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Q: Solved: setting folder options

new to Windows 7

.windows 7.fresh out of the box, first time being turned on, whats the VERY first step towards having the same options applied to ALL folders and seeing the same options the second/third time you use windows explorer?

All previous versions gave us a list of steps to set folder options......we'd go through the steps.....youre options might be fine ...........now, but the next time you use windows explorer, your options are......not there.
Nobody ever knew how to permanently set folder options in all previous windows versions.

is it the same with windows 7

do we still have to change options on each folder that we need to?
each time we use that folder?

I haven't yet tried and I'm not touchin' folder options untill i see what you folks have to say.

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Hi All,

I have had many problems since I installed Vista Ultimate, both major and minor. I have solved some and am still working on others. I won't try to adress them all now. The problem with folder view settings is one of the most aggravating, though not operationally significant. Still, it does CONSTANTLY Piss Me Off. Pardon my language, but it IS appropriately descriptive. Regardless of whatever settings I choose, the next time I go to that folder or any other, they have reverted to some set of system defaults, which I CAN'T CHANGE. Several I don't use and some I don't want or actually get in the way of what I want to do, such as "AutoArrange". (If I ever meet the person who invented "AutoArrange" I will probably be arrested for assault.)

Does ANYONE know what I can do to set my folders the way I want them and retain the settings?

A:Setting Folder View Options

Have you tried this? Windows Explorer Folder View settings

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After using the RTM build for about a week with no issues, the option to open a folder in the same window when clicked, is no longer working properly.

Now, when clicked, all folders are opening up in a new window and this is very annoying! I havent changed any settings and the folder options are still set correctly. I have tried changing the folder options to see if it would change this behaviour but it did not. What is really strange is that this also happened on my first install of Vista RTM before reinstalling this copy, after about the same time of usage-about 1 week.

Has anybody ran into this or know what is happening? I havent installed any new hardware or software and I havent tried any repairs or recovery yet. I wanted to ask before I started poking around and making any changes in the OS.

A:Vista folder options setting issue

Try this link. It's really simple, the extra is just if the quick merge option doesn't work, it's safe also. I have used it twice, I need to do a reinstall. It fixed alot of my problems with folder options.

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Here's my problem with Vista.

When I go into any folder for the first time, it comes up with a set of random things to sort the folders by, and random view settings.

I want every folder to have the "details" view by default. Also, I want the tabs "Type", "Size", and "Date Modified" that I can click on to sort these, with "Type" being the default selected one.

This is how I had things in WinXP. All I had to do was click "Apply to folders" in the folder options. I do this in Vista, also, I do have "Remember each folder's view settings" checked. Yet it makes up a random set of view settings for any folder I haven't manually set myself.

So, how do I make Windows Vista stop coming up with random view settings for folders? When I click on a folder of pictures I still want it in "Details" view, with "Type", "Size", and "Date Modified" tabs. With "Type" selected as the default to sort by.

Yet, it appears in "Large Icons" view, with "Date Taken", "Tags", "Size", and "Rating" as the only sort by options.

How do I stop this madness?

A:Folder view options? How do I make a default setting?

Greetings =)

After having a go at this my self to see if I could come up with a fix I found my PC doing the same thing, So after a bit of a google crawl I found this post - Hope it helps =)

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13880_3-10019957-68.html - Long way around good for beginer and intermidiate users

CAUTION: "This involves editing the registry. It is always recommended to create a back-up of the registry before making any modifications. Before performing any of the actions below, please save your work and close any Windows Explorer windows, as you will need to log off for these changes to properly take effect." If you dont know what your doing I would recommend against the following fix.


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I want to be able to open the ProgramData folder in File Explorer and it is not displayed at all. I went to Folder Options and unchecked "Hide protected operating system files (recommended)". It will not stay that way. If I open Folder Options again, it is re-checked.

Any thoughts/ideas.

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hi everyone.

I cant see folder options in tools option .how can i get it back need some help.

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I just got windows 7. In Windows Explorer where I am viewing my folders I am used to hovering over a folder and it tells me what size the folder is. I had Windows XP. How can I get it to do that now?
Thanks, Debbie

A:Solved: Folder Options

Right click -> properties

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when i click on the folder to open it goes in the search option,on right click the open option is the last.please advise how to get it on a double click.
operating system is xp

A:[SOLVED] folder options

Press the windows key + R (or go to your start menu > run) and type

regsvr32 /i shell32.dll

in the run box.

