Go to the link below and under the letter "F" scroll down to "Folder Opens Search Window" where you'll find the fix. The fix below usually corrects the problem.
Go to Start/Run and type in: regsvr32 /i shell32
i am using windows xp home edition, and for the past last 1 week, whenever i try to open any folder by double clicking a search page opens same as search in start menu, n when i right click the folder i found dat d first option dat should have been 'open' was now changed to search, n dis is d case with all d folders n my drive too. please help!