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    Folder Options
    How to Open and Change Folder Options in Vista
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    10 Aug 2007
    Folder Options

    How to Open and Change Folder Options in Vista

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    Folder Options can change the way files and folders function, as well as how the content in folders are displayed.


    How to Open Folder Options
    1. Open the Control Panel. (Classic View)

    2. Click on the Folder Options Icon. (See screenshot below)
    Folder Options-control_panel_classic.jpg
    1. In a Windows Explorer window.

    2. Click on the Organize button. (See screenshot below)

    3. Click on Folder and Search Options.
    Folder Options-organize_button.jpg
    1. In a Windows Explorer window.

    2. Click on the Tools menu. (See screenshot below)

    3. Click on Folder Options.
    Folder Options-tools_menu.jpg


    How to Change Folder Options

    NOTE: The Apply to Folders button will be grayed out unless you open it from within the same window that you want to apply the same changes to the other windows with the same folder type templates.
    1. To Change the Folder Options Advanced Settings
    A) Check or Uncheck the options you want or do not want. (See screenshots below step 3)
    NOTE: For more information on these options, see: Windows Help and How-to: Change Folder Views and Behavior

    B) Go to step 3.
    2. To Restore the Default Folder Options Advanced Settings
    A) Click on the Restore Defaults button. (See screenshots below step 3)
    3. Click on OK to apply the changes and close options.
    Folder Options-general_tab.jpg
    Folder Options-view_tab1.jpgFolder Options-view_tab2.jpg
    That's it,

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    Re: Folder Options

    how do you create a new folder?

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    Re: Folder Options

    Hello Kayla, and welcome to Vista Forums.

    You would right click on a empty space on the desktop or in Windows Explorer (main pane) and click on New and Folder. You can see an example of this at: New Folder

    Hope this helps,

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