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I would like to be able to open a folder in the same manner that I closed it
The picture folder in my library is minimized with a narrow pane for images when I open it now.
I maximize the folder, drag the line to the right and all images are viewed on the screen.
After working in that folder I close it down. The next time it's opened I need to go through the same procedure / maximize and drag the line to the right again.
This is happening to each folder I open..
I've tried to find an option in folders/control panel...I really don't want to make a change I'm not sure of...
What I basically want to do is open a folder in the same setup as previously worked on.

A:Solved: Folder options

The solution was in the preview icon located on the upper right side of the window.
I hid the preview pane and it brought back my choice.

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In Folder Options, "Hidden Files and Folders" Entry is missing for me.
I am Windows XP SP2 User
I had a trojan..so the folder options were first disabled..but now i cannot have the "Hidden Files and Folders" entry in the folder options. Now the folder options open.
Due to this i am not able to view my hidden files.

Thank you.

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Recently I have found I am unable to access the overall folder options.

If I try in Windows Explorer I get an error pop-up (shown below) and if I try via Control Panel/Folder Options there is no response at all.

This is on Vista Home Premium, so there is no Group Policy Editor available. And I am the administrator.


A:Solved: Folder Options in Vista

Try this

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I am using windows XP for last 2-3 years.My folder option has disappeared from the menu "View" and does not show any result when I double click folder options in the control panel.I thought I have virus in my PC but i have cleaned it with the help of antivirus and your forum.Please help .

A:Solved: Folder Options is not working

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I can no longer find Folder Options in the Control Panel and Search for Folder Options shows no results. XP Home

A:Solved: Folder Options are lost

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So I was trying to change the look of icons in XP Pro. It may have been the File Folder one. It's action is Find. So when I double click any folder to open it, it opens Search Results. In Folder Options I did click the Restore Defaults and Reset All Folders. That didn't fix the problem. How can I get it back?

To be more clearer, if I try to open My Pictures, My Music, My Videos or any other folders it opens Search Results instead. To open a folder I have to right click a folder and select Open. Thats not too bad but it'll get anoying you know? So any help is appreciated. If I'm not giving enough info, let me know.

I print screened it. check it here

A:[SOLVED] Messed around with Folder Options

This should fix the problem.

Get the fix from Doug Knox:


FYI, This malady is most often caused by opening Explorer or My Computer and clicking on the Tools > Folder Options > File Types > selecting "Folder" and then clicking OK instead of Cancel. Even though you have only looked and made no changes, changes will nevertheless be made IF you have selected Folder or File Folder and IF you then click OK. To avoid this, always click "Cancel" when you don't intend to change things

Edit: I see the link no longer works. Will try to find one that does.

This link will work. http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_d...older_open.htm

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How does one access "folder options" in Windows XP to change an existing default program for accessing a file folder to a different program as the default? For example, in windows 98 I would go to "Settings," then to "folderOptions" then to "file types" where I can then proceed to change programs.

Would appreciate some help.

A:[SOLVED] Windows XP folder options

it's almost identical in XP. in the start menu go to Settings>Control Panel> Folder Options> then select the tab for File Types. or in My Computer or Windows Explorer go to the menu Tools>Folder Options. hope that was what you were looking for.

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Why are all my View Options all weird? How do I reset this back to the default?

A:Solved: Folder View Options

It was hilarious when the first time I saw this but I also pity the person who got infected by the virus that causes this damage. I didn’t know how to fix this because I have no experience with this problem. I thought the folder options advanced settings are hardcoded to Windows, but using SFC wouldn’t fix this problem. The only solution I can think of is to do a repair and hopefully it’d reset whatever the virus has modified.
Now I found an easy way to fix the folder options advanced settings without wasting an hour on repairing Windows. Everything that is displayed in folder options advanced settings can be found in registry and not hardcoded to Windows. The location is at:
I can confirm this because I’ve tried deleting the whole Folder key and the Folder Options advanced settings went blank! When I restore back the Folder key which I backed up earlier, everything was restored back. It is not easy (unless you want to be a real geek and memorize every shell32.dll codes) to manually fix the contents in folder options advanced settings because the “Text” key uses shell32.dll with some numbers.Click to expand...

