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Windows 7: Drag and Drop files and folders in Windows Explorer

30 Sep 2015   #1
jbacinti

Windows 7 PPro
 
 
Drag and Drop files and folders in Windows Explorer

In XP I used to be able to open multiple copies of Explorer so I could drag files/folders from one folder to another. How do I do that on W7 Windows Explorer?

Thanks,

jbacinti


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30 Sep 2015   #2
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

hi welcome to the forum. i am not on a win 7 machine at the moment but try holding the shift key while opening another exployer window see if that works. as i know that works for IE
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30 Sep 2015   #3
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

If you change the shortcut to use this switch...
Code:
%windir%\explorer.exe /N
...you should get a new Explorer window each time.
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30 Sep 2015   #4
jbacinti

Windows 7 PPro
 
 
The Shift worked

Thanks,

jbacinti
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30 Sep 2015   #5
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

Can you say what method you used.
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30 Sep 2015   #6
jbacinti

Windows 7 PPro
 
 

Hold the Shift key to open the second copy of Windows Explorer.
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30 Sep 2015   #7
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

Ok you can try the other suggestion too.
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