Cant review Contents of drives at my computer screen

Discussion in 'Windows XP General' started by Karen, May 21, 2004.

  1. Karen

    Karen Guest

    I can no longer review the contents of my drives from my
    computer. When I click on any of the drives displayed,
    the Search Wizard comes up rather than the drive opening
    to display folders. How may I change this?
     
    Karen, May 21, 2004
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  2. Hi Karen,

    There is a fix here for that odd behavior, courtesy MVP Doug Knox:
    http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/xp_folder_open.htm

    --
    Best of Luck,

    Rick Rogers aka "Nutcase" MS-MVP - Windows
    Windows isn't rocket science! That's my other hobby!
    http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    Associate Expert - WinXP - Expert Zone
    www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
    Win98 Help - www.rickrogers.org

    "Karen" <> wrote in message
    news:1078b01c43f79$f1013f40$...
    >I can no longer review the contents of my drives from my
    > computer. When I click on any of the drives displayed,
    > the Search Wizard comes up rather than the drive opening
    > to display folders. How may I change this?
     
    Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers, May 22, 2004
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  3. Karen

    Alex Nichol Guest

    Karen wrote:

    >I can no longer review the contents of my drives from my
    >computer. When I click on any of the drives displayed,
    >the Search Wizard comes up rather than the drive opening
    >to display folders


    Start - Run - regedit.exe
    Open the left pane (explorer style) to
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell
    Highlight it, and in the right pane double click on (Default) and enter
    the exact four character word
    none

    Repeat at HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\Folder\shell


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    Alex Nichol MS MVP (Windows Technologies)
    Bournemouth, U.K. 8E8L.org (remove the D8 bit)
     
    Alex Nichol, May 22, 2004
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