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Is it possible to do a global setting so that whenever I open an explorer folder in Vista in details view, I see the file extension and date the file was created?

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In an explorer window, set the view to detail view then navigate to Tools -> Folder Options, and:

  • Uncheck "hide extensions for known filetypes"
  • Click "Apply to All Folders"
  • Apply & OK

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Extensions should always be visible and default view will be detailed view.

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