Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10

    Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10

    How to Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10
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    How to Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10

    information   Information
    In Windows, you can change the template, column width, Group by, Sort by, and layout view of items in your folders to how you like.

    This tutorial will show you how to reset folder view settings, details and preview pane width, details and preview pane size, and navigation pane width back to default for your account in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Reset Folder View Settings of All Folders using a BAT file
    • Option Two: To Only Reset Folder View Settings of All Folders with Same Template Type as Current Folder






    Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10
    To Reset Folder View Settings of All Folders using a BAT file
    Note   Note
    The downloadable .bat file in this option contains the commands below that will reset the folder view settings of all folders back to default.

    Code:
    @echo off
    
    :: To reset folder view settings of all folders
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU" /F
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags" /F
    
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\Bags" /F
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\BagMRU" /F
    
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU" /F
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags" /F
    
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags" /F
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU" /F
    
    
    :: To reset "Apply to Folders" views to default
    REG Delete "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Streams\Defaults" /F
    
    
    :: To reset size of details, navigation, preview panes to default
    Reg Delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Modules\GlobalSettings\Sizer" /F
    
    
    :: To kill and restart explorer
    taskkill /f /im explorer.exe
    start explorer.exe

    1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .bat file below.

    Reset_Folder_View_Settings_of_All_Folders_to_Default.bat

    download

    2. Save the .bat file to your desktop.

    3. Unblock the .bat file.

    4. Double click/tap on the .bat file to run it.

    5. You will now notice your screen flicker as explorer is restarted to apply the registry changes.






    Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Reset Folder View Settings to Default in Windows 10
    To Only Reset Folder View Settings of All Folders with Same Template Type as Current Folder

    1. Open a folder (ex: Pictures in This PC) in File Explorer that has a template (ex: Pictures template) you want to reset for all folders optimized with the same template.

    2. Click/tap on the View tab, and click/tap on the Options button in the ribbon to open Folder Options from within this folder. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Click/tap on the View tab in Folder Options, and click/tap on the Reset Folders button. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)

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    5. Click/tap on OK in Folder Option. (see screenshot below step 3)

    6. The folder view settings of the current folder and all folders optimized with the same template type has now been reset to default. (see screenshot below)

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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    29 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Thx so much
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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