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Published on 02.10.09 by Brent Trahan

Set Folders and Icons to Open With a Double Click

Learn how to set Windows 7 to open folders, icons, and other items with a double click of the mouse.

Open Items with a Double Click

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Folder Options in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If Folder Options is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select Double-click to open an item (single-click to select) in the Click items as follows section of the Folder Options window.

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  4. Click OK to save the changes.

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