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Don't know if I've been hit with a virus or what but on my Desktop, my Background picture is there but along the left margin, the Folder Options is shown (Folder Tasks, Other Places, Details) with the drop down selections.
I've also noticed that the icons for my internet connection and Volume aren't in the taskbar in the lower right corner. If I go to 'Sounds and Audion Devices' in Control Panel and check the option to dispaly an icon in the taskbar, the "speaker" icon appears as well as the internet connection. If I restart, it says that it is saving my settings and then continues the restart (reboot) and it completes but the Volume and internet connection icon aren't there.
I first encountered all the above symptoms last night. I didn't know what happened and couldn't fix any of it. I "RESTOREd" to a previous time and all was OK. I even created a new restor point. This morning when I turned on my PC, the Folder Options was back on the Desktop. I went to RESTORE again and there were no restore points!!!!!
HELP please.
I read onliner somewhere that a corrupt profile can cause odd problems. Short of creating another profile, can this be repaired easily?

A:Solved: Folder Options on Desktop

Google'd "FolderTasks on Desktop" and got hits on several solutions.
A Registry value was missing in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.

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How do I add options to Library and Folder Toolbars? I have done this in the past but just can't find where I found out how to do it. I imagine I am not using the correct wordage to the search.

I want to add Labels such as Delete, Open, Share With, Print things like this. Many Folders have these options already along with many more. I would like to be able to add them at will for Folders I am using.

Any help would be appreciated.


A:[SOLVED] How do I add options to Library and Folder Toolbars?

Do you want to add Delete, Open and Print, etc. to this area?

Maybe this will help: Change folder options

Edit: Too late, jenae's got the right link.

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Hi all,

This is my first post, and I wasn't sure which forum this belongs in so I put it here.

I followed this guide, to add options when you right click, but instead of editing folder, I actually edited file folder.

It said at the bottom you need to go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\Create_File_Listing in the registry to remove it, but i couldn't find file folder.

I want it back again so when i double click a folder, it opens the folder. I didn't know what the windows explorer .exe name was or where it was stored, so for the time being i have to right click>>Open

Thanks in advanced,


A:Solved: Editing the options when you right click a folder

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I just found something else. Does anyone know why I have a red checkmark on the folder in folder options? That may get me out of the situation I am in.
Thank you

A:Solved: Red check mark on folder options

A folder with a red check mark is the standard icon for XPs Folder Options.

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in a failed attempt to change my default folder icons, this happened :

sadly, everytime i double click on any folder, it opens as "Search"..
so i added explore and set it as default BUT it keeps opening a new window everytime i double-click on a new folder within the folder..
i checked the folder options and check-ed "open folder within the same folder" but it didnt work...

what do i do to revert this stupid mistake???

A:[SOLVED] How To Restore Default Folder Options?

Hello and welcome to TSF

Click Start => Run, copy and paste the below line into the run box:

regsvr32 /i shell32.dll

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recently, due to something such as an update (or virus?! )

something has happened to my computer which two things that i know of:

* Quick Launch Buttons Disappeared (*fixed)
* Folder Buttons! (*unfixed)

Image: http://i26.tinypic.com/2zp1rpk.jpg

I would like to look like this image found on Google: http://www.fileinfo.com/images/help/win-view-folder-options.gif

thank you for any help and cooperation, it is appreciated
flaming or spamming is not appreciated and you are considered a cyberbully.


A:Solved: Folder Button Options Problem

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I'm currently trying to remove a few Folder options when right clicking on them. It's very cluttered with options I'll never use. Disabling them from HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell doesn't work, nor does it list everything I see. Is there another way of removing them?

A:Solved: Removing right click Folder options.

Try this software



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For example, if I want to see the extension (e.g. .exe) of known files or if I want to see hidden files, in XP I would go into Tools>Folder Options>...

How do I get that for Vista?

A:[SOLVED] New to Vista, need to change folder options

same way

the options can also be found via control panel -> folder options...etc

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I have Windows XP and IE 6.0. In My Computer under Tools / Folder Options, I have the radio box checked for "Open each folder in its own window". I am not able to open more than one window while browsing. On occasion, while in a browser window, in clicking on a link it sometimes opens in another window.

A:Solved: Windows XP / IE 6.0 Folder Options Problem

Hi genesis211

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

That option is used when you open Folders on your computer.

Try this:
Control Panel > Internet Options > Advanced tab
Under Browsing scroll down and uncheck: Reuse windows for launching shortcuts
Apply, OK to save and close.

