Author Topic: Windows folders going to the last search you made in them when you switch away  (Read 696 times)

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Is anyone else experiencing this? How can I stop it?
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Is anyone else experiencing this? How can I stop it?
Maybe you can explain yourself a bit more? screenshot would help too

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An open Windows folder, having been deselected/unfocused/whatever you call it when you're not looking at
it, now displays, instead of the folder's contents, search results in that folder for the last Windows search
you did (not necessarily within that folder; I'm not sure about that part).
I no longer have constant Internet access, so you won't be seeing quite as much of me.

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An open Windows folder, having been deselected/unfocused/whatever you call it when you're not looking at
it, now displays, instead of the folder's contents, search results in that folder for the last Windows search
you did (not necessarily within that folder; I'm not sure about that part).

Always? Happens in 3 folders if you have them all open? Are you clicking elsewhere or using alt+tab?

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An open Windows folder, having been deselected/unfocused/whatever you call it when you're not looking at
it, now displays, instead of the folder's contents, search results in that folder for the last Windows search
you did (not necessarily within that folder; I'm not sure about that part).

Similar issue reported here, lots of suggested troubleshooting steps that didn't work, and the final post that suggests something that did work but causes other issues.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/file-explorer-panel-switch-to-last-search-on/365dd164-bf0e-4130-b38d-e85a20b38c7b?page=1