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Registry setting to control Browse folders option? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I'm looking for a way to bypass the UI and set Vista to open each folder in its own window.  I've tried creating the DWORD SeperateProcess in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced and setting it to 1, but this isn't working (I'm thinking the setting has changed since XP).  Does anyone know what registry key I create / modify to get the behavior I'm looking for?

     

    Thanks!

    Wednesday, February 27, 2008 9:29 PM

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  • I don't believe you need to go to the Windows Registry to do that.

     

    Open Windows Explorer, press Alt (to see the manu bar on top) then click on Tools / Folder Options...

     

    on the General tab select "Open each folder in its own window" under Browse folders category, then click OK.

     

    You can also see the View tab to find a lot more options (as XP)

     

    Hope this help

     

    Cooper74

     

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008 1:42 PM