I'm sure that's a little piece of setting hidden somewhere, but still can't get rid of it for real.
(Just to ensure that we are talking about the same thing, I am not looking for a way to hide the folder tree when opening a folder by clicking on it, but to hide it when it's accessed with Windows+E which seems to be "hardcoded" to always show the folder tree)
I had a look in the registry in
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer] and edited the property "Advanced > FriendlyTree" to 0 but it's still showing up after a reboot whenever I'm opening the explorer with Windows+E.
When I'm working, I prefer not to use my mouse at all.The thing is, when I'm working on XP and on my way to go somewhere, I often go on a trip of randomness into the Folder tree because I got my idea but the focus is not in the correct panel yet. A way to have a fast and nice keyboard navigation like in nautilus explorer (ie: Ubuntu) would be awesome.
If it's not possible to set it to hide by default, does anyone know a hack to configure it so the focus is directly sent to the correct panel without having to press