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When i douple click on a folder icon it loads a search so then i right clicked and found that search was the default double click setting....does anyone know how to fix this??
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Its been 2 mins and you bumped?


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Sometimes these settings somehow get changed. Same thing happened to me. Go to Tools>Folder Options... and click on the File Types tab. Select Folder or File Folder and click Advanced. Click on the open Action and then click Set Default.

Hope that helps.
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i tried this and it didnt work ...any other ideas?
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Originally Posted by madmanx1x1
i tried this and it didnt work ...any other ideas?
Sounds like a shortcut coruption if you set defaults and its not working sounds like the OS maybe a little damaged. you could try reparin the os by replacing missing or damaged files by putting a Windows XP cd in the cd/rom drive and the in the Run command line type in ''SFC /SCANNOW''.
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If THIS does not help...
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Originally Posted by Boris4ka
Sometimes these settings somehow get changed. Same thing happened to me. Go to Tools>Folder Options... and click on the File Types tab. Select Folder or File Folder and click Advanced. Click on the open Action and then click Set Default.

Hope that helps.
And this does not work,
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
Sounds like a shortcut coruption if you set defaults and its not working sounds like the OS maybe a little damaged. you could try reparin the os by replacing missing or damaged files by putting a Windows XP cd in the cd/rom drive and the in the Run command line type in ''SFC /SCANNOW''.
...then I would suggest you start backing up your needed files as you are going to have to resinstall soon. If you cannot repair the windows install then you are more then likely dealing with a corruption of windows as Ent says above.
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its a fresh install so i think ill just try to fix it or reinstall
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