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Windows 7: Problem opening different folders via explorer shortcut.

21 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Problem opening different folders via explorer shortcut.

Hello sevenforum users, this is my first post on this forum. I have been reading a lot of threads here regarding customization and trying out some of them as well. It seems like I've made a mistake though (I think?) and can't seem to find a way to correct it. A friend of mine removed libraries, homegroup and networks from my navigation pane. As a result, every time I opened my windows explorer shortcut, My Documents opened. Today however, I tried changing the default explorer window to My Computer. Realising I didn't like it, I reverted back, this time changing the target to the default %windir%\explorer.exe target.
The next thing I know, every single folder shortcut on my taskbar is opening up 'My Documents'. My 'games' shortcut folder which uses the explorer shell:GamesFolder target line still opens up in my documents :S. Did I do something wrong? I've tried to explain what I did as clearly as possible. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help out a noob.

Also, if I unpin my windows explorer shortcut from the taskbar, windows explorer won't show up when I search for it via start menu. It only shows explorer.exe under 'files' although I could've sworn it would always come up as 'Windows Explorer' under programs. I'm pretty muddled up so any help is appreciated.

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