Prevent Explorer From Expanding Network Folders when in Folders View

Posted by Chris on Super User See other posts from Super User or by Chris
Published on 2009-08-27T15:36:58Z Indexed on 2010/03/12 5:07 UTC
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When you are browsing a network share and there are over 1000 folders in the root (like at work), is there a way to prevent Explorer from expanding all the Folders when you have the "Folders" view enabled?

Explorer will open the folder your double clicked on, and show that in the right navigation pane, and it's great, but wait about five seconds and the rest of the folder list pops into view, I'd rather that not happen.

There is only one folder I'm interested in (or have access to), and it's annoying waiting for Explorer to load the rest of the files.

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