Windows XP Explorer issues


Golden Member
Nov 2, 1999
While going through a recovery process (hard drive went south forever), I have done some things that I am not even sure how I did them. Obviously I would like to change the settings back. They are:

1. Changed explorer so that no folders show up in the left pane, only + and - signs instead.
2. Search is now bold when I right click items instead of Explore.

I can theorize why this happened, but not how. They why is because the bad hard drive was causing issues and I probably clicked on something without knowing it. The real question is what did I click on to do these things? I have already attempted to set everything back to the defaults, to no avail. I do not even care if it is a registry hack, I just do not want to reload XP Pro again if I do not have to.