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Windows 7: Explorer - How to open parent folder in a new window?

18 Sep 2011   #11


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boren View Post
But how do I control whether Explorer opens a folder in a new window or in the same window? In XP Ctrl+click (on the Parent Folder icon) did the former, while a simple click did the latter? What's the equivalent separation in Windows 7 (if any)?
Open each Folder in the Same or Own Separate New Window
How to Open a Folder Window in a New Process in Windows 7

Try either or both of these settings:

1. Open Windows Explorer, Tools, Folder Options, General, and under Browse Folders check: "Open each folder in its own window."

2. Open Windows Explorer, Tools, Folder Options, View, Advanced Settings, under Files and Folders, check: "Launch folder windows in a separate process."

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19 Sep 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit

Thanks, but these settings don't allow me to decide when to open the parent folder as a separate window and when to open it in the same window. I'll stick with Classic Shell :)
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