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File and Folder Settings Folder Options

Brink

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mvp
Folder Options How to Open and Change Folder Options in Vista
Folder Options can change the way files and folders function, as well as how the content in folders are displayed.
Published by Brink Category: File and Folder Settings 
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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 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.





STEP ONE
How to Open Folder Options

1. Open the Control Panel. (Classic View)​
2. Click on the Folder Options Icon. (See screenshot below)​
Control_Panel_Classic.jpg


OR
1. In a Windows Explorer window.​
2. Click on the Organize button. (See screenshot below)​
3. Click on Folder and Search Options.​
Organize_Button.jpg


OR
1. In a Windows Explorer window.​
2. Click on the Tools menu. (See screenshot below)​
3. Click on Folder Options.​
Tools_Menu.jpg







STEP TWO
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.​
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View_Tab1.jpg View_Tab2.jpg

That's it,
Shawn




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Brink

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mvp
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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: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/69837-new-folder.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn
 

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System One

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Corsair Air 740
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Creative F200 webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL,
    Lumia 1520 phone