The solution is simple to disable or enable in Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, the auto expanding feature in ms-explorer!
Please start the MS-Explorer for example via keyboard shortcut Windows-Logo + E and click (activate) the Tab View.
(... see Image-1 Arrow-1)
Open the Folder-Options Window and disable or enable (check / uncheck)
Automatically expand to current folder
To confirm this action, please press (click) the Button [OK] (... see Image-1 Arrow-4)
FAQ 222: Updated on: July 26th 2015 22:48