Windows 10: How to Show Windows Explorer in List View by Default?

  1.    05 Jun 2018 #1

    How to Show Windows Explorer in List View by Default?


    Windows explorer is set by default to details view. I used a reg file to get it to change to list view but with mixed success. I want it to show list view across all folders. How do I do that?
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  2.    05 Jun 2018 #2

    First display the folder in list view, then Go to the view menu then options and change folder default view.....tick apply to all folders..

    not sure if if that’s exactly the wording, but in future all explorer windows will open in list view....

    update

    found this from my first search

    Set Default Folder View for all Folders in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials

    After you have set your view to "list" do:

    1. Click the Tools menu item
    2. Click Folder Options...
    3. Click the View tab
    4. Click the Apply to All Folders button
    5. Click the Apply button (lower right of window)
    6. Click the Ok button
    7. X out of the Folder Options window
    Last edited by Brink; 05 Jun 2018 at 08:29. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  3.    05 Jun 2018 #3

    reddwarf4ever said: View Post
    First display the folder in list view, then Go to the view menu then options and change folder default view.....tick apply to all folders..

    not sure if if that’s exactly the wording, but in future all explorer windows will open in list view....

    update

    found this from my first search

    Set Default Folder View for all Folders in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials

    After you have set your view to "list" do:

    1. Click the Tools menu item
    2. Click Folder Options...
    3. Click the View tab
    4. Click the Apply to All Folders button
    5. Click the Apply button (lower right of window)
    6. Click the Ok button
    7. X out of the Folder Options window
    Are you new to win 10? Cuz that won't work across all folders.
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  4.    06 Jun 2018 #4

    No I am not new t windows 10,

    dont see why it doesnt work.....or Set Default Folder View for all Folders in Windows 10
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