Thanks for sharing. In Windows, holding ALT and double-clicking a drive or folder opens its properties. :) Proposed as answer by Anand Wani- MS CRM Developer Saturday, February 18, 2012 10:27 AM Wednesday, April 29, 2007 Pete Nothing to say except you deliver the goods every single time! Do a system restore. this contact form
It might have been a system update side issue, I don't know. i was about to lose my mind trying to make it stop searching like that. That was enough to solve it. Please go to “Control Panel\Hardware and Sound” and click “Mouse” and check your mouse settings; please ensure that the left button is set to “Click” and right button is “Right-click”. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/how-to-fix-double-click-always-opens-search-in-windows-explorer/
TechNet Products IT Resources Downloads Training Support Products Windows Windows Server System Center Browser Office Office 365 Exchange Server SQL Server SharePoint Products Skype for Business See all products ALT key was not active and I did try to hit it a few times, then activated and deactivated it with the OnScreenKeyboard - no help. Does it require a vendor specific driver? I would recommend though to re-check the entries and perhaps drop the ones that are not relevant for the problem on hand.
According to Microsoft, this behavior can occur when you open the Edit File Type dialog box for the Drive or File Folder registered file types. How-To Geek Articles l l What Happens If My Smart Thermostat Stops Working? I don't know how it got on this thread but I apologize for any confusion it may have caused. Double Click Opens Properties Keyboard Not Working The right click didn't work.
Buy online or try it FREE for 14 days.I've seen a few cases where the default action for folders somehow changed from Open to Cmd, showing up in bold when you Double Click Opens Properties Windows 10 davidhk129, Oct 25, 2015 #13 Trouble Noob Whisperer Moderator Joined: Nov 19, 2013 Messages: 8,831 Likes Received: 1,058 Location: Northwest Indiana U.S.A. has anybody faced something smililar to that? http://ccm.net/forum/affich-63189-left-click-initiates-search-rather-than-open please anyone will help me to fix this problem.
Can you explain as to what that means in detail, as to which security programs you have currently installed? Double Click A Drive Or Folder Opens The Properties Dialog Instead Of The Normal Open Behavior Simon Australia March 13, 2007 Shahzad Khan thanks alot mate, that helped me, and I was thinking of a damn reset ! June 17, 2007 Ali Thanks for help…but after restarting system it happens again….? You might try using the native System File Checker to see if it might fix the problem.
If anyone has experienced this, please let me know as I have LOTS of security running and still something looks to have gotten through. https://www.windows10forums.com/threads/left-click-on-mouse-wont-open-folders.4304/ Googling around for it took me here - which was the opposite of what I wanted! Double Click Opens Properties Instead Of Folder There are two types of folder files: folder and file folder. Double Click Opens Properties And Keyboard Doesn't Work am having a problem ..when i try to disconnect the USB with this option.
You are welcome to leave any computer help questions on the Forum. http://pseudoblog.net/double-click/double-left-clicking-issue.html I don't know if im willing to reproduce the problem in my healthy laptop. Thank you in advance for your help. If they want to give people a new different OPTION, it's fine - but stop wasting my productive work hours learning new crap I dont' need to know!I want my single Left Mouse Click Opens Properties
OK This is to reset your computer.................. User login Username: * Password: * Request new password Donate If this web site has helped you, please help us too! find and delete a hidden/blur file called "autorun.inf" July 18, 2007 Joe thanks soo much for this..it fixed the problem..it was realy annoying me..thanks to you its fixed July 18, 2007 http://pseudoblog.net/double-click/double-click-not-working-on-desktop-folders-xp.html Reply Nat September 21, 2012 at 4:09 pm # I had the same problem .
All I did was download the reg file mentioned above, and opened it in notepad. Clicking Shortcuts On Desktop Only Brings Up Properties Box? If so, you might want to check this out: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/disable-autoplay-of-audio-cds-and-usb-drives/ February 26, 2007 Frank W. when ever I try to open a drive(no matter what driver I open) an error message appears saying that .dll file is missing.
Thanks xx August 7, 2007 M.Balraj I'm having a problem, whenever I double click on a drive or folder, The search box pops up in a new window. If can't see any hidden/blur filename, click Tools->Folder Option->View->untick the "Hide extension for known file types", then click OK. 4. This was the only place over the giant internet that I could find the solution. Click For Menu Double Click For Window Stuck cheers mate!
i guess its becoz something is altering the registry again when we restart..any help?? kindly me out. Left click is to Select. his comment is here Have you tried using alternate mice (USB wired)?
You're a superstar! There might be a misinterpretation on how system restore works. I've never had it happen on my XP system. Thanks.
I upgraded recently and this problem is driving me _MAD_! As far as security, I have AVG, Advanced System Healthcare, Reason Core Security, UnHackMe, Avira, Malwarebytes and Fort Know Firewall. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I'd be very grateful if anyone could help me!