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Windows 7: Windows open in a new window

11 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Windows open in a new window

Hi, i have a problem, whenever i open a folder and then i open its subfolder it opens in a new window. I tried sfc scan, tune up utilities and ccleaner. I checked in folder options that "open each folder in the same window" is ticked.
Also when i right click onto a shortcut and then i click open file location , it does not work
Please help.

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