How To Disable Automatic Folder Type Discovery

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By default, Windows Explorer in Windows Vista will try to automatically detect the contents of a folder and display the correct detail settings, however in some situations you may wish to disable this behavior and customize the view settings manually as desired.

This article applies to:

* Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, 32-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Business, 32-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, 32-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise, 32-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, 64-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, 64-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Business, 64-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, 64-bit
* Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise, 64-bit

NOTE: This involves editing the registry. It is always recommended to create a back-up of the registry before making any modifications. Before performing any of the actions below, please save your work and close any Windows Explorer windows, as you will need to log off for these changes to properly take effect.


Procedure:

* Click on Start, and in the Start Search field type “REGEDIT”, and then press Enter.
* If User Account Control prompts you, provide consent by clicking on Continue or entering a password.
* In the left hand pane, navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell
* Right click on the “Bags” sub-key and click on Delete. When asked to confirm the operation click on Yes.
* Right click on the "Shell" sub-key and from the menu that appears click on New, and then click on Key.
* Give the new key a name of "Bags" (without the quotes).
* Right click on the "Bags" sub-key and from the menu that appears click on New, and then click on Key.
* Give the new key a name of "AllFolders" (without the quotes).
* Right click on the "AllFolders" sub-key and from the menu that appears click on New, and then click on Key.
* Give the new key a name of "Shell" (without the quotes).
* Select the "Shell" key that you just creaited.
* In the right hand pane of the Registry Editor, right click on an empty area and from the menu click on New, and then click on String Value.
* Give the new REG_SZ (String Value) a name of "FolderType" (without the quotes).
* Double click on the FolderType String Value and give it a value of "NotSpecified" (without the quotes).
* Close the Registry Editor.
* Click on Start, press the arrow next to the power buttons, and select Log Off from the menu that appears.
* Log back in and customize your Windows Explorer folder view settings as desired.

If you would like to reset Windows Explorer back to the way it should act by default:

* Click on the Start button, and in the Start Search field paste the following bold text command: REG DELETE "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders" /f
* Press the Enter key to execute the command.

Hope this helps!