This is the first in a number of posts on how to tame Vista.
Since being inflicted with Vista I’ve found several ways of making it behave in a sensible manner, but have forgotten what they were and how they were done. This series of posts on taming vista is my way of remembering the what and the how.
There is a useful post on Cnet News on Changing the default folder view in Vista. This in turn points to detailed instructions on HOW-TO: Disable Automatic Folder Type Discovery.