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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Tweaking Folder Options

Folder Options are used to customize the way your folders function and how the content is displayed. You can access the Folder Options by using the Tools menu in Windows Explorer or by clicking the Folder Options icon within the Control Panel.

The Folder Options window automatically opens to the General tab. From here you can configure the behavior of Windows Explorer. You can choose between different views, whether folders are opened in the existing window or a separate window, and whether items are opened with a single click or a double click.

Common Tasks Versus Classic Folders

A new feature with Windows XP Explorer is the ability to display Common Tasks versus Classic Folders. By default, the Common Tasks view will ...

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