How To Keep Settings


  1. Posts : 14
    Windows 10
       #1

    How To Keep Settings


    Hello,
    When I'm browsing through my photo albums on my PC I always have to change the thumbnails from 'Details' to 'Large Icons'. How do I get to the point where I don't always have to do this ? I want 'Large Icons' to be the default setting. This only started after the latest update.
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  2. Posts : 70,013
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #2

    Hello Wallace,

    You could see if setting a default folder view for all folders or just folders using the same template (ex: Pictures) may work for this.

    Set Default Folder View for all Folders in Windows 10

    Apply Folder View to All Folders of Same Type in Windows 10
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  3. Posts : 14
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Change Images Not Folders


    It's the images I want to change to 'Large Icons'. Anytime I open a folder 'Details' seems to be the default setting. It's not the folders I want to change, it's the images.
    Please see screenshots and you'll see what I mean.
    This should be easy. It's just that I don't know how to do it.
    I had a look at your links but either it doesn't work or I don't understand it properly.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails How To Keep Settings-1-details.jpg   How To Keep Settings-2-large-icons.jpg  
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  4. Posts : 70,013
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #4

    From my understanding, you're wanting to change the folder view layout to use "Large icons" instead of "Details".

    Change Folder View Layout in Windows 10

    Is this E: drive a removable drive?

    If so, this would explain why. Folder view settings are not saved for removable drives.
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  5. Posts : 14
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Large Icons


    Yes, I wish to change from Details to large Icons.
    Yes, it's a removable drive.
    Before this latest upgrade/update to Windows 10 whenever I went into my folders I saw Large Icons.
    So why should things now be any different ?
    Just tried a method suggested on your link - it seems to have worked.....on a removable drive.
    Thanks for your help.
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  6. Posts : 70,013
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #6

    Hmm. I just tested on a removable USB flash drive, and it remembered my folder view settings for it even after disconnecting and reconnecting it and restarting the computer.

    You could see if resetting folder view settings back to default may help, but you will have to manually set them again afterards.

    Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10
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  7. Posts : 14
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #7

    It works.


    As I said in my previous post - everything seems to be working fine now. Thanks.
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  8. Posts : 70,013
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #8

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