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Anonymous
January 18, 2005 2:49:34 PM

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Hi all,

I have WinXP pro and have the settings all set to Windows Classic (looks
like Win2K). Every time I view the control panel it shows it in list form.
I'll choose icon view and close it. When I open it again it shows in list
form. I've done the BadMRU fix and it's set to 2000 and still no luck.
Anyone have any ideas? TIA
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Anonymous
January 20, 2005 1:07:54 PM

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RJB <robartle@NOSPAM.hotmail.com> wrote:

>I have WinXP pro and have the settings all set to Windows Classic (looks
>like Win2K). Every time I view the control panel it shows it in list form.
>I'll choose icon view and close it. When I open it again it shows in list
>form.

Press CTRL while you close the window to force Windows saving the
windows settings.

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January 20, 2005 1:07:55 PM

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Would be interesting to see if that works in XP. Please keep us posted!

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"Thorsten Matzner" <tmatzner@gmx.net> wrote in message
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> RJB <robartle@NOSPAM.hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>>I have WinXP pro and have the settings all set to Windows Classic (looks
>>like Win2K). Every time I view the control panel it shows it in list form.
>>I'll choose icon view and close it. When I open it again it shows in list
>>form.
>
> Press CTRL while you close the window to force Windows saving the
> windows settings.
>
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> (tm)
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Anonymous
January 20, 2005 1:07:56 PM

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On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 03:17:05 -0600, Kelly wrote:

> Would be interesting to see if that works in XP. Please keep us posted!

It didn't. Still opens back up in list view.
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RJB
1/20/2005 8:32:54 AM

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January 21, 2005 5:43:41 AM

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Didn't think it would. However, please know that the Control Panel has its
own set of styles programically set. That said, there are two options to
select from; however, those are for the cosmetic view.

As per using Classic, 80% of all fixes are geared otherwise. As this is not
the norm for XP users. If so, only in the beginning. That said and without
having the complete thread here to re-read, try:

Increase Folder View Options Limit: (Line 2)
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

To use the Regedit: Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it
and answer yes to the import prompt. REG files can be viewed in Notepad by
right clicking on the file and selecting Edit.


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"RJB" <robartle@NOSPAM.hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 03:17:05 -0600, Kelly wrote:
>
>> Would be interesting to see if that works in XP. Please keep us posted!
>
> It didn't. Still opens back up in list view.
> --
> RJB
> 1/20/2005 8:32:54 AM
>
> "If you can't beat your computer at chess, try kickboxing."
> -Anon.
Anonymous
January 21, 2005 3:08:14 PM

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On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 02:43:41 -0600, Kelly wrote:

> Didn't think it would. However, please know that the Control Panel has its
> own set of styles programically set. That said, there are two options to
> select from; however, those are for the cosmetic view.
>
> As per using Classic, 80% of all fixes are geared otherwise. As this is not
> the norm for XP users. If so, only in the beginning. That said and without
> having the complete thread here to re-read, try:
>
> Increase Folder View Options Limit: (Line 2)
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>
> To use the Regedit: Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it
> and answer yes to the import prompt. REG files can be viewed in Notepad by
> right clicking on the file and selecting Edit.

Yeah, I've applied that as well with the same result. It still doesn't
work. I guess I can live with it unless you have any other ideas?

TIA
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1/21/2005 12:07:25 PM

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January 22, 2005 7:02:00 AM

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More info needed, preferably registry keys.

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Kelly (MS-MVP)

Troubleshooting Windows XP
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com


"RJB" <robartle@NOSPAM.hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 02:43:41 -0600, Kelly wrote:
>
>> Didn't think it would. However, please know that the Control Panel has
>> its
>> own set of styles programically set. That said, there are two options to
>> select from; however, those are for the cosmetic view.
>>
>> As per using Classic, 80% of all fixes are geared otherwise. As this is
>> not
>> the norm for XP users. If so, only in the beginning. That said and
>> without
>> having the complete thread here to re-read, try:
>>
>> Increase Folder View Options Limit: (Line 2)
>> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>>
>> To use the Regedit: Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it
>> and answer yes to the import prompt. REG files can be viewed in Notepad
>> by
>> right clicking on the file and selecting Edit.
>
> Yeah, I've applied that as well with the same result. It still doesn't
> work. I guess I can live with it unless you have any other ideas?
>
> TIA
> --
> RJB
> 1/21/2005 12:07:25 PM
>
> A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.
> --Dan Quayle
Anonymous
January 24, 2005 3:32:48 PM

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On Sat, 22 Jan 2005 04:02:00 -0600, Kelly wrote:

> More info needed, preferably registry keys.

Which keys?
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RJB
1/24/2005 12:29:23 PM

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day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way."
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Anonymous
January 25, 2005 7:52:52 AM

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Perhaps you shouldn't snip the thread.

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"RJB" <robartle@NOSPAM.hotmail.com> wrote in message news:1n6a7d4qa22xf$.dlg@robartle.nospam.hotmail.com...
> On Sat, 22 Jan 2005 04:02:00 -0600, Kelly wrote:
>
>> More info needed, preferably registry keys.
>
> Which keys?
> --
> RJB
> 1/24/2005 12:29:23 PM
>
> "Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every
> day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way."
> -Homer Simpson
Anonymous
January 25, 2005 7:52:53 AM

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On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 04:52:52 +1100, David Candy wrote:

> Perhaps you shouldn't snip the thread.

You're right, I just reread it but he top-posted and it looked like what he
wrote was quoted already (was indented with > throughout) so I missed it.
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RJB
1/24/2005 1:00:52 PM

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Anonymous
January 25, 2005 7:52:54 AM

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On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 13:01:54 -0500, RJB wrote:

> On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 04:52:52 +1100, David Candy wrote:
>
>> Perhaps you shouldn't snip the thread.
>
> You're right, I just reread it but he top-posted and it looked like what he
> wrote was quoted already (was indented with > throughout) so I missed it.

And just re-read it again and it *was* a previous reply.
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RJB
1/24/2005 1:02:43 PM

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you count the increasing popularity of the 9 millimeter bullet.
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Anonymous
January 25, 2005 8:13:24 AM

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Not everyone keeps messages.

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"RJB" <robartle@NOSPAM.hotmail.com> wrote in message news:jrj8ocrlnnji.dlg@robartle.nospam.hotmail.com...
> On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 13:01:54 -0500, RJB wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 04:52:52 +1100, David Candy wrote:
>>
>>> Perhaps you shouldn't snip the thread.
>>
>> You're right, I just reread it but he top-posted and it looked like what he
>> wrote was quoted already (was indented with > throughout) so I missed it.
>
> And just re-read it again and it *was* a previous reply.
> --
> RJB
> 1/24/2005 1:02:43 PM
>
> Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the United States, unless
> you count the increasing popularity of the 9 millimeter bullet.
> --Dave Barry
Anonymous
January 26, 2005 1:08:01 AM

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"Kelly" <kelly@mvps.org> wrote:

>Would be interesting to see if that works in XP. Please keep us posted!

Works well here.

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January 26, 2005 5:28:14 AM

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She.

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"RJB" <robartle@NOSPAM.hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 04:52:52 +1100, David Candy wrote:
>
>> Perhaps you shouldn't snip the thread.
>
> You're right, I just reread it but he top-posted and it looked like what
> he
> wrote was quoted already (was indented with > throughout) so I missed it.
> --
> RJB
> 1/24/2005 1:00:52 PM
>
> "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
> -Eleanor Roosevelt
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