How to rearrange Windows Menu?
Hi Everybody, Somehow, I have rearranged the menu in 'My Documents'. The main menu to open 'My Docs' is OK with Open(lead); Explore; Search; etc. However, when I bring up any folders within 'My Docs' the menu begins with Search(lead); Open; Explore; Refresh Thumbnail; etc. If I simply left-click it brings up the search screen to 'find' something. When I right-click it brings up the menu with Search(as first choice) and I must highlight Open(second choice) to open the folder. How do I make 'Open' the default(lead) within these document folders. I am on a Toshiba Laptop running Win X-P. Thanks, Rae
Could you please be a liitle less clear?
Just stratify the hopsigator and reboot.
OR most likely
Find is the default action for a file folder.
Stephen, I went into file types within folder options, however it won't let me add new actions or change existing. Within advanced, 'Find' is the only action in the window. The four choices to the right are New(which I can access); the other 3 are shaded with no access, Edit; Remove; Set Default. When I bring up New, it gives me a New Action Screen with 2 fields. However when I add 'Open' to the 1st field it says 'The specified program could not be found. Make sure file name and path are correct.' Same with 2nd field. Is this how I change this? I tried folder options; view, file types previously before my first post with no luck. I notice that the other file types on the list have access to edit, remove, set default. Only Folder and File Folder have these 3 choices shaded. I am not a programmer. When I do have an occasionally problem, you guys are quick to respond. Thanks for all your help. Rae
Rae, try calling Microsoft tech support... this is a developer's forum.
To get things back to the default you go to they reg key Jack mentions and expand the shell folder; you will then see find, expand it and open the command key. Then change the command path to %SystemRoot%\Explorer.exe and things should go back to normal.
By the way, props to Stephen for actually being able to decipher the original post :)
I had the smae problem. I fixed it simply by going to the folder options, and in the general tab, click on 'Open each folder in the same window' or ''Open each folder in its own window', which ever is off.
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