Let us know if that works for you or not.

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Just purchased a notebook and am running Windows 8.1.

I right-clicked on the "Documents" folder and selected Properties.

In the "Attributes" section, the "Read-only (Only applies to files in folder)" is ticked.

I'm reading this to mean that I will not be able to save changes to any files in that folder, as they will be read-only. Is this correct and why is the folder set by default to this setting?


A:[SOLVED] Read-Only Setting In Folder

Hello tomahawk,

Is the item ticked (check mark in the box) or partially ticked (box filled by square).

If it is partially ticked, it just means that something in that folder (sub directory/system file) is set to Read Only, but you will be able to save files, over-write files, delete files and edit files as usual.

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When I enter Control panel and choose Folder Options, if I choose to UNHIDE the hidden folders and APPLY, when I re-enter thesame option Window, it is back to Hide.

What to do?

A:Solved: XP Folder Options: can't unhide the hidden folders

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hi to all:

i'm using a Dell Latitude D600 notebook with W2K SP4

my problem:

when i click the Adminstrative Tools and Fonts icons using the Control Panel Folder (path:Start Button/Settings/Control Panel/Administrative Tool OR Fonts), no Administrative Tool nor Fonts folders come out.

i already checked the path the Fonts icon uses and it shows the correct path i.e. WINNT/FONTS. As for the Administrative Tool, I have no idea at all.

2ndly, when using the Explorer, I used to have the Advance Tab in the Folder Options, but for some reason, after I uninstalled most of my softwares, approx 28 uninstalled softwares ( I decided to run and maintain a 'lean' notebook), whenever I open the Folder options menu in the Explorer, I only get the File Types and Offline Tabs. It's important for me to get the Advance Tab back since I use this tab in conjuntion with the improved Advance option reg file found in MDGx.com.

The odd thing is everything acts normal except for the 2 'quirks' aforementioned.

Any help is much appreciated.

A:Solved: Messed up Control Panel and Folder Options

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On my new Win/XP/Pro installation, when I open up Windows Explorer in the "My Computer" view, I get the expected listing of drive A (floppy), drive C ("local disk"), drive D (Data), Drive E (DVD-RAM), etc.

However, when I open drive D, it creates a new window. So I opened "Folder Options" and it indicated in "General" that for "Browse folders" it will "Open each folder in the same window." "Use Windows classic folders" was also selected.

However, if I go down into a subdirectory, no more new folders are opened. The same window is used.

Can anyone explain how to keep all this in the same windows?

A:Solved: XP/Pro Windows Explorer Folder Options - Bad Behavior

Greetings websquad

FIX: Open each folder in the same window

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I had some spyware, and got that cleaned with NOD32 & Spyware terminator.

I had the following problems

1. Error message at startup : file lsass.exe cannot be found
2. Run command missing from start menu
I opened gpedit and reset the value to 0; now working fine​3. IE explorer homepage was set to www.coolpics.com & change homepage was disabled
I first changed the homepage with spybot, then got into regedit and enabled change homepage; now working fine.​4. Folder options missing from Tools menu
Again, tried regedit. But this time, it didnt work​

NOD 32 and Spyware terminator say that system is clean....dunno if anymore residual problems are there....plz help!
P.S : spybot keeps showing ctfmon & ddycaba files. Are these ok???

Hijack this log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:31:02 AM, on 2/5/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
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A:Solved: Malware removed; 'folder options' etc missing

Hi, Welcome to TSG!!
Download SDFix and save it to your Desktop.
Very Important! Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan. They can interfere with ComboFix and remove some of its embedded files which may cause "unpredictable results".
Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
Remember to re-enable the protection again afterwards before connecting to the Internet.

Double click SDFix.exe and choose Install to extract it to its own folder on the Desktop. Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.

Open the c:\SDFix folder and double click RunThis.cmd to start the script.
Type Y to begin the script.
It will remove the Trojan Services then make some repairs to the registry and prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
Your system will take longer that normal to restart as the fixtool will be running and removing files.
When the desktop loads the Fixtool... Read more

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The offline files tab is missing from the folder options on XP on my desktop PC. (The other three tabs are present). This has not mattered in the past but I have now networked this to a laptop and want to share files and use syncronisation between the two machines. Any help would be much appreciated

A:Solved: Missing Offline Files tab in folder options

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my folders are all messed up, and i need help.
i was clicking around in the folders options menu, at the file types tab. i mustve have done something wrong bcos now all my folders and my drives, whenever i double click it it opens the search (as in the search tool in windows), so then i went to the only available option there: i clicked on advance under "FILE FOLDER" and "DRIVE" and under the actions list there it says "find". which means, i assume that whenever i double click any file folder or drive (usually it would open to its contents) but now it opens up in the search window.

ive tried so many times and clicked on set to default under the file types options, but it doesnt seem to help.
so now whenever i want to open a file folder i have to right click and select open.

any help is very much greatly appreciated!

