Vista Folder options: How to open and change Folder options in windows vista?

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Windows vista folder options can be opened and changed in many ways. In windows vista, Windows explorer may not show the menu bar by default. One can navigate to vista Folder options by any one of the methods described below.

Open windows vista folder options through the organize button in Windows Explorer:

  • Open a Windows Explorer window in windows vista
  • Click on the Organize button.
  • You will find the “Folder and Search” option.Click on “Folder and Search” Option to open it.

Open windows vista folder options through the organize button in Windows Explorer

Open windows vista folder options through the Tools menu item in vista menu bar:

  • Open a Windows Explorer window in windows vista
  • Press the Alt key to temporarily show the Menu bar in Windows Explorer. It will go away as soon as you click on something other than the menu.
  • Click on “Tools” menu in the menu bar.
  • Click on Folder Options Icon

Open windows vista folder options through the Tools menu item in menu bar of vista

Open windows vista folder options through the classic view of vista control panel:

  • Open Control Panel in Classic View in windows vista
  • Click on Folder Options Icon

Open windows vista folder options through the classic view of vista control panel

How to change folder options in windows vista?

To Change the vista Folder Options :

  • Go to “View” Tab
  • Under “Advanced Settings“, Check or Uncheck the folder options you want or do not want

To Change the vista Folder Options via View tab in folders options

How to restore the Default folder options in windows vista?

To restore the default Folder Options:

  • Go to “View” Tab
  • Under “Advanced Settings“, click the “Restore Defaults” button at the bottom.

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2 comments on “Vista Folder options: How to open and change Folder options in windows vista?
  1. Vista has lot of small changes like these when compared to XP.

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  2. Thank you so much! This really helped me.

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