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Sort by, Group by, and Arrange by Items in Windows 8 File Explorer

  1. #20


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    Windows 8 Pro


    I tried the "Apply to folders" before the post and it did not work on System32, but I did not search any further to see if some others were not changed.

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  2. #21


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Yeah, "Apply to folders" by itself will not apply it to that folder. You'll need to do all the steps in the tutorial below to change all folders to use the same folder template first, then use "Apply to folders".

    Folder View - Set a Default for all Folders in Windows 8
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  3. #22


    Posts : 301
    Windows 8 Pro


    Alright, I am taking your word for this one...
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  4. #23


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Is that what you did, and it still didn't work for you?
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  5. #24


    Posts : 301
    Windows 8 Pro


    Misled you: I have not checked folders, but I trust your input. BTW: how do you accumulate all this knowledge?
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  6. #25


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Year and years of trial and error.
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