To open each folder in its own window


Open Folder Options in Control Panel.

Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

Click Appearance and Themes, and then click Folder Options.


On the General tab, under Browse Folders, click Open each folder in its own window.


If you select this option, every folder will open in a new window.

By default, each folder you open appears in the same window and overwrites the previous window contents. To return to this setting, click Open each folder in the same window.

Folder Options overview

Open a file or folder

Open each folder in a separate part of memory

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