1.    28 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2016
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    Files in folders auto arrange after the Creators Update


    I got the update today and of course, everything was arranging alphanumerically. I quickly managed to get the files on my desktop to stop moving everytime I refreshed, but nothing works for anything in a folder, and Brink's tutorial no longer works. I have a large number of folders and files that I like to keep in a certain order and this is really aggravating me. Has anyone else come up with a fix?
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  2.    28 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Home

    After I arrange everything in a folder, the way I want, I rename everything to stay in preferred order. There are batch renaming progs that can add sequential numbers to the beginning of names in the desktop folder, if you have a lot, like I do, in Pictures folders. Good Luck.
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  3.    28 May 2017 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrgeek View Post
    After I arrange everything in a folder, the way I want, I rename everything to stay in preferred order. There are batch renaming progs that can add sequential numbers to the beginning of names in the desktop folder, if you have a lot, like I do, in Pictures folders. Good Luck.
    I tend to search the folder name by using the first letter as it's quick, so trying to remember which number is at the front seems a little obtuse. Is there really no other way?
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