Posted 08 March 2010 - 02:14 PM
Just found out about this marvelous forum, first post here.
Ever since I bought this machine, 2 years ago, with XP Home installed (legit copy) on it by the dealer Explorer likes to do things its own way. I tell it I want to see file details, not them icons.
Here's the steps I take:
1) stretch Explorer's window to the top & bottom of the screen
2) view > details
3) tools > folder options > view > apply to all folders (making sure the "remember each folder's view settings" is checked)
After a while, could be minutes or hours, the next time I fire up Explorer it's back to, usually 'tiles' or sometimes 'icons.'
I've learned to live with it but it would be really cool if anyone has a fix. No problem on my wife's machine, just this one.
I alternate between 3 different virus checkers, 2 registry fixers and a couple of spy/malware detectors - about 2~3 times a week. All of them always claim I'm clean.
The durn thing just hates me or something.
I'd love to have it listen to me and I'm looking forward to your wisdom,