Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows Explorer to open Documents Library


07 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 SP1
 
 
Windows Explorer to open Documents Library

I would like to know if there is any possible way that if I had to click on my Windows Explorer icon that it would open up my Documents library folder directly so as that I have immediate access to these folders. If not how would I be able to then create a shortcut for myself that would open this folder.

With many thanks
Dave

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

07 Jun 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by davpet View Post
I would like to know if there is any possible way that if I had to click on my Windows Explorer icon that it would open up my Documents library folder directly so as that I have immediate access to these folders. If not how would I be able to then create a shortcut for myself that would open this folder.

With many thanks
Dave
Dave

Hi and welcome


Navigate to the folder you want to open. Right click>crate shortcut>drag to desktop. May require either run as admin, or take ownership. Bith have instructions in the tutorial section

Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 SP1
 
 

Hi Ken.

Thank you you have left me asking myself how I could have missed that one as I have done that one before in previous versions of the OS. Probably still trying to settle down to Win 7.

Thank you
Dave
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


07 Jun 2010   #4

 

Easier still .. drag "Documents" to the taskbar and it will pin to the explorer jump table. Then it's just a question of right clicking.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jun 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Or you could click "right mouse button" on the "start orb" then click "open windows explorer" which goes to "libraries" by default


Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Windows Explorer to open Documents Library




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:27 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33