Windows 10: New File explorer - default an abomination

Discus and support New File explorer - default an abomination in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; Hi folks Who else like me (For Eng scholars me is correct -- Cambridge UK graduates think it should be "Like I" however use the plural and nobody... Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by jimbo45, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. jimbo45 Win User

    New File explorer - default an abomination


    Hi folks

    Who else like me (For Eng scholars me is correct -- Cambridge UK graduates think it should be "Like I" however use the plural and nobody would say "Like WE " in this contest -- they'd always say "Like US" !!! -- only mention because that cost my colleague in a Bar today 4 pints of great Beer !!!!!!!!!) thinks that the change to the default layout of File explorer in the next (slow / fast / skip ahead) builds are an abomination -- default shows changes by Date -- for me I prefer the old standard way of doing it by file name etc -- add all these extra bits to display it but don't change the defaults which I assume most people are happy with.

    As we say in Engineering -- "If it Ain't broke -- don't fix it " !!

    Cheers
    jimbo

    :)
     
    jimbo45, Aug 5, 2019
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  2. Win10: set 'view' default in file explorer

    Hi Dennis,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community.

    As I understand that you are trying to set file explorer as default. We will help you to resolve the issue.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps how to set file explorer as default and check if it helps.

    1. In the search box type as “settings”.

    2. Go to “system” and click on “default apps”.

    3.Then click on “set default apps by”.

    4. Select “File Explorer from the list” and click on “choose defaults for this program”.

    5. Then check the box “select all” and click on “save.

    6. Then click on “ok”.

    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Aug 5, 2019
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  3. File Explorer default veiw setting Win 10 Pro

    Hi Bob,

    You can change the default settings of your File Explorer view. If you would like to sort it by Date, we suggest that you follow the steps below:

    • Go to Start, type File Explorer.
    • Select View located at the top of the address bar.
    • Locate Sort by.
    • Select Date.
    • Choose between Ascending and Descending.
    • Close the File Explorer and check back if the changes applied.

    Let us know if you need anything else. We're here to help.
     
    Ronalene Mat, Aug 5, 2019
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  4. Ahhzz Win User

    New File explorer - default an abomination

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Aug 5, 2019
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