Single click is opening files in windows 7 search results pane.

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by andrew-s, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. andrew-s

    andrew-s MDL Novice

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    Single click is opening files in windows 7 search results pane.

    I have set double click to open files in Explorer, but in the search results pane single click runs files.
    I can't see how to fix it.
    Thanks.
     
  2. PhaseDoubt

    PhaseDoubt MDL Expert

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    Have you tried rebooting?
     
  3. andrew-s

    andrew-s MDL Novice

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    I think it's a feature by default. I only noticed it when by mistake I single clicked on the last file down by the "See more results" tab.
    I will turn off Windows search I think, and use a 3rd party program.
     
  4. PhaseDoubt

    PhaseDoubt MDL Expert

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    I can select single click for all executable files but the default on all the installations I've made (mostly XP and 7) is single click only for web type links and addresses; others default to double click. I'm sure there are a few instances of single click for things other than links but none come to mind.
     
  5. anarchist9027

    anarchist9027 MDL Expert

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    If you find stuff through the search pane in Windows Vista / 7, it is system defaulted one click and I dont think there's a way to change that because technically those shortcut links. Its like clicking a link on a website