Windows opens separate folders

Dell / XPS M1530
February 19, 2009 at 04:43:01
Specs: windows XP, 2 GB
In "folder options" (tools-->folder options), in the "browse" setting, I select "Open each folder in the same window". However, a separate folder opens up all the time. It does not matter what profile I log into, so I know it's not a profile problem. Does anyone kknow how I can permanently set this?

Thanks in advance.

Mark Chiasson
Hudson Public Schools


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#1
February 19, 2009 at 04:47:04
Try "Restore Defaults" in that same window.

"So won’t you give this man his wings
What a shame
To have to beg you to see
We’re not all the same
What a shame" - Shinedown


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#2
February 19, 2009 at 04:48:29
After you change the folder options as you want then click on the View tab and choose to apply to all folders.

A reboot may be necessary after that.


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#3
February 19, 2009 at 04:54:59
You say
...a separate folder opens up all the time...

Do you mean a new window opens, not a separate folder opens ???


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#4
February 19, 2009 at 05:41:39
chase817, If all else fails go to the link below and scroll down to line 209 (right column) and click on the underscored word "Same" in the "Open Each Folder in New or Same Window" line to download a reg file fix. Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_...

Tufenuf


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