Today I copied the instructions from Microsoft of how to get Windows Explorer to print a window. This involved setting up a .bat file in Notepad and then going to tools/options in Explorer, then file type and creating a change to what program opens a file/folder. I now realised I changed what opens all folders because whenever I double click on a folder it opens through the picture editor. I am terrified of making things worse by changing anything again. Can anyone advise me what to do next? thanks.
When I said print a window, I meant print a list of the files directory as it appeared in Windows Explorer. I can't do the command Print Screen on my computer and I needed a list of the files in a number of folders so that I could compare them with folders in another computer (they're not networked). I'm really worried that I've changed the registry and will have to reinstall everything but System Restore is a really good idea. I've never used it, does it literally wipe out what you've done in the recent past? Thank you so much for replying.
If you read to the end of the article that I posted you are supposed to edit the registry:
1. Start Registry Editor. 2. Locate the Default value under the following key in the registry: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell 3. Click Modify on the Edit menu. 4. In the Value data box, type: none 5. Click OK. 6. Quit Registry Editor.
Sorry, I was offline for a bit. No I didn't do the registry editing because it was under a warning notice and it seemed to say only do it if you got search companion starting when you double clicked on folders and that wasn't happening. Also, once I seemed to have a major problem, I wasn't going to maybe make something worse by doing something I didn't understand. Would following those instructions sort out the problem I have? Thanks.
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