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What Happened to Simple Folder View?

What Happened to Simple Folder View?

In XP/Vista, there was an explorer option called 'Simple Folder View' which had the benefit of being able to click on a folder in the left-pane (treeview) and it would expand--with this feature off, you had to double-click to expand.

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Guest [Entry]

If you click on the arrow next to the folder or drive name, it opens with one click only. But indeed it's much smaller than clicking on the full name.
Guest [Entry]

"Classic Shell is the answer

It contains Classic Explorer:

Classic Explorer
Classic Explorer is a plugin for Windows Explorer that:

Adds a toolbar to Explorer for some common operations (Go to parent folder, Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, Properties, Email). The toolbar is fully customizable
Replaces the copy UI in Vista and Windows 7 with the more user-friendly “classic” version similar to Windows XP
Handles Alt+Enter in the folder panel of Windows Explorer and shows the properties of the selected folder
Has options for customizing the folder panel to look more like the Windows XP version or to not fade the expand buttons
Can show the free disk space and the total file size in the status bar
Can disable the breadcrumbs in the address bar
Fixes a long list of features that are broken in Windows 7 – missing icon overlay for shared folders, the jumping folders in the navigation pane, missing sorting headers in list view, and more"