How to force immediate automatically refresh?
Windows 7 does not refresh folder views
I've got the following problem:
Windows 7 does not refresh automatically the folder view (until I manually refresh by pressing F5) after the following file operations:
- Create/delete/rename/move files or folders
Windows 7 Professional final release, international English version. No upgrade, clean install.
It seems to me it's a delay in my case: if I wait for approximately 30 secs, the refresh is done automatically. There are shared folders on the volumes.
Folders and Files do not refresh automatically
After updating a folder (whether it is deleting, copying, pasting or renaming a file within it) the changes do not appear immediately. It is always necessary to refresh the folder manually to then see the changes have in fact taken place.
Force folder to sort by date automatically
On some folders, I like to sort them by the date. When I do this, close the folder and open it back up, it's seems to be automatically sorted by the title. How do I fix this?
Games and refresh rate.
I just recently installed Windows 7, but there seems to be a problem with the refresh rate in games. On the desktop everything seems to be fine, but in games my refresh rate drops to 75 no matter the resolution. How do I apply a certaub refresh rate to games too? I'm running Warcraft 3 TFT if that matters.
how do i stop auto sort / refresh in windows folders?
I'm hoping this is an easy fix, but I can't find it anywhere. I spend a lot of time moving files, renaming files, zipping and unzipping etc.
Every time I rename or create a new zip or unzip into a folder it does an automatic refresh and moves all my files around automatically. It's driving me crazy.
This stupid option is making it twice as hard to rename files because the second I change the name it's rearranged even if I mistyped the name, leaving me to search for it all over again.
How do i get it to just dump everything to the end of the list like Windows XP did until i manually select refresh ( or close the folder ) ?
Windows Explorer Automatic Refresh / Can I Turn Function Off?
With Windows Vista and Windows 7, when a folder is renamed, it will automatically re-sort to a new location based on the sort criteria. This is problematic from a work flow perspective. In the XP version of Windows Explorer, when a file is renamed, it maintains it's location in the list until the listing is manually refreshed, sorted, or the folder location is closed and reopened. New folders added in XP are placed at the bottom of the list until a refresh.
Is there a way to turn off or disable the automatic refresh functionality in the Windows 7 & Vista version of Windows Explorer?
Problem with the display
I have recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit on my hp dv6910el laptop, and I have a problem.
Windows only recognizes my display as Generic PnP Monitor. Monitor specifications given by Hp are too general: "15.4” WXGA High Definition BrightView Widescreen (1280 x 800)"
Because of this, Windows 7 forces only 4 resolutions available, and only one refresh rate: 59Hz. It of course shows 60Hz refresh rate but it forces the 59Hz one automatically. This affects all my 3d applications deeply, I would love to fix the problem.
Force Windows to NEVER move my icons
Win7 64. Is there a way to 100% FORCE desktop icons from changing position under -any- circumstances?
I keep icons in certain places for a -purpose-. I leave gaps here and there on purpose.
And for whatever reason, if I install a program, or uninstall, or send a new shortcut to the desktop, Windows has no compunction in putting the new icon where -it- wants to (and moving my arrangement around to fit.)
Also, I have 2 monitors and sometimes, after being asleep, Windows -thinks- there's only one screen and moves ALL icons over to one screen.
In short, how do I force Windows to NEVER move my icons?
Creating new folders and renaming them not refresh the folder
Why is it when i; create a new folder i have to right click refresh; rename folder right click refresh. Its really annoying.
Can anyone explain to me what the advantage is or how to change the settings back to the good old, create folder and 'their you go' system.
Correct monitor flicker (refresh rate)
Flicker can be a problem on CRT monitors. LCD monitors (also called flat-panel displays) don't create flicker. A flickering CRT monitor can contribute to eyestrain and headaches. You can reduce or eliminate flicker by increasing the screen refresh rate. A refresh rate of at least 75 hertz generally produces less flicker. (Because LCD monitors don't create flicker, they don't need to be set at high refresh rates.)
