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Windows 7: Changing Default Folders?

12 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Changing Default Folders?

Is there a way to change the default folder in Windows Explorer? Right now it points to / opens the Documents folder under my library. However, my main 'documents' folder resides on another internal drive (D:/My Documents) which I copied in from XP. I would prefer that when I open my Explorer, it points to that folder.

How do I go about revising the default folder?

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12 Nov 2010   #2

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Is it something like this?
User Folders - Change Default Location
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12 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64


Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target

1. Right-click Windows Explorer and choose Properties
2. Under Target field, which reads %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe, change the line to read: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /n, /e, /select, C:\
3. Click OK

This will cause WE to open in the root directory of the C: Drive.
Change the path as needed. Make several shortcuts if you want.
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