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cannot select multiple files in explorer view?

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  • Started 6 years ago by lesi2
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Posts: 16

I'm having a problem sometimes where explorer won't let me select more than one file at a time, I have to select each one by itself.

Posted 6 years ago
The Geek
Posts: 2059

This is somewhat complicated, but here's what you'll have to do:

1) Open up regedit.exe
2) Open up task manager and kill the explorer.exe process
3) Switch to regedit, and then find this key:
4) HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\
5) Delete the Bags and BagMRU key
6) Restart explorer.exe with the new task in task manager.

This should fix the problem... found the solution here

Posted 6 years ago
Posts: 16

Thanks, I'll try this

Posted 6 years ago

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