A small (but irritating) question...

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Pigman, Jun 23, 2004.

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  1. Pigman

    Pigman Registered Member

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    How do I change the default action triggered by double-clicking a folder? Currently, when I try to open any folder that isn't on the desktop by double-clicking on it, my action brings up the "find files or folders" window with the folder's name as the search term. On the context menu brought up by right-clicking on the folder, "Find" is in bold instead of "Open" - the default action upon double-clicking a folder is to find things on the HD with the same name. For my own convenience, I would very much like to change the default action to "Open", but I have no idea how to do that. Can anyone help?

    (Btw, the OS is Win98 4.10.1998.)
     
  2. LowWaterMark

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    You'll need to get into Windows Explorer > View > Options... > File Types tab > scroll down and select "Folder" > Edit... > and choose the option you want to happen by default > click "Set Default" > OK

    I have XP so my image will be a bit different than yours, but here's the relative location...
     

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  3. Pigman

    Pigman Registered Member

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    Ah, thanks. Now it's back to normal. (Btw, I had to do the same for "Drive".)
     
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