Customize Folder Settings in Windows® 7
Are you interested in customizing the file and folder settings in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the fastest and latest operating system from Microsoft. It comes with various advanced features to make computing easier. This Operating System can be used in media centers, notebooks, desktops, laptops and tablet PCs. This was released after Windows Vista. Windows 7 operating system is very user-friendly and this will also deliver very nice performance. Windows 7 has various features, such as two-way firewall, Windows Search, Windows Defender, Aero Snap, etc. It provides full security and advanced web surfing experience. You can easily customize folder settings in Windows 7. The Folder Option consists of three tabs, such as General, View and Search. These tabs help to set the folder options. You can set the click option for opening a file or a folder. For controlling the behavior of files and folders, the advanced settings are available. Folder Option in Windows 7 also helps to customize the display of files and folders.
Following are the different ways to customize file and folder settings in Windows 7:
- Using Folder Option
- Using General tab
- Using View or Search tab
Using Folder Option
You can change the files and folder settings using the Folder Option in Windows 7. To open the Folder Option, click 'Start' and go to 'Control Panel'. Then, select 'Appearance and Personalization' and choose 'Folder Option'. To change the general files and folder settings, you need to find the settings on the 'General' tab. You can easily customize the display of files and folders through 'Folder Option'.
Using General tab
For changing the general files and folder settings, you need to open each folder in its own folder window. For that, click 'Open each folder in its own window', and then click 'OK'. You may also open the files and folder with a single click. A file consists of information and folder is a container in which you can store the files.
Using View or Search tab, you can customize the files and folder settings in Windows 7. To change the advanced file settings you may use the View tab. Using this tab, you can show icons, menus, etc. There is also a facility to display file icons on thumbnails and you can also display the file size information and you are able to hide the extension for known file types.
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