Windows 10: Where's The Registry Location For File Explorer's Size? Solved

  1. Posts : 975
    Windows 10 Professional
       12 Jan 2017 #1

    Where's The Registry Location For File Explorer's Size?

    Hello, when you open any File Explorer window (such as going to C:\ ), File Explorer has a specific saved window size that it opens with. So when you resize it, either horizontally and/or vertically, close it and re-open it again, it saves the size of the window. I would like to know the location within the Registry where this information is saved. Also if possible, I would like to know the saved window size location for Notepad is, as well. Anyone know where this is?
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  2. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Family, 64-bit
       13 Jan 2017 #2

    On my system, HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\WinPos1280x1024x96(2).position, where position is left, right, top or bottom, gives the position of the window border in pixels.

    I assume the name of the key depends on the screen resolution.
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  3. Posts : 975
    Windows 10 Professional
    Thread Starter
       13 Jan 2017 #3

    Yes! Thank you! That's exactly what I was looking for. I changed the number for my resolution, and that applied to it.

    Yet do you know where Notepad's view settings are? (refer to this post for this question: Where's The Registry Location For The Notepad Window Size? )
    Last edited by pepanee; 14 Jan 2017 at 19:19.
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