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is there a way to change sorting order to random instead of ascending/descending?

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this sounds really stupid but i'm seriously wondering becuase it really annoys me...

when i had vista or xp, i used to be able to put files anywhere, any location, any order i wanted to within folder but on vista it automatically sort in ascending order and it is really annoying because i want to list them in the order i like or in the order i use often, instead of ascending order.

is there a way to do it? and no i don't like putting numbers in front of filename...
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If you click on any of the headers (Name, Size, Type, Date Modified, etc.) it changes the sort order. If it is sorting my "Name" in ascending order and you click on "Name" it changes to descending.

You can also right click on the bar that has Name, Size, Type, etc. and add more columns and then sort by one of the columns that you added.
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yea i already know that but i want to put the items in random order. what i mean by this is that i want to have a control of the order.

for example, lets say i have file name 1,c,3,b,2 on the folder. on ascending order, it'll be 1,2,3,a,b,c but if i only use 2 and c file mostly and so if i want to put those two files first, i have no way of doing so on windows 7. on windows XP, or Vista, i can just drag and move around the files in any place/order i wanted and this never was a problem (just like how you can arrange your windows explorer favorites; you can insert the file/link in the middle of wherever you want and it stays there as i wanted to). but somehow on windows 7, it automatically arrange it to ascending/descending order when i open up the foler which is very annoying.

so i was wondering if there's settings that i can trun it off or something...
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