For some reason Microsoft seems to think that “Content” view for search results is the best view. This goes for “generic” folders in general, but me for content view is a view that I’d rather see go completely from Windows. Unfortunately I for me there is no easy setting to change this. This means it’s time to dive into the Windows Registry a little and set everything to use Details view as default.
Folder views are user specific, local and are controlled by the Windows Shell. This means the registry keys can be found under:
Here you should remove the keys BagMRU and Bags. Once these two are removed, add the following key:
Create 2 DWORD values with:
Now log off and log back on and every window should be set to Detail view.