Manually arrange folders windows 10

Does anybody know if there will be the facility to manually arrange folders in windows 10. I mean all foldesr not just the desktop, like the feature that existed in XP.

I do not think the various auto arrange options alone are that helpful. For instance when you create a  new folder you have to look for it before you can rename it. The only reason that would make me switch to a mac is the fact that they still have this feature 

 

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Last updated March 4, 2020 Views 28,908 Applies to:
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Hi,

It appears that the ability to do that has been disabled in Win 7, Win 8, and Win 10...I wasn't happy either.

I lucked out and found this website that discusses the issue, and near the bottom of the page, provides a link to download a RegEdit batch file to restore this ability under most conditions.

I have been using it ever since Win 7 came out, and I am using it on Win 8 Pro and Win 10TP now.

http://www.unawave.de/windows-7-tipps/disable-sorting-auto-arrange.html?lang=EN

Here is the link to the actual batch file... Free-sorting-for-Windows7.zip

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Hi,

The batch file works on Win 7 also.... it handles folders about the same as Win 8 and 10 TP

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