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WinXP: Two Folders - Linked Views

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'kay, this is totally not a critical issue. Just a mild annoyance, but it been happening for years, and I can't seem to get rid of it.

The problem is this. I like my stuff organized. We're talking masses of sub-folders, and a file hierarchy that would make a library proud. Of course, each of the folders has their own view (icons, list, details, tiles, etc.), as certain files need to be viewed in different ways. Inside the Windows XP folder options, 'Remember each folders view settings' is checked.


Two of my folders seem linked. Whenever I change the view type in one, that change is reflected in the other. These two folders are
My Computer
D:\Shared Folder\Music\Game Music

As you can see, the folders should not have any relation whatsoever. However, My Computer is always viewed as tiles, by type, in groups. All my music folders, by comparison, are viewed in List mode. I've tried resetting all folder views to default several times, but those two folders always stay connected.

Any ideas, thoughts, suggestions?
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Quite interesting. The only thing I can think of is a possibility of some kind of corruption in the registry BagMRU which is not uncommon for Windows.

Don't know if it will do any good but check this out:


Before deleting any registry key, go to 'File' and select 'Export'. Export the key just in case something goes wrong. You can always merge the key back into the registry.
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