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MyComputer directory listing backwards!

Posted on 2001-07-02
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I can't find an option to set it to go A-Z alphabetical anywhere...but ever since I upgraded to Windows2000, whenever I go to "My Computer" or get the File dialog in an appilication to open or save a file, all of the files are in Z-A order...backwards!

Is there an option to change this back to -normal-?!

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by:Ajnin
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You should be able to click the gray that says Name and it should reverse the order.
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by:gunn
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Woohoo, that link did the trick! Basically, this guy who did the link had the very same exact problem I did. So, delete this key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ShellState

btw, I could always click the gray Name but it was "list view" was never displayed by default in File dialogs...and was very much a pain to do endlessly.

Sweet. Thanks!
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