Drive opens in new window on double click in windows XP

by Rohit Khurana on February 1, 2008

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Trouble:

One of our readers reported, when ever he double clicks on any of the drive to open, it opens automatically in new window.

As we all know the expected behaviour is that each drive opens in the same window until a user has explicitly set the option Open Each Folder In Its Own Window. under File menu >> Tools >> Folder Options in General.

Why It drive opens in new window?

It happens when a program or virus tries to edit the File Folder or Drive shell entries to add more context menu items and set them as default for double click action.

Lets see how we can fix this.


Fix:

First Method:

1. Open Start >> Run and type regsvr32 /i shell32.dll

2. press ok

3. You will see a message DllRegisterServer and DllInstall in shell32.dll succeeded

4. that’s it

Second Method:

1. Open Start >> Run and type regedit

2. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Directory/Shell

3. Double click the default key type none and press ok.

4. now navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Drive/Shell.

5. Double click the default key type none and press ok.

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Third Method:

If you don’t want to play with the registry ,you can run the following command instead at

Run Prompt: ( Open Start >> Run )

reg add hkcr\drive\shell /ve /d none /f” (without double quotes)

We hope at least one of the above method may work for you to fix the trouble, if not please let us know.

Also See : Not able to open hard disk by double click.

Update:

We have just compiled a registry tweak, so if none of the above given methods works for you, then try downloading this registry file from here and merge it into your registry by double clicking the file.

After merging the registry file you may need to restart your system, so that the changes can reflect

Note: If still after following the above you are not able to solve the problem then update your antivirus and run a complete scan and make your system virus free. Click here to scan with Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

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{ 124 comments… read them below or add one }

Ambuj February 5, 2008 at 1:32 am

hey
these methods r not working yaar

even i got the message of DllRegisterServer and DllInstall in shell32.dll succeeded

but still the problem persist
plz suggest any other solution

Rohit Khurana February 5, 2008 at 3:30 am

@ Ambuj
Have you restarted your computer after following this procedure?

kiran February 8, 2008 at 10:08 pm

I am also faceing the same problem

give me the right solution

if any body knows

irfan February 15, 2008 at 6:31 am

yo guys it worked for me…….thnxs buddy

coolaery February 15, 2008 at 1:53 pm

not working … can you suggest me some other method

idealbreaker February 15, 2008 at 9:35 pm

Thanx for the tip. 😀

Deven Mehta February 16, 2008 at 2:49 am

No dear,

ITS all is not working.

Regards,
Deven Mehta

Rakesh February 18, 2008 at 12:36 am

hi
any of the method specified above is not working

Luxx February 18, 2008 at 2:56 pm

Tnx a lot, i tried the 2nd methode, and it’s wroking great for me! Tnx !!!

Madhu February 19, 2008 at 11:44 pm

I would try both the methods in a short while from now. I dont expect complete recovery from the method expalined though. The main cause for my worry is not just a new window is openning up; it could be harmful virus/spyware or any other destructive program.
Could any body explain me why this problem gets originated. Please list any known ‘software products’/virus which cause this abnormality. I would stop using the product altogether.

vivek February 27, 2008 at 2:13 am

not at all working all the three techniques u have posted in the article “Drive opens in new window on double click in windows XP”.I have mcafee complete internet security on my system,everytime when i click on my drive it is detecting a trojan called ” PWS-LegMir.gen.k.dll “,mcafee is prompting that it is detected and removed but every time i am getting the alert .plz send the solution as possible as u can

VARUN March 3, 2008 at 12:09 pm

please mention the virus name of that causes like this.and send me the removal methods.plzzzzzzz.i am facing this.up to now i saw many n solved many.it is challenging me .so help me any one.

Rohit March 3, 2008 at 7:39 pm

@Varun

The extent to which the virus has damaged the computer varies. Though this solution works for some cases, it may not work for some. In such case, try update your anti-virus definitions and run a full system scan, that mat help.

