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Windows 7: Change pinned Windows Explorer to open Computer

11 Aug 2009   #1
Freckle

Windows Seven
 
 
7Tweaker - Change pinned windows explorer shortcut

Hello everyone,

I'm totally new to these forums but I wanted my pinned windows explorer shortcut on my taskbar to open Computer instead of Libraries.

So I've figured it out and wrote a application for it.

It will open anything you select from the list. (Thanks Brink for the list)

Program is attached.

It'd be nice to see some replies regarding this.

P.S App is written in C# for those who wonder...

W7ExplorerShortcut is the console application that only allows you to set it to open My Computer.
7Tweaker is the GUI application that gives you a list of options.




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File Type: zip W7ExplorerShortcut.zip (17.3 KB, 48 views)
File Type: zip 7Tweaker.zip (58.3 KB, 47 views)
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11 Aug 2009   #2
Antman

 

Thank you very much, Freckle. Most everybody here is using a shortcut.

%windir%\explorer.exe shell:MyComputerFolder
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11 Aug 2009   #3
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

There is also a tutorial on how to do this here.

Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target
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12 Aug 2009   #4
Freckle

Windows Seven
 
 

I already expected there were tutorials out there on how to.
But I think this app makes it quite easier for some of us.

Either way I enjoyed making it and learning from it.
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12 Aug 2009   #5
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Freckle View Post
I already expected there were tutorials out there on how to.
But I think this app makes it quite easier for some of us.

Either way I enjoyed making it and learning from it.
It is good to enjoy creating and learning. It is good to share.

It is absolutely unwise to download or install a program from someone that you have never heard of. Especially if the link is labeled something like, "Trust me, this won't hurt at all".

Welcome to SF. May your stay here be long and prosperous.
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12 Aug 2009   #6
Freckle

Windows Seven
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
It is good to enjoy creating and learning. It is good to share.

It is absolutely unwise to download or install a program from someone that you have never heard of. Especially if the link is labeled something like, "Trust me, this won't hurt at all".

Welcome to SF. May your stay here be long and prosperous.
Thank you.

And yes I was also thinking about that, I got rid of it now.
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07 Nov 2009   #7
Joshatdot

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Thank you very much, Freckle. Most everybody here is using a shortcut.

%windir%\explorer.exe shell:MyComputerFolder
sweet! I've been wondering how to do this for weeks!
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