Windows 10: Default Folder Setting Solved

  1.    14 Dec 2015 #1

    Default Folder Setting


    I would like most of my folders to open with Details for the view. Then when I want it differently I can change it. It seems like every time I open a new folder or one that has not yet been opened within 10 they all are large icons which provide little information.

    Is there a way to set a one time default for all folders?

    Also is there a way set a default for a folder tree?
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       14 Dec 2015 #2

    Hello Silvera, :)

    Yes, you can set a default folder view for all folders, and will still be able to change the view of any folder you like afterwards. The tutorial below can help show you how to. It's the same in Windows 10.

    Folder View - Set a Default for all Folders in Windows 8
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  3.    14 Dec 2015 #3

    Silvera said: View Post
    I would like most of my folders to open with Details for the view. Then when I want it differently I can change it. It seems like every time I open a new folder or one that has not yet been opened within 10 they all are large icons which provide little information.

    Is there a way to set a one time default for all folders?

    Also is there a way set a default for a folder tree?
    Thank you Brink. You are a great asset and I really have appreciated your help over the years!
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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       14 Dec 2015 #4

    You're most welcome. I'm always glad to help when able. :)
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  5.    14 Dec 2015 #5

    I read the Related Tutorials and none seem to address how to reset a tree of folders. I collect photos of automobiles (over 300K and +100 subfolders), It would be nice to rest them back to large or extra large icons simply. From reviewing the bat file I see this was a reg edit routine. I am not familiar with register editing. I have done it with very explicit details only.

    O my I think now that I have relooked I think "How to "Apply to Folders" a Custom View to All Folders with Same Template in Windows 8..." is the answer, correct?
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18252
       14 Dec 2015 #6

    Correct. After you do step 1 in the tutorial I posted above and set the folder view how you like, you would then do step 2 apply it to all other folders.
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  7.    14 Dec 2015 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    Correct. After you do step 1 in the tutorial I posted above and set the folder view how you like, you would then do step 2 apply it to all other folders.
    Again many thanks, I will customize "Autos" folder structure using this tip!
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       14 Dec 2015 #8

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