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Arrow Keys In Explorer


When in windows explorer (and some other programs), i tend to use the arrow keys to move between folders and directories. The only problem with this is the fact that even once a folder or directory is highlighted, it's contents are not displayed in the right pane until you press enter. If i remember correctly, this is not the way it was in windows xp, and i find it very frustrating to need to press enter every time i move to a different folder, and sometimes confusing to have one folder highlighted while the contents of another folder are displayed. What is the reason for this difference, and is there any kind of workaround or fix?

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Application version: 6. 1. 7600. 16385  application timestamp: 4a5bc60d  
Hang signature: 7b67  
Hang type: 16897  
Os version: 6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 256. 1  
Locale id: 1033  
Additional hang signature 1: 7b676df8497201f45c40dc23ba67f84a  
Additional hang signature 2: 9e90  
Additional hang signature 3: 9e90249be26e35facd61ba097c4e9b58  
Additional hang signature 4: 4c4a  
Additional hang signature 5: 4c4ad7529a34983b6293625c48169922  
Additional hang signature 6: 4c4a  
Additional hang signature 7: 4c4ad7529a34983b6293625c48169922


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Source
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Summary
Stopped working

Date
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Status
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Description
Faulting application path: c:windowsexplorer.exe

Problem signature
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Fault module timestamp: 4a42b18b
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Exception offset: 000000000004401a
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Additional information 1: 1940
Additional information 2: 1940b450cec62c3708beb66f6cfd8beb
Additional information 3: edc8
Additional information 4: edc89a3b597097c00a632dc82bf0d7ab

Files that help describe the problem
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Werinternalmetadata.xml
Memory. Hdmp
Minidump. Mdmp


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