Open Each Folder In New or Same Window

How to open each folder in the same window or new window?

Open Each Folder In New or Same Window

When you open Windows Explorer and double click a folder, Explorer was configured to open each folder in its own window. It is possible to change this behavior and make File Explorer open each folder in a new window or you may want to stop file explorer opening a new window each time. If you’d like to change the File Explorer’s “Open each folder in the same window” feature , there are some things you can do.

How do I stop File Explorer opening a new window each time

Launch File Explorer on Windows 11.

Click on the three horizontal dots and select Option. This will open the Folder Options window. If you want to open folder Options more Practically , use the following code in Run dialog box.

Folder Options

control.exe folders

In folder Options window , you can stop File Explorer opening a new window each time and force “Windows Explorer” to open new folders in the same window with choose the Open each Folder in the same window.

Open each Folder in the same window

Finally click Apply at the bottom of the window, then click the OK button.

Open Each Folder In New Window

In folder Options , Click on the Radio button next to the second option to make Windows open each folder in its own (new) window.

Open Each Folder In New Window

Alternative Method

Open each folder in the same window or in a new window via vbe file

Just download the script at the end of the page and Unzip it. ( Password: ceofix)

From now on, whenever you want to open every folder in the same window, just double click on the vbe file.

Open each folder in the same window or in a new window via vbe file

Also, if you change your mind and want to open it in a new window, simply double-click the vbe file again. It’s very easy isn’t it?

Folder in new or same window.vbe file DOWNLOAD



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