A:Solved: folder options -> file types problem

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Over the last couple of days, I have bought new hardware to build a new gaming computer. One of the purchases was a 250G SATA HDD. I installed it alongside my two IDE drives, including one 80G and one 160G. These were from my old computer and have all of my files stored on them. The 160G had Windows XP Home.

I installed Windows XP Pro on the SATA drive and booted to it. When i tried to access the Documents and Settings folder on my 160G drive to recover browser favorites, along with other settings, from my old user account, I got an error message box telling me that access is denied. I did have the user's folders set to private. Is there any way to access the folder?

A:Solved: Remove private setting on a folder?

See if this works for you.

How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP

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I am using windows XP pro with SP2 installed.

I have somehow managed to loose the ability to open folders in the Windows Explorer pane by double clicking on them. Instead, a double click opens the Search Files feature.

How this happened was NOT by altering viewing options.

I recently went to support at microsoft.com to add print directory functionality to Windows Explorer. I found article ID#272623 "how to add the print directory feature to Windows Explorer. The url for this article is http://support.microsoft.com/kb/272623/en-us?FR=1&PA=1&SD=HSCH

I followed the instructions as closely as I could although it wasn't exactly the same as described.

That is:
after clicking on 'tools' in explorer clicking on 'Folder Options' then 'File Types' and then 'File Folder' I could not find the edit button.
I clicked on ADVANCED then NEW and found the 'New Action' dialog box.
I entered "Print Directory Listing" in the 'Action' box and browsed until I found the file I had created as instructed by the above article.
I then clicked OK and backed out of the rest of the windows.

I tried to undo what I had done but to no avail as I cannot remove the 'Print Directory Listing' action from the list in the advanced File Folder TAB. The edit button is greyed out as is the remove button.

Does anyone know how to remove an action, and after that restoring the ability to open folders in ... Read more

A:Solved: removing 'action' from 'file types' in 'folder options' in windows explorer

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I'm facing very strange problem, Whenever I go to Tools-->Folder Options-->
View-->Hidden files and folders. I find both the radio buttons as checked ie. "Show hidden files and folders" and "Do not show....."

I scanned my PC with Norton Antivirus, AVG, No-Adware,Spyware Doctor but nothing helped
Any suggestions??
p/s: I'm having WinXP.

A:Solved: Folder Options-->View-->Hidden files and folders(both the radio buttons checked)

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I am going to start a virus fix and the moderator (now off-line) wanted me to set my search options to 1) search system folders 2) search hidden files & folders 3) search system subfolders. These are not available options in W2K Pro...or I can't find them if they are... Can someone help with this? Thanks!

A:Solved: Need help with setting "Search Options" Please!

We got this sorted right?

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I had a PC that was sitting doing nothing, I had a need for it, and while trying to put in on a network, clicked on a folder that was a .exe.
There are no folder options and a site in another language keeps opening (whether its connected to the network or not).

Please assist.

A:.exe disguised as a folder got me again! No folder options, and strange page constantly opening in browser

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My laptop has a built in SD card reader.  I just installed Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Edition and have installed all available Window updates.
When I go to:
Control Panel -> Folder Options -> View "tab"
and uncheck the box for "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder", the SD card reader still does not appear when I go into the Computer folder.
I have also tried going into the registry:
to change:
from 1 to 0, but that does not work either.
Can someone please help me get my SD card reader to appear in the Computer folder even when there is no card inserted into it?

A:Not working: Folder Options -> View -> Hide empty drives in the Computer folder

The card readers on my desktop computer (one connected internally via a USB header on the motherboard), one on my monitor and one on my printer all work the way they should.  When "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder" is checked, none
of them are visible in the Computer folder.  When "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder" is unchecked, they all become visible.
The card reader in my laptop is connected internally via micro-USB, but it's different.  It does not actually appear in the Device Manager until a card is inserted into it.
That's probably why the "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder" does not work with my laptop's card reader.

