Tweak of the week: Add options to the Folder Options dialog

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Tweak #6 - september 5, 2001

In Windows 2000, when you select "View", "Folder Options" from the menu in explorer, you can select a tab "View" with advanced settings.
This tweak lets you add extra options to this dialog.
The settings that are added are "Show attributes column in details view" and "Don't change names to make them look pretty".

The tweak

To apply the tweak, use the provided reg files.
To understand how this works, take a look at the following registry key:


This key stores all the settings that are shown in the View dialog. You can add as many as you like.

Download reg file

Download tweak6.reg

Download reg files for the separate settings

Download tweak6_dontprettypath.reg

Download tweak6_showattrib.reg