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Windows 7: How to change default folder in Windows Explorer?

12 Mar 2011   #1
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 
How to change default folder in Windows Explorer?

Hi,

When I open Windows Explorer, it always defaults to Libraries. I would like to customise Explorer so that it always defaults to Computer.

Can someone offer me a tip to how I can do that, assumming it can be done? A registry edit possibly?

Regards,
Golden


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12 Mar 2011   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

I have a desktop shortcut to Windows Explorer with the following in the "Target" (Right click on the icon then Left click Properties). This always opens to the "C" drive (If you have some other drive letter for the boot/Windows then substitue that letter for C). I've used this since Win XP days to go directly to the drive.

C:\Windows\explorer.exe /n,/e,C:\
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12 Mar 2011   #3
Imperfect1

 
 

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13 Mar 2011   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Perfect imperfect. Thanks. That did it.

Thanks for your suggestion Fireberd. If I ever use shortcuts I'll know how to do it.

Regards,
Golden
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