Disable numeric sorting in MS Explorer (file, folder Windows 10, 8.1) !
The solution is very easy to disable the numeric file and folder sorting in MS Explorer, this solution is for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10!
The data will be sorted numerically or alphabetically according, on your individual needs!
Please start the local group policy in Windows 10, 8.1, ... and MS Server 2019, 2016, ....!
1. The fastest way is with the keyboard shortcut [Windows logo + R] and the gpedit.msc command
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2. Now, you simply open the sub-key:
User Configuration / Administrative Templates / Windows Components / File Explorer
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3. Disable or enable if necessary the numeric sorting in file Explorer by a double click on this Rule!
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- Who will show me how to do a simple tutorial for Windows, deactivate numerical sorting in File Explorer, so you don't need to sort numerically, but logically and linearly alphabetically?
- Where is to be configured or even deactivated that the sorting will be done numerically by default in Windows File Explorer, for Windows 10 Home?
- Why are the files sorted incorrectly so listed 1, 2, 3 ... and not 3,2,1?
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