TechSpot

Help with folder options (folders are opening in search window)

By feejee12
Oct 26, 2007
  1. Hello, I REALLY want to change the way my folders are opening (regular file folders stored on my computer) but I am not sure what command/s I need to use (if it's that simple).
    Currently, my folders have somehow changed so the default folder window opens up as a search window with the name of whatever folder I just clicked on. I then have to hit enter (to start the "search") and then it pulls up all the files. I don't know how this setup happened, because I used to be able to click a folder and it would open right up and show all the files.
    I am in the folder options window (file types tab), and I am trying to add a "New action" for my folders/file folders and I don't know what commands to use so that this action goes for ANY/ALL folders, not just a specific one......

    Changing these options may not even solve this problem, so if there are any other suggestions of things to try..... I'm open to them! I am just irritated with this setup, and really want to change it back to the original setup asap.

    Thanks!!
     
  2. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 668

    Hi,

    Go to Start/Run/and paste in regsvr32 /i shell32.dll click Ok

    See HERE for the Microsoft way.
     
  3. patrick233

    patrick233 TS Rookie

    Thank you

    Though i m new but this piece of information is really great. Thank you very much for this information.

    Patrick
     
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.