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Solved: Editing the options when you right click a folder

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by nappymonster, Nov 11, 2007.

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  1. nappymonster

    nappymonster Thread Starter

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    Hi all,

    This is my first post, and I wasn't sure which forum this belongs in so I put it here.

    I followed this guide, to add options when you right click, but instead of editing folder, I actually edited file folder.

    It said at the bottom you need to go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\Create_File_Listing in the registry to remove it, but i couldn't find file folder.

    I want it back again so when i double click a folder, it opens the folder. I didn't know what the windows explorer .exe name was or where it was stored, so for the time being i have to right click>>Open :(

    Thanks in advanced,

    Nappymonster
     
  2. Dan O

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    Welcome to TSG.

    The Folder Options can change the appearance of your desktop and folder content, and to specify how folders open.

    Open My Computer and select: Tools and Folder Options. The select Restore Defaults.
     
  3. nappymonster

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    Doesn't seem to do anything :(
     
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    just do a system restore to a day prior to the problem then you can try again
     
  6. nappymonster

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    System restore isn't really an option - I add, change and remove etc so many files on a daily basis that for the sake of right clicking it's less hassle.

    The Reg thing didn't do anything.
     
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  8. nappymonster

    nappymonster Thread Starter

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    That's EXACTLY what's wrong - it opens a search when i double click. Thanks alot!

    Solved. :D
     
  9. Elvandil

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    You're welcome.
     
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