How to customize folder details??

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starman

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An annoying thing about XP: Storing MP3's in a folder, you want to customize what details it shows-- like artist, album, song title, etc. right? Msoft adds things I don't want like file type-- mine are all MP3's (not WMA) so it's a waste of column space. When I de-select it, next time I visit the folder it's back again!!

Can you PERMANENTLY modify what folder column details are displayed? I've tried everything. MUST be a way!!
Thanks!
Starman
 
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gt3god

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i have had folder probs to. and its really pissing me off to be honest. it seems that the default views for folders are pretty crap to be honest! what i want is just all the folders to be defaulted so that i just get the icons like in other windows. but no it always does thumbnails or filmstrip and when i do select icons it only happens to that folder. another thing is auto arrange i dont want this!!!!! but the same again when changing it, it reverts back after a reboot. surely this option is in the registry im trying to find it but no luckn so far. help!!!!!!!!:cool:
 

Lonman

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Set up your view the way you want. In Windows Explorer go to Tools> Folder Options> Go to the "view" tab and select "apply to all folders." This will make everything you open view in the format of choice.
 
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starman

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Someone has to have the answer! Lonman didn't understand the problem. I want to CUSTOMIZE and have each folder remember its column settings-- album, author, etc.
Starman
 

Lonman

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See if this is checked. Open Windows Explorer> Tools> Folder Options> View tab> Scroll down to the bottom of that window and there's a check box "Remember each folder's view settings."
 

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