Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Open each folder in SAME window broken ?

27 Apr 2012   #1
lister

Windows 7 Panasonic CF F9 (used to have CF F8)
 
 
Open each folder in SAME window broken ?

Hi - I prefer to stay in the same window when seeking files otherwise I end up with 300 open folders.

Control Panel > Folder Options > Open Each Folder In The Same Window - Doesn't work....

Any ideas?? Thanks!!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
27 Apr 2012   #2
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Although I've not seen this problem with 7, I remember it with XP. It sometime took a clean logoff and shutdown, then restart. And you might even have to do it one more time.

Set the options the way you want. Properly close all programs, and then logoff. When logoff is complete shut down. See what you've got after restart.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 May 2012   #3
lister

Windows 7 Panasonic CF F9 (used to have CF F8)
 
 

Hi does anyone know what it is that I am might be doing wrong? Every time I try to see a file I end up with far too many folders open - especially if the file is buried deep....

All I want is ONE folder or rather window explorer folder open....

Any ideas? I have tried resetting to defaults - perhaps there is a setting elsewhere? THANKS
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

03 May 2012   #4
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Was it ever set to "open new" each time?

Try setting it that way, click ok, then go back in and set it to "open in same"...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 May 2012   #5
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 May 2012   #6
lister

Windows 7 Panasonic CF F9 (used to have CF F8)
 
 

its still opening up each folder - it gets annoying when I just want to open one file buried within 20 folders....

I cross compared with another machine (windows 7) that does not do this and 100% copied over the settings.

No joy.....

Any ideas what is going on here?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 May 2012   #7
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Have you tried this? : SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker Do and restart upon finding violations.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Open each folder in SAME window broken ?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Open folder in new window by doing ctr+click
Hi everyone, First of all, I hope I'm in the good area of the forum. None of them suited my problem so I decided to write about it here. Please, feel free to move my subject in the good section if you feel it would be better somewhere else. Everything is in the title. I would like to be able...
General Discussion
open icon in map window broken
fresh windows 7 64 ultimate install on my new pc, finally upgraded after 7 years :party:. Only thing that bothers me now is the fact that one of the icons in a map window is broken. I'm pretty sure this is not clear enough so i've added a picture to make things clear. anybody know how to...
General Discussion
When i open a folder, it opens to a new window?
Windows Home Premium 64-Bit Operating System I uninstalled Internet Explorer 9. I use Mozilla Firefox now. How come when ever i try to click a new folder, or try to browse for a folder or a file, it always makes a new window ??? I hate it so much trying to close all these folders... ...
General Discussion
Open each Folder in the Same or Own Separate New Window
How to Open each Folder in the Same or Own Separate New Window in Windows 7 This will show you how to have each folder or drive temporarily or always open in the same or its own separate new Windows Explorer window in Windows 7. If you are stuck with a new window when you open a folder...
Tutorials
Can't open a folder in the same window
hello guys, I am new here and hope you help me out in my problem regarding the folder options in my netbook. here's the problem: I cant open a folder in a the same windows. it just keep on opening a new window as I browse the folder within the folder. I try to change the settings in the folder...
General Discussion
Open each folder in the same window not Worked!!!
hi Every folder i click on opens in a new explorer window. Folder Options> General (tab)> Browse folders click Restore Defaults, and select this: (*) Open each folder in the same window (Set Tasks and Click options you like also.)
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:19.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App