1.    19 Mar 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Chicago, IL
    Posts : 93
    Windows 10, Mageia Linux 6, FreeNAS, ClearOS

    Issue with File Explorer NOT keeping column headings (e.g. Name-Owner)

    Hi guys

    This has been an issue for sometime and is annoying me now . The issue: Column headings not remaining in the same order and/or not showing up at all. Despite clicking on the view option to 'apply to all folders', they keep (on most occasions) changing order and in specific 'owner' seems to disappear. I specifically want the exact layout as shown below in each explore window (music & pictures are okay with another layout).

    --Name------Size----Date modified----Type----Owner

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	exp.png 
Views:	7 
Size:	133.7 KB 
ID:	125846

    So...can someone tell me where in the registry to look for a setting to lock these &*(&&^& headings into place ? There has to be something that will lock this into place.


    ARS N9NU
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  2.    20 Mar 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,055
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, this sort of inconsistency seems, from what I've observed from reports, to affect some users, but not others. If I set particular columns for particular folders, they stay set.

    Unfortunately I can't recall seeing a resolution. I do know it's been discussed here a number of times, so there may be someone here who knows.

    However, I have attached a comparison of the registry before and after adding Owner to Drive E: (just as an example) as you ask where this is held in the registry. Personally I would view this as illustrating the difficulty of trying to solve this from a registry viewpoint.

    Not all the changes listed (it's quite a short list) will be relevant, of course.
    Issue with File Explorer NOT keeping column headings (e.g. Name-Owner) Attached Files
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