homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.227.141.230
register, free tools, login, search, subscribe, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Subscribe to WebmasterWorld

Home / Forums Index / Microsoft / Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: bill

Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System Forum

    
Windows explorer autoarrange
Workaround to turn off autoarrange
Adam5000




msg:4590113
 12:50 am on Jul 4, 2013 (gmt 0)

Greetings all

I'm organizing some files and folders using windows explorer in Windows 7, and it's a bit difficult with the auto arrange on. Is there a way to turn the autoarrange off? If not, is there a workaround?

Help!

 

bill




msg:4590134
 1:27 am on Jul 4, 2013 (gmt 0)

Windows Explorer in Windows 7 doesn't support custom ordering like previous versions did. So in folder views you can no longer drag items around to rearrange them.

There is a registry hack that has a side effect of re-enabling the ability to turn off auto arrange. [winhelponline.com...] I haven't tried this hack. If you choose to try this make sure you have all your backups just in case.

Adam5000




msg:4590846
 4:08 pm on Jul 6, 2013 (gmt 0)

Understood bill. I'll give it a try.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Microsoft / Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved