XP folders question

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  1. Huaco Kid

    Huaco Kid

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    Can anyone tell me how to make my folders 'detail view' permanent.

    And, no, 'folder options> view> apply to all folders' DOES NOT WORK. (even with 'remember each folders view settings' selected.)

    I've had my laptop for a year and it's just started doing this. It's driving me crazy.

    Thanks.
     
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    Furant Millennium Member

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    Delete the following two registry keys:
    Code:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\BagMRU
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\Bags
    Reboot

    Open explorer, set it to Details view and then go back into folder options->View and apply to all folders.

    Disclaimers:
    • Back up the registry first
    • This will reset all of your folder view preferences
    Also, I like to tell Explorer NOT to remember each folder's view settings. This way, even if I'm monkeying around in a folder, it won't try to store that and this default will appear the next time I launch Explorer.

    Joey
     

  3. Huaco Kid

    Huaco Kid

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    Thanks for the input and it was worth a try but, no go.