending.
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04 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7, Version 6.1.7601 SP 1
Thank you!

Thank you so much. This was driving me absolutely bonkers.
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