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How can I remove the sorting tabs COMPLETELY in folders in Vista Home Premium SP2 OS?
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you can remove all but NAME, just right click on the bar and remove the checkmarks of the columns you may not want to be displayed.

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Yes,I can choose to disable other tabs but the NAME but I want to disable all tabs completely.It's really fool in Vista. –  NT. Oct 17 '09 at 17:43
    
no can do, in DETAIL view you MUST have at least the name column enabled, or DETAIL view would be useless as you'll only get empty windows. if you don't like this bar, change the view from DETAIL to LIST, voilá, no more bar. –  Molly7244 Oct 17 '09 at 18:02
    
I already selected the option "list" as a view style.But it's still showing me those annoying tabs. –  NT. Oct 17 '09 at 18:06
    
I think he want to remove the headers, not some columns –  Snark Oct 17 '09 at 18:06
    
yes,I want to completely remove that headers... –  NT. Oct 18 '09 at 18:38

They can only be hidden if that functionality was made accessible, say through explorer options.

The closest I came to an answer, is using API calls to tell the list view to hide the columns, for example a 3rd party tool could do this. I don't know of any 3rd party tools that implement this already.

Unless we can find or make such a tool, we're stuck with the columns.

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so what do I have to do? –  NT. Oct 29 '09 at 8:34
    
You're looking for a one-line answer, but there isn't one. You live with explorer as is, or disown it and use something like NexusFile (xiles.net) –  invert Oct 30 '09 at 7:30
    
yep I also know Win 7 and Win Xp both are less pathetic than Vista.So I would like to get rid of this silly bar... –  NT. Oct 31 '09 at 17:07

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