Somewhere on teh intarwebs ~misfit~ wrote:
> Hi Folks, I'm still running XP and am happy with it. However I'veOk, I resorted to Google and it seems that a Windows Explorer update was
> noticed new behaviour recently that has actually caught me out a
> couple of times.
> It used to be that, if you copied files or folders into a folder or
> onto a flash drive (for instance) they would stay in the order that
> they were copied until you went 'View' - 'Refresh'. However, I
> noticed a wee while ago that my folders have started periodically
> refreshing themselves (and alphabetising the contents). It seems to
> happen several times a minute.
> Is anyone else still using XP and seeing this? (I download and apply
> all updates.) The first time I noticed it was when I (thought) I knew
> that I was deleting first, third and sixth files from a flash drive
> and when I'd done it realised that they'd 'moved' and I'd deleted the
> wrong ones. I ran my AV and malware programmes but they found nothing.
> So, anyone? If it *is* a new feature is there a way to turn it off?
responsible. Lots of people not liking the new system (which I gather is
also part of W7 and lots of folks using 7 don't like it either) but the only
'fix' that looked reasonable was here:
http://www.annoyances.org/exec/forum/winxp/r1040266854 So, I've deleted the
registry keys and am now crossing my fingers.
"Humans will have advanced a long, long, way when religious belief has a
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