Windows 10: Double click on folders not working any more

Discus and support Double click on folders not working any more in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Since the last update Win10 I cannot open folders with double click only right mouse click and then open folder. I have 3 times With Microsoft chatted... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Roel, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. Roel Win User

    Double click on folders not working any more


    Since the last update Win10 I cannot open folders with double click only right mouse click and then open folder. I have 3 times With Microsoft chatted but cannot solve this problem. Driver up to date, change mouse already, no hardware conflicts.

    Restored the computer back to 3 weeks and it works, but the update comes again and the problems also. I hope that someone here can help.


    Double click on folders not working any more [​IMG]


    Best regards,


    :)
     
    Roel, Feb 1, 2016
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  2. Double click not working on desktop

    Hello,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better:

    • Have you made any recent changes prior to this issue?
    I would suggest you to follow the methods given below and check.

    Method 1: Run Hardware Troubleshooter.

    Windows has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with hardware and devices. I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter and check.

    Refer these steps:

    • Press Windows key +X, select Control panel
    • Change the view by option on the top right to Large icons
    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the view all option on the left panel
    • Run the Hardware and devices troubleshooter
    If issue still persists try method 2,

    Method 2: Perform Clean Boot.


    Placing your system in Clean Boot state helps in identifying if any third party applications or startup items are causing the issue. Check this issue in clean boot state.

    • Press Windows key + X key. And select Run.
    2. Type msconfig in the Run box and hit Enter.

    3. On the Services tab of the
    System Configuration dialog box, tap or click to select the
    Hide all Microsoft services
    check box, and then tap or click Disable all.

    4. On the Startup tab of the
    System Configuration dialog box, tap or click Open Task Manager.

    5. On the Startup tab in Task Manager, for each startup item, select the item and then click
    Disable.

    6. Close Task Manager.

    7. On the Startup tab of the
    System Configuration dialog box, tap or click OK, and then restart the computer.

    Refer: How to perform a clean boot in Windows

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

    Note: After clean boot troubleshooting step, follow the section "How to reset the computer to start as usual after troubleshooting with clean boot" in the provided link to return your computer
    to Normal startup mode.

    If issue didn't get resolve try method 3,

    Method 3: Update drivers

    Refer to article given below to Update the drivers in Windows 10.

    How to: Install and Update drivers in Windows 10

    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
    Ashish Sondhi, Feb 1, 2016
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  3. Double click not working on desktop

    Yesterday i upgraded my Dell Inspiron 3521 from Windows 8.1 Single Language to Windows 10 Home and i am facing a weird issue\

    1:- Double click to open is not working on desktop icons otherwise its working just fine, its just showing the blue ring icon for 2-3 seconds and then stops and gives no response after that i have to right click the icon and open it again
     
    iamnazrulislam, Feb 1, 2016
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  4. b1rd Win User

    Double click on folders not working any more

    Hi Roel,

    You can check the mouse properties to make sure nothing was changed. Start > Control Panel > Mouse. There's some tabs along the top. Have a look at the Buttons tab specifically.
     
    b1rd, Feb 2, 2016
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  5. davidhk Win User
    I have no answer for you except to tell you I have Win 10 Home 64-bit, fully updated.
    I have no problem double clicking to open folders.
     
    davidhk, Feb 2, 2016
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  6. Roel Win User
    Whit the mouse is all ok, but thanks anyway
     
    Roel, Feb 2, 2016
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  7. Roel Win User
    I have the 32 bit and after this update the problem start Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3124262)
     
    Roel, Feb 2, 2016
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  8. davidhk Win User

    Double click on folders not working any more

    I don't believe the bit-version has anything to do with it.

    As to double click issue.......................Just to be sure, open File Explorer options > General tab > is the dot on "Double-click to open an item (single click to select) " ?
     
    davidhk, Feb 2, 2016
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  9. Roel Win User
    I try that, but single or double click I get this error message again. The only way to open folders is ... right click and open
     
    Roel, Feb 2, 2016
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  10. Roel Win User
    When i really wake-up I shall try to start in safe-mode and looks what happens then Double click on folders not working any more :)
     
  11. Roel Win User
    Safe mode I have the same problem *Sad
     
  12. davidhk Win User
    Sorry. I have no ideas.
     
    davidhk, Feb 2, 2016
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  13. Roel Win User

    Double click on folders not working any more

    No problem and anyway thank you
     
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    dalchina, Feb 3, 2016
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