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Hello, recently I was messing around with my folder options and i came along the file types in the folders options, as you can see there are many registered file types below, anyway on that list I went along to "File Folders" and I was messing around with it, then i went to the advanced menu and see commands there for stuff...I touched something and now i cant get my folders opening normal.. Its like my folder is opening to another path, how can i set it back to the normal way it was so it can open my folders right again? Thanks.

A:Folder Problems/File Types in Folder Options

You can go back into the Folder's Opitions, click on Folders. then click the Advance button. Check Explore box and OK on out. Other than that, I don't understand what else you could have done.

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Hello, recently I was messing around with my folder options and i came along the file types in the folders options, as you can see there are many registered file types below, anyway on that list I went along to "File Folders" and I was messing around with it, then i went to the advanced menu and see commands there for stuff...I touched something and now i cant get my folders opening normal.. Its like my folder is opening to another path, how can i set it back to the normal way it was so it can open my folders right again? Thanks.

A:Folder Problems/File Types in Folder Options

did you try system restore yet?

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When I'm in a folder and changes the folder view from, say, List to Extra Large Icons, the folder view changes for all the folders on my computer, which is a royal PITA. Is there any way to change the folder view only in the folder I'm in at the time and leave the setting for the other folders as is? Example: have picture folders set for Extra Large Icons and some document folders set for List and others, Details.

A:Change Folder View Setting from Global to Individual Folder

If this doesn't help I'm not sure what will outside some third party app,
Folder View - Apply to Folders

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my laptops display shows everything elongated/squashed and as for display setthings I only have:1152x864 ,1024x678 and 600x800
my laptop has an 17.3 inch pnp monitor, win7 os, 64 bit i5 core, vga adapter

at the color settings 32/16 I saw that I had more display settings: advanced settings->adapter>list all modes and none of the listed modes had 1280x800 you posted for the 17-18 inch monitors, every option still had a squashed look and it looked even poorly when I choose a lower resolution.

what should I do?
ps sorry for my english spelling

A:why don't I have the same setting options as you?

This is more than likely a display driver issue, please complete your systems specs a bit more thoroughly, i.e. ATi HD5770, ASUS MRP45678ie, etc w/o knowing your hardware it's very hard to really help you.

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Hi all,

I'd like one specific folder to always open in List view. How do I do this?


A:Folder view options for one specific folder

Hi Kingy75, welcome to the Forum.

Not quite sure what you mean, but if you want a specific folder to open every time, you could put a short cut on your Desk Top & click on it whenever you need it.

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I have windows 2k, with pretty recent windows updates. (Service Pack 4 I think)
The computer is not connected to the internet so it has no recent anti-virus updates.
We do use flash memory that contains material dowloaded from other computers that are connected tot he internet.

When I go to tools on the folder's drop down menus, folder options does not appear.
Map network... disconnect..., and syncronize.. do appear. Just not folder options.

Also, on the flash memory drive, fake folders appear. They display with icons that look like folders. But it file type in the details view it is a progam.
When you click the program, you get to my documents in the local machine.
If you delete or erase the quasi folders, they come back.

What do I have here.
What can I do?

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I am having difficulty setting power options. If I enter and then save my settings, I get a popup saying 'revisions don't match'. No explanation, no help in getting them to match. Are there default settings, or can someone give me an example of some working settings. I'd like the monitor to go off, machine go to standby, then hibernate. But when to have discs spin down? I hope this is clear, and I'm sure it's a stupid question, but what can you do? Thanks. excentric

A:Setting Power Options

Hi excentric and Welcome to Bleeping Computer,Possibly because Standby and Hibernate are more or less the same thing.This option quickly saves your work and puts your computer in a virtual sleep.....a delicate mode between on and off.If you want to, Turn Off the computer when you are done for the day.You will have to power off the monitor manually.

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Where is the option setting for Win 10 to NOT display a file as anything but it's name?
Running around this AM with Hurricane Irma in the offing taking pics of house and grounds. My camera records a JPEG and a Raw file. When I download (to backup) the images on to my Desktop it takes Win 10 f-ing forever to stop trying to display the Raw files. Obviously I've got something set so Win 10 can't ignore the files. What? I set the view option to detail only but it still takes an inordinate amount of time. Arg! Advice please.

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