Cooljack March 12, 2008 at 10:15 pm

Hi

None of the methods given r working …….
plz suggest some other solution….
will reformatting the hard drive solve it….
if yes….i am going for it….
just got fed up…..

chilly March 13, 2008 at 12:26 pm

i m using kaspersky antivirus 6.0.
it has detected the the trojan and removed it.
but, after the virus is removed the drives just wont open up.
the OPEN WITH option comes up whenever i double click the drives.

Rohit March 13, 2008 at 7:33 pm

@ Chilly
Please see the link below for solution to your problem:
http://www.troublefixers.com/not-able-to-open-drives-on-hard-disk-by-double-click/

Rahul March 14, 2008 at 10:37 am

I am facing a different problem related to this “all disk drives Open in new window” that the diolog box dissapears after sometimes
is it a virus attack
i have performed these steps but after going to run and typing the commands in “safe mode” the system does not perform anything
pls hepl if anyone can hepl
i have just formated my PC but still the prob persists

hasan ali March 25, 2008 at 3:06 am

hey bro the above 3 methods doesnt work 4 me too..

pls help me fast on same problem.

sushil March 29, 2008 at 9:22 am

hi buddy all these methods are not working suggest me some other thing.

shanc March 31, 2008 at 8:36 pm

same here.

This issue just sprang up this mornin.

tried all the 3 methods listed.

But, still on double-clickin any drive – it opens up in a new window.

Im gettin sick of this.

Somebody help me out

Krnl32dll April 4, 2008 at 1:51 pm

Hi, I had that problem, but I used my Antivirus (Kaspersky 7.0) and after that when I try to get into the drive, the drive doesn’t open and I get the “Open With…” dialog.

Please, tell me how to proceed….

tabman April 6, 2008 at 3:47 am

non of the method works

sampath April 8, 2008 at 2:13 am

Thanks a lot

now my problem is solved regarding opening the drives by a double click instead of going open with dialog box after trying ur soln.it’s very useful

kiran April 10, 2008 at 9:37 pm

hello sir ,
i am having a problem with my pc that when ever i open any drive it opens in another new window so can u suggest any new antivirus software for this problem & my folder option is also not working on the same way … can u help me out sir

Rafy April 16, 2008 at 4:09 pm

well i tried the three ways and still having the same problem and also i have donr one night before i came to this website so what is the solutin for this ?????????????????????
becuase it is causing some programs not to work exmaple yahoo messenger is not working at all

gaurav srivastava May 1, 2008 at 1:57 am

all three option not working

Sanjay Sinha May 4, 2008 at 1:04 am

I have Pc with windows XP-sp2. My pc is infected by worm.win32.vb.la virus. How can i remove this virus from my PC. with . After infected my PC shows one of name is chalange folder is created in all drives. My files & folder are not shown.
How can i clean the virus from my data.
give me removal tools or best solution.

Yours faithfully

Sanjay Sinha

mark May 9, 2008 at 4:11 am

the first method works on me..

thanks for posting this…

ben May 11, 2008 at 3:56 pm

First method worked great!
Thanks for the info.

chandu May 18, 2008 at 9:30 am

The first method woked well for me too. Thanks man!

Amey May 19, 2008 at 10:14 pm

I am facing same problem now i have another problem after double clicking on any drive comp show a window like “OPEN WITH” option.
Please help me to solve this problem

sebin May 22, 2008 at 12:40 am

the problem is due to a worm .
open a new text document and paste the following
then rename the file as file.bat (the extension should be .bat)(make sure that tool>folder options>view>hide extentions for known file types is unchecked)
then execute that file after that
in no time restart your computer

c:
cd\

cd windows
cd system32
attrib amv*.* -a -r -s -h
del amv*.*
del amvo.exe
cd\
9%

c:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
18%

d:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
27%

e:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
36%

f:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
45%

g:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
55%

h:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
67%

i:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
78%

j:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
83%

k:

attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*
94%

l:
attrib ntde1*.* -a -r -s -h
attrib h.cmd -a -r -s -h
attrib autorun.inf -a -r -s -h
del h.cmd
del autorun.inf
del ntde1*.*

note
after restarting follow the steps to solve your ]problems of viewing the hidden files created by the same virus

click on start menu and choose run . type regedit
then follow this

# In the left panel, double-click the following:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER>Software>Microsoft>Windows> CurrentVersion>Explorer>Advanced
# In the right panel, locate the entry:
Hidden = “2”
# Right-click on the value name and choose Modify. Change the value data of this entry to:
1
# In the left panel, double-click the following:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER>Software>Microsoft>Windows> CurrentVersion>Explorer>Advanced
# In the right panel, locate the entry:
ShowSuperHidden = “0”
# Right-click on the value name and choose Modify. Change the value data of this entry to:
1
# In the left panel, double-click the following:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>SOFTWARE>Microsoft>Windows> CurrentVersion>Explorer>Advanced>Folder>Hidden>SHOWALL
# In the right panel, locate the entry:
CheckedValue = “0”
# Right-click on the value name and choose Modify. Change the value data of this entry to:
1
# Close Registry Editor.

rahul singh May 22, 2008 at 6:17 am

I am facing a different problem related to this “all disk drives Open in new window” that the diolog box dissapears after sometimes
is it a virus attack
i have performed these steps but after going to run and typing the commands in “safe mode” the system does not perform anything
pls hepl if anyone can hepl
i have just formated my PC but still the prob persists

plz help me

Rohit May 22, 2008 at 7:13 am
rahul May 22, 2008 at 9:16 am

thanx rohit i m trying it

rahul May 22, 2008 at 9:19 am

sorry rohit its not working dear.mai jab bhi apni kisi drive ko double click karta hoon to wo new window me khulti hai.right click kark kholta hoon to bhi wo new winodw me khulti hai.plz help me yar i m using window xp service pack 2

sebin May 22, 2008 at 7:11 pm

YOU CAN CHECK IF YOUR COMPUTER IS INFECTED BY A WORM. OPEN A FOLDER AND CREATE A NEW TEXT DOCUMENT .RENAME IT AS NEW AUTORUN.INF.THEN PASTE IN IT ANY OF UR ROOT DIRECTORY THAT IS D: C: ETC.THEN IF WINDOWS ASKS YOU TO REPLAYS AUTORUN.INF YOU CAN BE SURE OF BEING INFECTED OF AVIRUS

shunjaruff May 23, 2008 at 11:37 pm

thanx man …… it is now working properly

cherian May 24, 2008 at 10:46 pm

the method suggested by sebin helped me. now have no problem when double clicking on any drives .
i can also view my hidden files and folders

Reza May 26, 2008 at 4:20 am

God Bless You!

Sanjeev June 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

Hi Man, this works for me.

Thanks

Abin June 9, 2008 at 3:08 am

waoooooo!!!!!!!!!!!
it’s wonderful idea that helped me to correct my [my computer].this idea was said by my friend gr8 sebin<>

Bill June 27, 2008 at 4:21 am

Hey sebin,

I tried your fix and it seemed like it worked initially but after a restart the issue appears to have resurfaced. I have tried it numerous times since and it no longer seems to work. I was wondering if anyone else has had the issue resurface? Is there any other way around it? Would booting in safe mode and attempting your fix work? Any bit of help would help right about now. Thanks.

Bill

abhishek June 27, 2008 at 5:18 am

Hey Bill

We have just compiled small registry file, which you need to download and merge into your system registry, the post has been updated.

So, we suggest you to try the registry file and let us know about the results.

dee July 5, 2008 at 4:52 am

FINALLY, a solution that actually works! Thank you!

