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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target

17 Dec 2009   #60
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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17 Dec 2009   #61
pafkata90

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Lol I'm speechless. Thanks. I wonder why didn't I think a little bit more
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23 Dec 2009   #62
captnorm

Win7 Pro
 
 
How about right-click Start/open windows explorer?

I've changed the default location of the pinned Win Explorer (thanks for the tutorial), works great. Coming from my most recent XP days, I still right-click Start, then click open win explorer. Is there any way to change that default location?

Thanks,

Norm
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23 Dec 2009   #63
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Norm,

Not sure yet, but you could add that location to the Start Menu context menu though.

Start Menu - Customize Context Menu - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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31 Dec 2009   #64
Digi

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

thanks alot mate.....great info
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31 Dec 2009   #65
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Digi.
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08 Feb 2010   #66
lrm537

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
Kinda solves my problem

My windows explorer will not start from any shortcuts or from the start menu. It will let me use this method to change the destination, but the default library option will not work, it allways displays this message "This file does not have a file connected to it for performing this action. Please install a program or if one is allready installed, create an association in the default programs control". Now all the others worked, (i'm using it to shortcut to computer) but that's not the point, why doesn't the default option work? Appreciate any (more) help you can offer.


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08 Feb 2010   #67
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Irm, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if downloading and using the EXE download option in the tutorial below may be able to fix this for you by restoring all of the default EXE file extension associations.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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06 Aug 2010   #68
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Thank you for another great tutorial Brink.
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06 Aug 2010   #69
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Petey. Thank you.
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