Why does opening a folder on my desktop bring up the search engine?

Question by wghappeny: Why does opening a folder on my desktop bring up the search engine?
When I try to open any folder from my documents it automatically pulls up the search engine. I have to right-click the folder and choose open, which for some reason is second in line to search. How do I fix this?

Best answer:

Answer by z☺☺mjet►►►
A registry entry has become corrupted; I’m assuming you are using Windows XP, in which case go here and download the file folder_open.vbs and follow the instructions
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/xp_folder_open.htm

(it’s safe to download from the above site)

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