May 10th, 2014, 03:28 PM
Win 7 Explorer file display beahviour
Need help to make Win 7 uniformly display the way I set it -- show size and not date modified and type. I probably need a registry change because the "set all folders" type of instructions I've tried have not worked. I want all Explorer windows on all drives whether internal partitions or external usb drives to display in this fashion on this computer. Don't care if it still shows date modified and type if size is shown first. Is there a way to do this?
May 11th, 2014, 09:30 AM
? If I understood your question correctly,
"I know nothing."
May 12th, 2014, 03:50 PM
Icons aren't the problem. Googling found one possible answer saying that Windows had a 5000 folder limit in setting behaviour and suggested a registry change that reset that to 10,000. I need to give that a try and see if it changes the inconsistent behaviour.
May 13th, 2014, 07:14 AM
Will be curious to see how that comes out. I am always for some reason surprised when I find out that Windows has limitations built in where I never would have thought it would. I ran into such an issue with my Outlook locking up and going completely flaky on me, and I found that the reason was my .pst file was close to or was exceeding its max. To me, doing what I was doing was just ordinary usage, but that was not the way Windows saw it...
May 13th, 2014, 10:26 PM
Last edited by equinoxe3d; May 13th, 2014 at 10:29 PM.
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May 14th, 2014, 12:22 AM
Those were the days!
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May 15th, 2014, 03:55 PM
The XP install in this laptop, overdue to be replaced, will get the tray icons mixed up after being on for days or weeks. Click on an icon and something else opens.
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