How to set items to open with a Single Click in Windows 8
Description: Shows how to change the default double click to a single click for opening items.
- From the Start Screen, use the keyboard and type in Folder Options. Windows 8 will search the computer automatically for those keywords and a Search box will appear on the right side of the screen with options to search Apps, Settings, or Files. Select Settings to view the results in that category.
- On the left side of the screen the search results will be displayed. Click on Folder Options.
- Under the General tab in the Folder Options window, select Single-click to open an item (point to select).
- Select Apply and OK to save the changes. The same process can be used to change a single click to a double click by selecting Double-click to open an item (single-click to select) instead.