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in Windows 7 how do i set the default folder view (or whatever its called) to tiled?

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Use "Folder Options". The screenshot is Windows XP, but it should be the same in Windows 7. In an Explorer Window navigate to "Tools", "Folder Options".

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Set your preferred view and then "Apply to All Folders".

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In Win 7 you get to this via 'Organise > Folder and Search Options'. It will only set that folder view for "folders of this type" i.e. for Document, Music, Images etc. folder types. – pelms Jun 6 '10 at 8:08
I just checked, it's the same for Windows 7. – Jun 6 '10 at 8:27
where is the option to set view to tiled? – Jiew Meng Jun 6 '10 at 11:05
Right click on some white space in the Explorer window, and then do "View, Tiled". Then click "Tools, Folder Options, View, Apply to All Folders". – Jun 6 '10 at 11:39

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