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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Monty75, Mar 29, 2002.

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  1. Monty75

    Monty75 Thread Starter

    Jan 25, 2000
    I have a very inconsistent file sort problem. When I look at files through "My Computer" it seems that 1/2 the time the files are sorted z to a with the files at top and the folders at the bottom. This also occurs about 3/4 of the time in excel, access, etc. How can I be sure this won't happen. (I've already tried using the explorer and file types>views and selecting the option for all folders to look like the current one -- it didn't work.) I am using all xp products (office and windows.)
  2. Dan O

    Dan O

    Feb 13, 1999
    In My Computer select a drive, View menu option, Details option, and click on the File Name heading, which will re-sort the files. Then you can change the view to whatever you like.
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