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Windows 7: File explorer--open to specific

14 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7
File explorer--open to specific

I keep my data files under the directory C:\MyData\...

I would like when opening explorer for it to open to same (expanded) within the left pane.

With explorer open to that location, I go to Tools, Folder Options, General and check off automatically expand to current location--which explorer then does not do on subsequent opens?


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14 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I have always done this by editing the shortcuts to Windows Explorer. I have mine set to open the D drive as such:

%windir%\explorer.exe /e, "D:\"
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14 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)

I do the same. Here's the snapshot of the properties window of the explorer shortcut on my desktop.

Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target

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14 Mar 2011   #4

Windows 7

Done--thanks guys.

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