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Windows 7: How to stop explorer windows opening in a new window?

30 Jan 2011   #1
eddowii

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
How to stop explorer windows opening in a new window?

Hi guys,

This has been getting on my nerves recently, because every time i click on a folder etc. it opens in a new window.
It is an new pc with windows seven on it.
I have had 2 viruses if that helps.



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30 Jan 2011   #2
Sik00

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Go to Start > Control Panel > Folder Options. Under Browse folders, you'll see your two options.

I assume you got rid of the virus?


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30 Jan 2011   #3
eddowii

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

It is. Removed and checked.
http://shortbass.co.cc/Images/explorer.gif
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30 Jan 2011   #4
Zardoc

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

just to be sure, are you talking Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer?
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30 Jan 2011   #5
eddowii

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Windows explorer.
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30 Jan 2011   #6
Zardoc

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Hi, if you go in regedit
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell and you see OPEN in right pane that's wrong. Double click the key and delete open.

Try again.
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30 Jan 2011   #7
eddowii

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zardoc View Post
Hi, if you go in regedit
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell and you see OPEN in right pane that's wrong. Double click the key and delete open.

Try again.
dad says im not allowed to
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30 Jan 2011   #8
Zardoc

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

If it doesn't bother dad, and it's his machine,
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30 Jan 2011   #9
eddowii

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

im not doing it.
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30 Jan 2011   #10
Zardoc

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

There you go.
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