Hi , im on xp home and i have set all my files and folders laods of times ,like thunbnails and size and position of folders on screen,but when i restart the settings have reverted back and i have to do it all over again.Can this be cured or do some folders just not save settings,Its only my documents folder and the ones inside it i alter to show thumbnails,but it keeps going back to tiles on reboot,also the recycle bin opens small when i set it to fill screen.
I've got exactly the same problem. I've also seen the link some time ago that huggy71 pointed to. Unfortunately poking around in the registry isn't something that I'm keen to do, so I've just lived with the problem, but it is quite an irritation especially as I'm a keen amateur photographer and prefer the thumbnail view. Hope somebody has an answer that doesn't involve editing the registry.
Have you tried huggyg71's suggestion? I bit the bullet and had a go...rebooted...and would you believe, all my files and folders were exactly as I had set them. My first attempt at editing the registry seems to have been successful.
Now!..I wonder what happens if I change the value of...