Madhu July 7, 2008 at 5:30 am

Hi Sebin,

My computer too was having the same problem until, I applied your solution. Have to check if this is working fine. I hope that it does.

Wanted to know how can one debug such problems by their own. Please don’t laugh to listen from me saying that “I wanted to write such scripts to fix problems of my own”. The knowledge should let one to know any residing problems/wrong setting/viruses etc. How to identify these problems. I think solution is not a big deal if we understand the actual problem.

Madhu

sebin July 7, 2008 at 7:47 am

my fix would only work if do the steps in c drive
unless add cd\ command in every drive
that is
c:
cd\
d:
cd\
e:
cd\
etc

if still problem persists try this
open my computer
type c:\autorun.inf
if their is problem a file should open
contents shoul be

;Al4ia2kiX4w1oK5ffwaqksjs39odcIwsk3dAaiZooske
[AutoRun]
;sc4k1krJc3eK3kDi2lis10i9a5a9saKA4df40ipo04wspKKw53S4qFZo
ddi1i92il2kfdAflLSwjl23w7KrDZrqK7AUIeJre4DiL
open=h.cmd
;OaKaAK0S525aUroidr5es7ojAckldskA7k
shell\open\Command=h.cmd
;alr
shell\open\Default=1
;i9dp5kH1fmrdjwoq9l8LaSwp4Dko8D2jFw3SriiZ00sksoa201iLl
shell\explore\Command=h.cmd
;sss6DKa0qik2K3f7awl4wJdqrLCADwZJr3L34qKi2iIkp4a1Sj0iiql3D
dKa5A

in this file open command directs to open h.cmd
but in some other versions many other names may be given
so one should modify batch script accordingly to delete such files

for further details you can visit the following which contains complete info about virus
http://virus-reaction.blogspot.com/2008/02/wormonlinegdso-removal.html

identifing a worm
click start and choose run
type msconfig
in the start up tab you can see files which are executing on windows start up .uncheck unfamiliar files
you can load task manager and check for running virus programes among process .

Rick July 18, 2008 at 3:59 am

Thank you. The Registry tweak worked for me on vista HP

badguy July 21, 2008 at 7:26 am

sexy
good

swaroop August 14, 2008 at 1:11 am

in my home computer running under winxp the folder option is not there so to view hidden file i have to use command prompt, how to solve the problem? do i require to load winxp again?

Rohit August 14, 2008 at 6:55 am
praveen August 16, 2008 at 2:20 am

Hai
When i opened my drives by double clicking it will open in new windows always… even i format all my drives and also i changed my o’s.. but still tat problem is arising. can any one tel me the step by step procedure to clear the problem.. send it to my mail id please. thanks a lot. with warm regards
praveenkumar

Captain August 17, 2008 at 6:14 am

Excellent work, i just copy pasted regsvr32 /i shell32.dll and it started working, i never thought it was this easy, thanx man.

hiro August 18, 2008 at 1:32 am

Thank, firs methode worked for me

wncruzer August 25, 2008 at 11:57 pm

Hey thanks for those solutions but none of them worked, including the “Updated” one

Saurabh August 30, 2008 at 4:19 pm

Initially my hard drives stopped opening, i resolved the issue by your method, its all fine. I’ve noticed my Dvd rom drives are not giving the names of the DVd i put in them. Suppose i load a Dvd whose name is lethal weapon , the disc shows as cd rom now.if i double click it, the contents are correctly shown. on right clicking the drive earlier, options like play with power dvd ,play with dvd suite etc were shown but now it does not happen. If i reboot the computer it starts reading the dvd in drive properly. Help

Vikrant Sharma September 14, 2008 at 8:18 am

When i open any of my drives, a window opens displaying “Open with”. And the drive opens in the other window.
My autorun file is deleted.

sudhir October 9, 2008 at 4:16 am

thnx dude the 1st method worked .
thnx very much

hasib October 13, 2008 at 8:07 am

Thanks,
sebin

Vlad October 23, 2008 at 2:51 am

Thanx a lot, a GREAT HELP.
1st method worked for me. Already thought I have to repair Xp installation.
Thank you again.

roshan November 2, 2008 at 2:38 am

thnks a lot was searching for this resolution for a long time.thanks a ton..

neeraj November 7, 2008 at 8:58 pm

go to start-run-regedit-and press enter
ctrl+f find the file “mountpoints2” with out quoit after delete it

again press ctrl+f find the same file but only for chaking not for deleting …. after closed the page and see now its working ….

