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Explorer refuses to save 'sort by' settings for 'My Music'

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    Explorer refuses to save 'sort by' settings for 'My Music'


    Greetings!

    I can't seem to save the 'sort by' settings, I tend to organise it by 'Contributing artists' yet every time I close the window and re-open it windows explorer resets it and sorts by name. I have tried restarting in safe mode, and it produced the exact same results.

    I'm able to sort other folders such as 'my documents' by size/date modified etc. but for some reason it won’t do this for 'My Music' folder.

    Can anyone help?

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    Hi Grimmrock

    Have you tried going into that particular folder options? Clicking the "View" tab at the top, then clicking options "button" to the far right side, then on that "pop up" window, select view tab, then click the apply to folders button?

    Folder View - "Apply to Folders" in Windows 8

    Hope this helps
    Last edited by Brink; 26 Mar 2015 at 09:09. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    Hi Grimmrock,
    Did you try SFC /scannow command in cmd, maybee it will correct the problem.
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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by digitalrescue View Post
    Hi Grimmrock

    Have you tried going into that particular folder options? Clicking the "View" tab at the top, then clicking options "button" to the far right side, then on that "pop up" window, select view tab, then click the apply to folders button?

    Folder View - "Apply to Folders" in Windows 8

    Hope this helps
    Hi

    I have tried that and it didn't work, still doesn't save the sort by settings by 'contributing artists'

    Quote Originally Posted by midou35000 View Post
    Hi Grimmrock,
    Did you try SFC /scannow command in cmd, maybee it will correct the problem.
    Just did it, and this is what showed up.

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    bump for answers
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    Posts : 112
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by midou35000 View Post
    Hi Grimmrock,
    Did you try SFC /scannow command in cmd, maybe it will correct the problem.
    Just did it, and this is what showed up.

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    now, in the same elevated command prompt, type C:\windows\system32>Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
    then, Enter and let run. It will stick at 20% complete or so for quite while. Don't panic, let it run (may take an hour or more) and the corrupt files image will be repaired. Read this tutorial for more info, if needed -
    DISM - Fixing Component Store Corruption in Windows 8 Option One
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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    Hey sorry for the late reply been really busy

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    why is it saying access denied i opened cmd as admin
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    bumping thread for help
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