Windows 10: Enable or Disable Auto Arrange in Folders in Windows 10  

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  1.    2 Weeks Ago #120

    I wish if I had looked in to this before.
    Updated my Windows to 1709, and I used the registry files right after the update boot, and it worked fine for my document, and most folders.
    Except few ones that kept sorting by name, I disabled and enabled the trick. Now they all keep sorting back to name

    Maybe there is still hope?

    I'd really wish if Microsoft would stop treating their users as imbeciles
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    Windows 10 Home 1709
       1 Week Ago #121

    Is there a solution like this one?

    windows 10 - Win 10 Update disables align to grid option - Super User

    This one seems to be successful in disabling auto-grid.

    Thanks in advance.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17623
    Thread Starter
       1 Week Ago #122

    Hello James,

    Thank you. However, that is the manual method for turning on/off the "Auto Arrange" and "Align icons to grid" for only your desktop like below instead.

    Turn On or Off Align Desktop Icons to Grid in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials

    Unfortunately, it doesn't work when using the same method for File Explorer.
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