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Windows Explorer: File Default

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#1 Hikermann


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 01:07 PM

Windows XP 5.1 - How, please, can I designate that "List" will be the default for how files are viewed in Windows Explorer rather than "icon"?  Do get weary of repeatedly having to reclick, reclick, reclick .. but then, I guess, I should be so very grateful that Mr. Bill & Co know what's best for me, huh?


Many thanks.

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#2 LCS_Tech


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 01:30 PM

First you need to go to any folder, and inside that folder, right click, and set the view you want all your folders to be(list).


Then in that same folder, on the toolbar:

  1. click Tools
  2. <Folder Options>
  3. <View>
  4. <Folder Views>
  5. Select <Apply> to all folder views.
  6. Click <OK>

Now all the folders will be set to the current folder options.

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