Windows 10: File Dialog Settings Location ?

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview
       28 Nov 2017 #1

    File Dialog Settings Location ?

    Hi guys,

    If I open an Open File dialog box (like in Notepad or wherever) and it's set to display details, and I right-click the column header and check/uncheck some items in the popup menu (like Type, Data Modified, etc.) where do those settings get stored ? I thought maybe in the parent's desktop.ini but that doesn't seem to be the case.

    Thank you.
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  2. Anak's Avatar
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    10 Home 64-bit | v1803 | Build -17134.345
       28 Nov 2017 #2

    Hi emperor , Welcome to 10F! :)

    That sounds like it'd be in the registry, I looked for File Explorer and came up with some interesting hits but some of the data values were either in code or binary.

    There is a registry key at option four of this tutorial that may hold promise and get closer
    I'm not saying to go in and change anything just look around. I just wish I knew the proper description, I was using Folder Details, File Explorer, but nothing would pop.
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