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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Startpath


07 Jan 2011   #1
Wonko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate / Windows XP Pro x86
 
 
Windows Explorer Startpath

Hi community,

great source of knowledge in here.

I have a little problem which i can't figure out.
I have removed the libraries and favorites from the Windows Explorer. From now, i can't open the Windows Explorer from the contxt menu of the Start Button.
I think it points to the library, which is gone.

Does someone know, how i can fix the code?

Thank for your reply.

Sincerely

Wonko


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07 Jan 2011   #2
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

You could right click on the desired button and select properties. From there would can tell it what folder to point to.

Edit: Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries
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07 Jan 2011   #3
Wonko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate / Windows XP Pro x86
 
 

Sorry properties is not available there, i checked it out.
Do you mean the normal Windows Explorer shortcut? Yes there it works, but not in the context menu of the Startbutton.
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07 Jan 2011   #4
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

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Is that the path that you want to change?


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07 Jan 2011   #5
Wonko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate / Windows XP Pro x86
 
 

I mean this button:



(From Windows Server 2008 R2, have only german Windows, want no irritation)
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07 Jan 2011   #6
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wonko View Post

Ok, I understand now, thanks. I'll look into a solution
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07 Jan 2011   #7
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

If you delete the libraries there is no longer anything to edit in the context menu of the start button. It is just empty and wont open explorer either. Just pin explorer to the task bar. Or have you a special reason for wanting to use the start button context menu?

Wenn man die "Libraries" entfernt gibt es nichts mehr in der Startbutton Kontextmenu zu editieren. Es ist einfach leer und wird Explorer gar nicht öffnen. Warum nicht Explorer auf der Taskbar pinnen? Oder gibt es ein bestimmten Grund es vom Startbutton benutzen zu wollen?

Regards....Mike Connor
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07 Jan 2011   #8
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Like Mike said, there is no way to do this. There is even a Microsoft article on it that can be found here: Windows Explorer Right-Click from Start Button
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07 Jan 2011   #9
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Indeed, it seems it is always empty by design. I tried it on another machine with default settings and it is empty there as well. I thought it might have to do with deleting the libraries but obviously it doesn't.

Regards....Mike Connor
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07 Jan 2011   #10
Wonko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate / Windows XP Pro x86
 
 

Mh, thats awfully from Microsoft.

Thanks for your assistance.
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