XP not saving folder view settings

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Womble

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Anyone else getting this ?
Gotta fix ?
It's just driving me nuts having to change the view every time I open control panel and sometimes folders on another drive.
Grrr.:mad:
 
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gatecrasher

Guest
yes, i get the same especially with my computer folder, sometimes it opens correctly sometimes totally different! It does my nut!:(
 
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Alan91t

Guest
There's actually a registry setting that's causing this problem. It seems to randomly clear folder settings for some reason. Let me see if I can find the fix...
 
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Highwind7777

Guest
awesome..my old solution was to restart over and over 4 times and it fixed the problem..
 
B

Bishop

Guest
do you have to back up the entire registry or just those two lines? If just those two lines how do you back that up?

thanks for helping a newbie
 
I

insaNity

Guest
To back up reg keys, go start/run/regedit
In regedit browse to the key you want then right-click export.

Save it somewhere as a .reg file which can be restored at a later date simpily by double-clicking it.
 

Kr0m

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I get this problem too, only sometimes with random folders, it's weird!
 

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