File Explorer somehow changed to all hyperlinks Solved

  1.    07 Mar 2016 #1

    File Explorer somehow changed to all hyperlinks

    I have no idea how it changed, but I want it back to normal where I have to double click to open a file. Everything is now a hyperlink and I use a wireless keyboard with a touchpad rather than a separate mouse and I am constantly opening files by mistake. Even files I place on the desktop are all hyperlinks. It is maddening...
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       07 Mar 2016 #2

    Open Items with Single-Click or Double-Click in Windows 10

    Check File Explorer Options in Control Panel:

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    Last edited by Brink; 07 Mar 2016 at 23:24. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  3.    07 Mar 2016 #3

    Thank you very much, that fixed it. I wasn't looking in the right place to find the options.
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       08 Mar 2016 #4

    Good, glad that helped.
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