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Abraxas, #6 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Better wake up MS, before people stop buying your products all together! I only find this useful with desktop icons that I want in a particular place all of the time for convenience but inside a folder, I don't understand why you wouldn't I liked it better when the preview window would show the pics in the "row" direction.

BUT!! Windows 7 was installed on thiscomputer when I bought it, I had no choice,but even if I did, the reviews did not contain anything about not being able to move/rearrangeitems/folders/pictures where WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > This site uses cookies. Friday, August 28, 2009 2:38 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Ok, I guess I'm an idiot - when the folder is in one of the icon views

Note it saves a layout keyed on your current resolution (like 1280 x 1024) and if you change that resolution you need to save another at the new resolution. After I ran the file........ Check my HowTo: Friday, March 04, 2011 10:09 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Andre.Ziegler : it doesn't work with list view. This helps a lot if, like me, I also remotely access other PC's at different resolutions.

I admit that sometimes it has been preserved (manual icon layout), but it's not clear why, when "Auto arrange icons to grid" is UN-CHECKED (whether or not "Align icons to grid" Now, under Win7, the files are one by one deselected as their converted form is re-added to the list... Glad it worked. Some more search results from HTG ...

Abraxas, #4 2003/02/28 Kasimir Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2003/02/27 Messages: 10 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Location: Bangor, Northern Ireland Computer Experience: sort of... is completely free, paid for by advertisers and donations. Source: Brandon works in the WIndows Explorer Team and so he knows what he is talking about."A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code" CLIP- Stellvertreter So, as far as this instant auto-arranging is concerned, I was wondering if there's a way around it, or if the programmers chez Microsoft are going to do something about it,

by R. From the context menu, choose Arrange Icons By to reveal the submenu: if a checkmark is displayed next to Auto Arrange, this means that Auto Arrange is currently enabled.Otherwise, click on Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry. More...

  • which view do you have your My Pictures (and subfolders) set to?
  • Microsoft must learn lots of things from xp.
  • Abr files 460 and 6400k bottlenecking?
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  • Also make sure that you always have autoarrange off. 'Align to grid' helps make things neater.
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  • it's no longer cool with MS if the user wants to do it their way.

feel free to check out my post here. It seemed to be working OK without a restart, but I ran one anyway, and yes, it seems to work fine both for existing folders, newly created ones and imported network I can then extract a list of the contents (vst plugin dll names using a directory printer) and use that info quickly and efficiently. or Linux.

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Any other idea's where i can find the setting? 05-10-2006, 05:13 AM #5 lindseyschlabac Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2004 Posts: 203 OS: Win XP Alright I did Since I need this feature (auto arrange off) I am not using Win7 much and considering removing it from my machine. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 7:54 PM Reply | Quote 2 Sign in to vote RE:" "Basically, pretty much nobody used this ...and re-implementing it in the new virtualized list view wasn't check over here For example, I have a main "Artists" folder which contains over 2500 subfolders; the latter named as the artists (ABBA, Accept, AC/DC, Aerosmith, and so on).

Should not be hard for Microsoft to Fix, Patch, or explain work-around. Besides this, file selection retention when navigating back and forward is also go. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

Friday, December 18, 2009 5:16 PM Reply | Quote 2 Sign in to vote I can't believe every review of Win7 I read had no mention of Permanent Auto Arrange.

You could manually do it but its MUCH easier this way. Oct 22, 2003 How do I disable the Antivirus in Windows XP? So glad I didn't burn my XP bridge behind me. KASIMIR Kasimir, #3 2003/02/27 Abraxas Inactive Joined: 2002/08/16 Messages: 2,361 Likes Received: 3 Trophy Points: 358 Location: Vermont Computer Experience: Univac 1100 Since I didn't want to restart when I tried

Sunday, October 20, 2013 9:40 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site. I do not have the option selected when I right click/arrange icons by/auto arrange. Wednesday, January 05, 2011 12:21 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote The instant auto arranging in explorer windowsis so stupid. this content Thursday, July 05, 2012 8:31 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Thanks you tochris.zaayengaabolutely brilliant!!!

It gave me a great laugh and made me think how different the thinking has been between the two companies. For some MS thinking for them is great but they should never try to second gues what I want unless I wish that. and poof its done! Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

I left it until today to look for a solution and have spent 3 hours getting nowhere, but thanks to all anyway especially those that have spent days and weeks searching