Anyway to make XP use 'List View' for all folders in directory?

By johnhenry
Apr 4, 2007
  1. Hey All-

    Just wondering how to make XP use, by default, the "List View" for all of the folders within my G:Music drive. I have over 300 folders there, and as it is now every one shows icons when opened.

  2. mikescorpio81

    mikescorpio81 TS Rookie Posts: 293

    Open your G: and set the view to list. At the top of the page, go to TOOLS - FOLDER OPTIONS - VIEW - Apply to all folders button. Scroll down and make sure remember each folders view settings is ticked, and that restore previous folder windows at logon is un-ticked.
    It will set all windows folders to the list view, but as you navigate through all other areas on your PC simply change them as you like.
  3. johnhenry

    johnhenry TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 69

    Thanks Mike,
    Worked like a charm.
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