Deyaa Addeen Fahmy Shedeed November 25, 2008 at 3:10 pm

Thanks your efforts.

Gegastar December 2, 2008 at 4:56 am

my drive shows open with when ever i double click on it, please note that only 1 drive has this problem which is drive D:, while drive c: opens normal., coiuld you please help me out here?

gkraju January 23, 2009 at 9:14 am

It worked thanks

Ripal Patel January 30, 2009 at 4:37 am

It works…..

go to start-run-regedit-and press enter
ctrl+f find the file “mountpoints2″ with out quoit after delete it

again press ctrl+f find the same file but only for chaking not for deleting …. after closed the page and see now its working ….

vipul February 19, 2009 at 6:43 am

wow awesome first trick worked!!!!11

samad March 11, 2009 at 2:07 am

AWESOME…… It Worked “Mountpoints2” but i am worried i have deleted it twice from registry… from explorer and windows

saran March 13, 2009 at 5:54 am

hi,
im if i click my drive d,e,f,g.
its open in a separate window.than “open with” dialog box will come

Hiren March 18, 2009 at 5:13 am

Thanks very very much, for providing nice help about system fault.

I just used regsvr32 /i shell32.dll & succeed.

Thanks very much.

Naveen kumar.V March 19, 2009 at 3:25 am

hi Ripal Patel,

Now Its working fine.
ThanQuuuu…

Naveen kumar.V March 20, 2009 at 1:38 am

hi Ripal Patel,

After restarting my system same problem will be repeting. what can i do for the permanent solution without formating.

vivek March 21, 2009 at 2:45 am

Thanx i scanned with updated mcCafee antivirus which removed the virus then i applied ur method it worked for me

guest May 18, 2009 at 7:58 am

check if there is autorun hidden file
run dos shell, go to the drive you want to check
then list hidden files
dir /AH
you may find autorun.inf which may call exe file
before removing the autorun file , open it with notepad and check wich exe file it run
remove the autorun file and the called exe file fom dos shell

Imtiaz May 24, 2009 at 9:34 pm

I solved this problem Drive opens in new window on double click in windows XP.
I ma thank full for you.

nirmal June 7, 2009 at 7:50 am

[quote]
AWESOME…… It Worked “Mountpoints2″ but i am worried i have deleted it twice from registry… from explorer and windows
[/quote]
thanks it worked :)

Shashi Pandey July 2, 2009 at 8:36 pm

I am facing a problem i.e. whenever I am double click on Cd Rom drive Icon (for open the content in CD), windows gets restating.
Hope some problem with virus/threats. Please tell me how I can resolve this problem.

Thanks
Shashi

Qalandar July 13, 2009 at 10:25 pm

Thanks for the tip, it worked in my pc

Tushar Saini July 21, 2009 at 6:57 pm

Thanks Amazing Tip…

Kundi August 1, 2009 at 10:45 pm

Hi,m using window XP sp2. by double clicking on drives
they open in new windo. i applied all above technices,but the problem is still there. plz help.

Kundi August 1, 2009 at 10:50 pm

i have renewed window so many times to get ride of this problem,but it all in vain.