Windows Explorer Doesn't Refresh Any Open Windows Regardless of the Changes Made
If I make a new folder, it won't appear until I manually refresh the screen. This could be within another folder or something on the desktop. If I rename a file, it doesn't change until I manually refresh as well. What can things like that be related to? It might've been like this close to the very start. So far I've just installed elementary programs that I always install in the beginning (all of which I was simultaneously installing on multiple computers additionally, all of which seem to be fine). I'd appreciate any sharing of knowledge.
Bugs: refresh rate, game folder and shadow under mouse
I've found some bugs, not critical, but bugs.
1) I'm using an LCD monitor connected through DVI connector. As you may know, with that cable you are able to set only 59-60 Hz as refresh rate. Not a problem, all looks great and game uses 60 Hz, but every time I change my refresh rate to 60 Hz, this new value is applied but if I go again to that options, I see 59 Hz as refresh rate again.
In Vista, the OS kept 60 Hz setting.
2) Game folder doesn't remember settings like the right panel size. This happen when you run games for the first time and set another resolution than Windows is using.
3) I set Windows to use the best possible effects quality. Although mice shadow appear under the arrow, it disappear upon restart, even if the option is checked. You need to re-enable this.
Preview Folders Not Refresh
If you enter in a folder with more subfolders, and click on one of these before it load all the previews, it doesn't load the other after, also if I click on the refresh button, or F5... This is the result:
If I remember well, it happens also in Vista, so this is the good occasion to fix it.
Program icons do not refresh properly in Windows 7
I am running Windows 7 Home Premium. I am a software developer and often redesign my programs' icons. When I update my programs with the new icon, the icon in Explorer often doesn't reflect the change I made. If I rename the program, then Explorer will then refresh the icon. Manually refreshing the folder or desktop doesn't refresh the icon.
I know there are ways to clear the icon cache, but this is really not acceptable, especially for end-users.
F5 key for refresh web page but it goggle to turn my touch pad on and off
My son used my computer and F5 use to be refresh and I used it quite a bit. Now it is a toggle to turn my touch pad on and off. How do change it back the way it was.
Folder Refresh Problems
I’m having an issue where I’m having to manually refresh (F5) all my folders and HDDs when I copy/paste/cut/ and delete files. I’ve tried resetting the folder settings to default but no job.
I have one of my HDDs networked but it’s doing it on all the other drives, which aren’t.
If I drag and drop one file, you can’t see it before you manually refresh it in the new location, however if you try and drag and drop it again you get the replace or don’t copy option, without actually seeing the new file etc.
I noticed this when I would save a file with firefox and the browser would temporarily freeze for a few seconds, then start downloading.
Issues with Windows 7, Some of my desktop icons refresh some do not
Issues with Windows 7, Some of my desktop icons refresh some do not. Actually they do refresh they flash on the screen to what they should be then revert to the unrefreshed state.
It looks like it may only be the shortcut icons though I am not sure of that yet
Problem 2 is when your use your cursor in the directory tree while exploring a hard drive prior to windows 7 as you move from folder to folder the other panel would update. No all I see is the first folder, the one I click on with the mouse when I started.
If I hit enter then it will update I prefered the old way when it change on the left it would update the right not needing to hit enter or click on it.
Files saved to desktop not visible until hit refresh (F5)
Windows 7 Pro x64/ Dell M4500
Just recently (in the last couple of weeks) any file I save to the desktop does not show up visibly until I hit F5 to refresh the screen. It is a bit annoying when I am researching something and saving a lot of pictures or PDFs and leave before I hit F5.
After updating or deleting files, the folder does not auto-refresh
I just installed Windows 7 64-bit. When I update or delete files within a folder, the folder does not auto refresh to show the changes.
Address toolbar on the task bar shows REFRESH button instead of GO button
When you put the Address toolbar on the task bar, the button that shows up is the REFRESH button instead of the GO button. You then click on URLs stored there and try clicking the REFRESH button, and it doesn't take you to the website. You can click away and nothing will happen. You then have to actually click inside there, make a change (such as pressing space bar, then backspace to delete the space) and THEN the GO button will show up.
Windows Vista, XP, 2000, Me, 98 SE all properly had a GO button there that worked flawlessly. I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate x64