How to Enable Single Click to Open an Item in Windows 8


In this article, I am going to explain how to enable single-click to open an item in Windows 8. When we want to open any file or folder we use double-click but in Windows 8 we can open any file or folder using singe-click. This feature is useful when we have lots of files and folders to open.
Most users think this is a property of the mouse and they try to find it in the mouse properties but they do not find it. To enable this feature we have to go into the folders options. You will find this property in the folder options. This feature is very helpful for the user and it increases work performance. This feature is very useful for a user working in the testing department. In the testing department, there are many files, links and folders to check that every folder has valid data or not and the contents in files are right or wrong.

Steps for How to enable single click to open an item in Windows 8

Step 1
In the Windows 8 OS, you can move the cursor on the right bottom and click on the search box. In the search box, you can specify what you want.
Step 2
In the search box, you can type the name Control Panel and click on the Control Panel.
Step 3
After opening the Control Panel, you will see many programs such as System and Security, Network and Internet, Hardware and Sound, programs and others. Click on "Appearance and Personalization".
Step 4
Now click on the folder option to open it.
Step 5
Now you will see many options in the folder option. Now click on Single Click to open an item (point to select).
Step 6
Now click on apply and ok to enable this feature on your computer.


In this article, we learned about How to Enable Single Click to Open an Item in Windows 8. 

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