Opening Folders (My Documents) getting the Search window

By Ayana Kerberus
Sep 21, 2008
  1. Im having this weird problem of when I try to open a folder in my documents I get the search window instead. such as..

    If I'm in 'My Documents', And I want to go into 'My Music'. I click it and A new window opens up, The Search window, the little dog or whatever it is is asking me what I want to search for. I always have to Right-click and choose 'open' to open a folder.. It really makes me sad.. Hehe,. Can Anyone please help me? would Really REally REALLY appreciate it.


  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Found in Google all over the place
    Start->Run-> regsvr32 /i shell32.dll


    To fix the problem manually, open Registry Editor and navigate to:

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT \ Directory \ shell


    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT \ Drive \ shell

    In the right-pane, locate and click the (Default) value
    Click Modify on the Edit menu
    Type the word none in the Value data box, and then click OK
    Exit Registry Editor.
  3. Ayana Kerberus

    Ayana Kerberus TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank You SOoooooOooooOooooooOOOOOooooOooooOOOoooo Much The Start Run thing Helped. Thank You so much Very much appreciated.
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Thanks for the update :grinthumb
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