The most common reason for this is the unexpected grouping and sorting when displaying the four file explorers!
|(Image-1) Typical unwanted display in the file explorer pages!|
Windows File Explorer allows you to group and sort files and folders to view them according to various criteria. If the grouping or sorting is unexpected, it may be due to a setting change or an accidental action. Here are some steps to customize grouping and sorting in File Explorer:Open File Explorer:
Click the Windows icon on the taskbar and type "File Explorer" in the search box. Then select File Explorer to open it.
Reset grouping and sorting:
If the grouping or sorting is unexpected and you want to reset it, click the View button at the top. You should see options to reset grouping and sorting to None or Default. This will remove any previously applied grouping and sorting changes.
Customize grouping and sorting:
If you want to customize the grouping and sorting to your own liking, click the View button and select Group By and Sort By. You can choose from various options like "Name", "Type", "Date", "Size", etc. Select the criteria you want to use to customize the ad.
Customize group headings:
If group headings are displayed in the Group By view and you want to customize them, right-click the heading and select Customize Group Heading. Here you can change the grouping criteria.
Change sorting direction:
You can change the sorting direction by clicking the arrow next to "Sort by". You can choose between ascending (A to Z) and descending (Z to A) sorting.
If you have specific problems with grouping and sorting in File Explorer, please describe them in more detail so I can help you more specifically.
FAQ 143: Updated on: 5 October 2023 05:11