File views in XP windows how to fix them?

  gel 13 Jul 12
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Hello My files open in icon view.I would like for them always to open in details view. Is it possible to fix the view I want so that the files always open in 'list view' Thank you gel

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13 Jul 12
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Open any folder Switch to detailed view Click Tools > Folder Options Click the View tab Click the Apply to All Folders button

then to make it stay that way

[Start] [Run] [Regedit] Registry Key: HKEYCURRENTUSER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell NoRoam\BagMRU Registry Key: HKEYCURRENTUSER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell NoRoam\Bags Delete both of the keys listed above. Exit Registry and Reboot

The folder preferences must be reset after the two registry keys have been deleted.

  gel 14 Jul 12

Hello Fruit Bat /\0/\ I read your post yesterday and responded but it then seemed to vanish. Any way thank you for your reply ,it was very helpful and solved my query Cheers gel

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