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How to refresh the Desktop and Folders view automatically
Author: Craig "hachiroku" Mercer
Date Created:2001-09-05
Operating System(s):Windows Logo imageWindows 9X/NT/2000/XP

If you do allot of changes to folders (like web designing) you may get frustrated because you constantly have to refresh your folders in Windows. With this reg tweak you can have the folder view refresh automatically.

In Regedit go to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Update. In the right pane locate "UpdateMode" and click on it to change entry to 0. Change will take effect after restarting Windows.

The Usual Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Use the information provided at your own risk.