Ranjitj August 8, 2009 at 5:21 am

tried all the above methods, but they don’t seem to be working/
i think it is due to some virus attack, in my system.
also another problem i have is that the hidden files and folders are not visible.

vijay August 10, 2009 at 12:27 pm

thanx guys u have been doing a gr8 job. it worked very well.

kuldeep September 26, 2009 at 5:53 am

when i open my any drive it open seperate windowa and my hidden foder not show i have done checked value 1 but after 2 second autometic it exixt 0 then how solve this problem

raveendra October 8, 2009 at 9:30 am

i am also have same problem but couldn’t help the 3 solutions. when tried with right click then instead of “Open” it shows “OpeN”. whats prob ?

piyush October 12, 2009 at 12:05 pm

Hi Buddy,

The first method worked. Thanks a lot and keep up the good work.

Ciao,
Pi

PApuDada October 25, 2009 at 12:50 am

oh My God i tried a lot to resolve the problem i did new window two three times but my problem was not solved than i tried to resolve through internet and i found this website i my problem is resolved now every thing is ok Thanks for the solution

F4T4L1TY October 30, 2009 at 12:57 am

##########################################################
the best solution when drive opens in new window on double click in windows XP :))))))))))))))
##########################################################

first go to run then write ” regedit”- that is registry

then find ” ctrl+f”

in this box write “mountpoints2” and delete it ……

then again run this proces until all these files (from “mountpoints2” ) are not deleted

then u will see ur problems is solved…………….

mithun November 4, 2009 at 10:11 am

ya its work,thanks

Manu Vijay November 7, 2009 at 9:08 pm

hey man…………….. i had a new trick the earlier tricks didn`t work for me…………….
like Ripal Patel said…… go to start-run-regedit-and press enter
ctrl+f find the file “mountpoints2″ with out quoit after delete it

i ave deleted that “mountpoints2” many time s but each tim eit opens up again……..
then the trick worked….by dat i have replace the name of the
“mountpoints2” to “mountpoints21″………..now iam not having any problems………..

thanks November 15, 2009 at 9:18 pm

thanks
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thanksthanksthanksthanksthanksthanks

kalidhas November 21, 2009 at 2:03 am

when double clicking a drive are folder its automatically opening in another window. i had tried the three methods that you have suggested in this site. Is there any other method to recover from this? please provide me the steps to recover form this.

vipan November 26, 2009 at 10:08 pm

thank yar,,,,for help me

hassan December 4, 2009 at 8:43 am

GrEAT bOSSSS

help February 10, 2010 at 5:27 am

well, i tried every solution listed but the problems comes
back upon rebooting. i even formatted the os drive.

any other suggestions?

Waqas February 10, 2010 at 1:29 pm

deleting mountpoints2 many times solves the problem.

thanks

Kamaal (Mardan) March 5, 2010 at 4:26 pm

Bitdefender is the only way to remove if the above steps are not working.. install bitdefender and after cleaning the virus and trojans, Restart your computer.. and that’s all..

with best regards..

sexydjb May 19, 2010 at 10:18 pm

Thnx…
It so easy to apply and works fine for me…

the oob May 21, 2010 at 4:36 pm

Thanks this worked for me. For those trying this and finding it doesn’t work: try closing all your explorer windows first then doing it. I kept opening drives from ‘my computer’ with no success until I closed and reopened ‘my computer’.

satheesh May 24, 2010 at 1:48 pm

Thanks.. It worked

punit June 1, 2010 at 12:03 am

thanks sir…..

shiva July 8, 2010 at 4:25 pm

1. Open Start>>Run and type cmd and press enter. This will open a command prompt window. On this command prompt window type the following steps.

2. type cd\

3. type attrib -r -h -s autorun.inf

4. type del autorun.inf

5. now type d: and press enter for d: drive partition. Now repeat steps 3 and 4. Similarly repeat step 5 for all your hard disk partition.

Restart your system and your trouble will be fixed.

100% success

belive it.

