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Registry Entry - View Details in Windows Explorer
Posted 20 October 2004 - 09:53 AM
However, I also want Windows Explorer to open in Details View. I was able to do this in NT but have not found out how in XP.
I have searched in numerous sites, forums, etc. for the last 2 days. I even tried exporting the whole registry before and after making the setting change manually and comparing files (no change found!). To save time, I'd sure like to do it programmatically versus manually changing it everytime I visit a different workstation. Is there anyone who can help me find the exact registry hack? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks...
Posted 20 October 2004 - 07:34 PM
However, as you can see the data is in an uncomprehensible format. The bold, fifth hexadecimal value in my example indicates the display style setting. Possible values:
01: Large Icons
02: Small Icons
03: List View
Maybe there are others too. I remember these from Windows 2000, but XP has some new display styles.
It's best to configure an Explorer window to your needs, logout/login (*), and then save the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Streams] and [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Streams\Defaults] keys.
*: Not sure if the logout/login is necessary, but if I'm not mistaken, the HKEY_CURRENT_USER key is only updated on logout.
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