1. Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows Vista
       3 Weeks Ago #1

    How Stop Folder Settings From Changing?


    Is there a registry fix to keep folder settings from changing? This is a really irritating problem. I tried everything, including suggestions. So I was wondering if someone came up with a reg fix.

    Thanks in advance ~ Sean.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10 pro x64 ver 1607
       3 Weeks Ago #2

    Hello Castleton,

    Yes, this does seem to have gone haywire like many other thins in the ADVERSARY Update as I call it.There is a thread on the forums showing "registry settings" to do just that (i.e. for a particular view). Check it out:

    ' Solved Windows 10 Aniv (or older) Search Details view setting not persistent - Windows 10 Forums '

    However, if you don't want to meddle with the Registry there is also another way:

    1. Just go to any folder and change the view of all the sub-folders and files inside to how you want them to show - for example "Details View". Arrange also the order of the columns to your liking,
    2. Now, click on the icon "Options" (not the arrow under it) at the top on the right in the ribbon available under VIEW Menu
    3. Click the View tab,
    4. Choose the "Apply to Folders" and finally,
    5. OK the next option to all folders of this type.

    Now, all the folders of this type will always open in that view. It will not disturb the order and views of folders higher in the hierarchy.

    Perhaps that helps.. and warm regards (it's been snowing here!),

    Bit
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10
       3 Weeks Ago #3

    I too have been having my folders reset on me and it's annoying. i have to fix it daily. I believe it started after the anniversary update.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
changing default settings
I have office 2013 and use outlook for my email. When I delete a message it goes into my trash folder and not my deleted folder. Plus the trash folder keeps only a few days of deleted emai9ls. How can I change outlook to send deleted items to the...
Browsers and Email
Default printer keeps changing even after settings change
Hey all. I realize Windows 10 defaults to last printer used and you have to turn that off in settings. That solved my problem. However, since adding a new PC to my network and using a printer as a network printer, it seems to over ride the...
Drivers and Hardware
Changing Folder Sub-name?
Ok so I'm a bit of a neat freak? I like to keep things in the right places so I went ahead and created a folder called Software which will keep all of my programs like AIDA64 or Precision X etc.. I was able to get it so that it would show under...
Customization
Windows will not stop changing my network location to Public
I have been fighting this problem ever since Windows 7. Every time I try to access my computer from another device on my network, I find I am unable to connect. I go into the Ethernet settings, and see that Make This PC Discoverable is turned off....
Network and Sharing
Changing UEFI settings
In Windows 8 there a way to change settings in your PC's UEFI firmware. Is this possible in W10?
Installation and Setup
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:32.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums