Double-clicking is the default way of opening a Windows screen icon. It is intended to avoid accidental openings. Several people may want to access files and devices instead of just one button. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to activate a single click to open programs on Windows 10.

Activate single click to open programs on Windows 10

To activate single click to open programs on Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type File Explorer in the search box and then click the File Explorer option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the File Explorer option, the following screen will appear.

Click the View tab as highlighted in the above image. As you click the View tab, a ribbon will appear as the following image is showing.

Click the Options menu and then click the Change folder and search options submenu as highlighted in the above image. Then the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the General tab and then choose the Single click to open an item (point to select). After this, click the View tab and the following options will appear.

Check the Use check boxes to select items checkbox. After that, click the Apply and then OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to activate single click to open programs on Windows 10.

How to activate single click to open programs on Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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