XP-like Auto-Expanding Folder Tree in Windows 7 Explorer

Is the Windows 7 explorer driving you nuts? Do you hate the fact that it no longer automatically expands the folder tree in Windows 7? No worries, we’re here to help you out! There’s a simple solution to this. More after the break.

Windows 7 Explorer Folder Tree Jumps

1. Step Open the Explorer (Windows key + E)
2. Step Click on Organize
3. StepClick on Folder and Search Options

Folder Options Windows 7

4. Step Check the option Automatically expand to current folder

Auto Expand Folder Tree

5. Step Click on Apply

The Windows explorer will now auto-expand the folder navigation tree and you are able to quick navigate again.

Published: Monday, August 2nd, 2010 Last Modified: August 2, 2010

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