Windows 10: Folders not opening with double click

  1.    18 Dec 2015 #1

    [SOLVED] Folders not opening with double click

    Recently, an issue arised in which I can't open file folders with double click. The spinning wheel cursor shows up for a split second but nothing happens. I have to open context menu and choose Open to access the folder. I noticed I can't open folders within Chrome download tab either, by clicking the "Show in Folder" text below the file icon, nothing happens. However, "Open Download folder" on top right of the window works. Drives in This Computer open with double click.

    If I I open the context menu of a desktop shortcut and then click Open File Location, nothing happens as well. Any ideas on how to solve this issue? Thanks in advance.

    edit: I found the solution in Superuser foruns. Just search for the following registry keys:


    And change boh "default" values to "explore". Now folders are opening with double click and open file location are working again.
    Last edited by ksio89; 18 Dec 2015 at 13:15.
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