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Windows Explorer Tip – How To Open Parent Folder In A New Window[Windows XP]

Ever wanted to open parent folder of the current Explorer Window in a new popup? Just hold CTRL key and click on the Up Icon to popup a new window with parent folder content for browsing.

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This is tips works in Windows XP only as Windows Vista does not have an Up Icon(but has a shortcut to navigate to parent folder)

2 Comments on Windows Explorer Tip – How To Open Parent Folder In A New Window[Windows XP]

  1. HGPF
    April 15, 2009 at 10:06 pm (9 years ago)

    Not that I’m totally impressed, but this is more than I expected when I found a link on Digg telling that the info here is quite decent. Thanks.

  2. Vijay
    January 15, 2009 at 8:52 pm (10 years ago)

    Excellent tip.