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Windows 7: Help WIN+E shortcut to explorer doesn't work!

25 Mar 2009   #11
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Try this link and see if it helps. http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...dc5661033.mspx


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25 Mar 2009   #12
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Premier,

Do you get this from Win+E ?

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25 Mar 2009   #13
premier69

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

nope this:


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25 Mar 2009   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Premier,

You might see if running as sfc /scannow command may be able to fix it. If not, then you can do a repair install.
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26 Mar 2009   #15
PhoneyVirus

Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
 
 

1. Open a Windows Explorer window.

2. In the Navigation Pane, right click on Libraries and click on Restore Default Libraries.

If that don't work your going to have to put in %Windir%\explorer.exe /n /f commands look for it on this form in Tutorials hope this helps!
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26 Mar 2009   #16
Chappy

Vista Ult 64bit - Windows 7 Ult 7264 64bit
 
 

This depends I think on whether you've changed the default of explorer opening to the My Computer view instead of the default Libraries.
Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target

I think if you've done this change it will work, but if it's still the Libraries folder it won't. I haven't tested this yet but I'm about too.

Edit - Nope, that doesn't seem to be the case. If I have the taskbar explorer icon set to open My Computer view it opens that with Win+E, and if I set it to Libraries view Win+E still opens My Computer view. Oh well, I thought it was a good one to try anyway.
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26 Mar 2009   #17
premier69

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

I just tried hotkeybind which didn't work.
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26 Mar 2009   #18
premier69

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Premier,

You might see if running as sfc /scannow command may be able to fix it. If not, then you can do a repair install.
will any of those options screw with other things?
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26 Mar 2009   #19
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

The first option wont but you may have some minor effects that are repairable if you go down the Repair install path, saying that the last time I did one was on build 7057 and there were no side effects, everything is running great.
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27 Mar 2009   #20
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Not sure what it is ,Win+E still not working for me.

I have my explorer Taskbar icon opening directly to my documents :

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