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A strange thing is happening to me recently, that I find the files in folders arranged "always" in alphabetical order, rather than by date (as they have always been, and as required every time I'm finding the problem): you know how solve?
 

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right click on the desktop, and at the top of the popup window is "sort by", you can then click which way you want the folders and icons sorted on the desktop.

There is one way I know that it can reset after setting it the way you want. If you don't reset the PC normally to allow the changes to set in. If you were to crash the system or power down holding the power button, the system will default to the last save configuration (which is likely by alphabetical order).
 
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Get a system tweaking app to reset your folder ache, CCleaner should do this.

It'll reset your default view for ALL folders however.

There is a chanc eyou've just hit the limit of how many folders you can arrange, urm, trying to think of soething to fix that, or google a reg fix.
 
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sorry, I did not understand what should I do
 
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what he said. no need for me to repeat the same instructions.
....of course I had already done "right etc etc". The problem is that my choice is not saved (as it always was before) but every time I open the folder, the files contained in them are re-sorted by name (and not by date as I always do)


...my previous post was referring to "terrastrife" which showed me the things that I do not know how to do, such as ccleaner I have it but has no function on folders etc etc. .... then asked "precisely" what to do

p.s. I have this problem in the folders, not on the desktop.
 
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Maybe try setting a folder's sort order to date, go into folder options->view and click on "Apply to folders", so it sets them all the same?
I did that, but when I reboot the PC I find myself once again available to name the folders