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Windows 8 Folders Options not working

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Windows 8 Folders Options not working


    Running Windows 8 on my ASUS laptop and all of a sudden it has started opening all folders in a new window... every time without fail... even though the folder options are showing "Open in same window" selected.

    Super annoying... anyone out there have this happen and how did you fix it?

    For the record, I did try unselecting and then reselecting the same window option, applied it to all folders, rebooted my system... and nothing. Everything still opens in a new window every time.

    thanks.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Oh, I also googled for a solution, which took me here... but gave me no solutions, just instructions on how to do what I have already done.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 31
    Windows 7 Professional 32-bit


    Do option two in this tutorial and post back results: SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Bethel, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could also do a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened to hopefully quickly undo and fix this for you.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  5. #5


    Trnava
    Posts : 683
    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64


    You can always use an alternative, at least until the solution is find.

    Best Free File Manager - I prefer Explorer++ myself.
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