Automatically expanding folder trees

Posted On 2007-08-23 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: Software Hack/Tweak Windows XP
Views: 1615

The folder view on the left in Windows Explorer automatically expands if you click on a folder containing sub-folders. You can disable this function with a registry tweak: change the DWORD-value FriendlyTree to 0 (in stead of 1) in the following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AdvancedAutomatically expanding folders will be disabled, expanding a folder is now done by double clicking the folder.

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