How to Open Folder Options in Windows 8 and 8.1
You can change the way files and folders function and how items are displayed on your computer by using Folder Options.
This tutorial will show you the various way of how to open Folder Options in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
EXAMPLE: Folder Options
To Open "Folder Options" in the Control Panel
NOTE: The Apply to Folders option will be grayed out unless you open Folder Options (Method Two or Method Three) from within the same File Explorer window that you want to have applied to the other folders that have the same folder template.
To Open Folder Options in File Explorer
1. While in File Explorer, click/tap on the View tab, and click/tap on the Options icon in the ribbon bar. (see screenshot below)
2. While in File Explorer, click/tap on the View tab, and click/tap on the Options drop down menu arrow in the ribbon bar, and click/tap on Change folder and search options. (see screenshot below)