Chetan Thakur July 14, 2010 at 12:53 pm

I tried all the three ways and restarted my PC , the problem was solved in case of Local disk C; and rest were the same tell me what to do

G H August 5, 2010 at 11:03 pm

Reviewing the Registry fix(link) provided in the ” UPDATE:” paragraph, my system was identical EXCEPT for the last line of registry fix in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell. My system default was set to “open” (@=”open”), instead of the desired default of “-” (@=”-“). Changing this one key fixed the problem.

Thanks

Luca August 11, 2010 at 7:41 pm

Second method works perfectly!

Thanks!

Shekhar September 25, 2010 at 3:56 pm

the 1st trick worked for me …
thnx dude……………..

Gian.Krl0 December 20, 2010 at 11:51 am

Works great!
After try much ways to fix this behavior, I can solve this with yours updated .reg file.
Thank You!!!

Janou December 24, 2010 at 3:20 am

Thank you very much, the file “Open_in_Same_Window.reg” resolved my problem in a single click.
Great !

Axujen January 25, 2011 at 11:48 pm

thanks alot, been doing alot of tweaking lately and getting the folders to open correctly was a pain.now they are working right :-)

AP March 5, 2011 at 2:52 am

Fix:
First Method: … (Worked Great for me!)
Thank You Very much :-)

TROJHANZ April 5, 2011 at 4:53 pm

mountpoints2 is effective thanks men

Blue Sky June 14, 2011 at 2:42 pm

To solve all the problems download Autorun Virus Remover and let it check everything.

sree August 14, 2011 at 9:08 am

Thanks…………it worked

Aijaz September 14, 2011 at 12:50 am

Hey everyone, this one is working.

This happens if you had worm/spyware in your PC.

It’s called MountPoint2 or something…

It’s easy to remove so don’t worry.

Open regedit, Start>All Programs>Run, type regedit.

Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer

Search for MountPoint2/Mount2Point or something familiar.

Then delete the registry folder (only the MountPoint2).

No need for you to reboot!

ashraf September 14, 2011 at 4:16 pm

u r very good
thank u very much

Laksman September 22, 2011 at 10:11 pm

There is any software to fix this problem… I got same problem in my fren computer… I will try it…

Dyun Maganto October 1, 2011 at 10:08 am

try these easy steps. it may help you.

first go to run then write ” regedit” that is registry

then find ” ctrl+f”

in this box write “mountpoints2” and delete it ……

then again press “ctrl+f” again find mountpoints2 until all these files are not deleted

then u will see ur problems is solved…………….

vishnu.appukuttan October 19, 2011 at 3:03 pm

thanks dear it worked for me……thank you

Tanmay Chowdhury January 2, 2012 at 12:01 pm

I am also facing all the above problem.To solve this please format your computer with regenerating all the hard drives i.e. changing the capacity of hard drives such that 60gb to 60.1gb for every drives.I am sure all the above problem will go from your computer forever.Those problem can not be solved only by fomatting the hard drive C because the viruses spreaded all in your hard drives.But this method will delete all your data in computer. So if u do not want to lose any of your data u should make data dvds of your datas because all the viruses mentioned over can not be spread to data dvds anyway without your permission.Beside being those data dvds keep your datas safely without any risk of lose of data due to hard disk damaged,over voltage and other hardwarew failure.If u does not satisfy that the data dvds are free of virus then u can install a anti virus in your computer after reformatting with changing hard drive capacity and copy the data from the data dvds after scanning the datas by the antivirus software.I think kasperskey,nod 32,quick hill will be best for u.Please dont install avg in your computer because its free edition will slow your computer greatly .But i satisfy u 100% that the viruses don’t spread to your data dvds.I also suppose u to install linux in your computer to avoid these types of vulnarable viruses and problems forever. Thanks all u friends to sharing your problems and solutions.

samm January 16, 2012 at 8:29 pm

Deleting mountpoints2 from regedit this is best i have tried it and its working fine
thanks

chirayu February 19, 2012 at 4:40 pm

thanksss a lot dudeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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