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Windows Explorer change the default folder

  1. #1


    Alpha7878 Guest

    Windows Explorer change the default folder

    Hi all
    My question is;
    When I open windows explorer, the default is /user/documents
    Can I change the default to another folder or drive?
    Thanks in advance
    Jerry



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  3. #2


    Hank Keleher Guest

    Re: Windows Explorer change the default folder

    Mayor/Leo posted this on a thread last month:

    Create a shortcut and add one of the commands below to the TARGET box in the
    properties box of the shortcut.


    Configure Windows Explorer

    My Computer" highlighted in left side with all drives visible but not
    expanded and C: highlighted in right side: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe
    /e,/select,c:

    Desktop highlighted and nothing expanded: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe
    /e,/n,/select,/root,c:

    All drives visible and the system drive highlighted and expanded in full
    screen: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/select

    All drives visible and the system drive expanded in small screen:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/select,%systemroot%

    Only Windows Directory visible highlighted and expanded:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/root,%systemroot%

    All drives visible but only C: highlighted and expanded:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,c:

    Nothing expanded and My Computer highlighted in right side:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /n,/e,/select,

    Opens the Windows folder as a folder: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe %systemroot%

    Opens as "My Computer": %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe %systemroot%,

    This opens the Desktop folder with "My Computer" highlighted:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe %systemroot%,/select,

    "Desktop" highlighted in the left side and no drives visible:

    %systemroot%\explorer.exe
    /e,/root,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D},/select

    "My Computer" highlighted in left side and all drives visible but none
    expanded:

    %systemroot%\explorer.exe /e,/root,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

    "Desktop" in left side highlighted and "My Computer" highlighted in right
    side and no drives visible:

    %systemroot%\explorer.exe /e,/select,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D

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    Leo
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    "Jerry West" <jw@comcast.net> wrote in message
    news:12ghc1hdnobun30@news.supernews.com...
    >I like the old way of launching Windows Explorer in XP. WE was also easy to
    >locate as a shortcut off the Start menu in XP. It seems in Vista it is
    >broken up in sections on the Start Menu, i.e., Documents, Pictures, Music,
    >Games, Computer, etc. Is it possible to revert to the old style of Windows
    >Explorer, where one could open a single WE shortcut and have the entire
    >contents of the hard drive listed in a tree view? I find now that just
    >navigating to a single folder off the C: drive requires more mouse clicks
    >than XP. Am I missing something?
    >
    > Thanks,
    >
    > JW
    >


    "Alpha7878" <Alpha7878@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:192C6485-8385-4C52-9675-D27E85E5012B@microsoft.com...
    > Hi all
    > My question is;
    > When I open windows explorer, the default is /user/documents
    > Can I change the default to another folder or drive?
    > Thanks in advance
    > Jerry
    >
    >



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    Re: Windows Explorer change the default folder

    most of these are the same

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  5. #4


    Jim Moriarty Guest

    Re: Windows Explorer change the default folder

    On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 19:49:59 -0500, pacinitaly
    <guest@xxxxxx-email.com> wrote:

    >most of these are the same
    You most certainly are.

    Who are you replying to?

    WHAT are you replying to?

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  6. #5


    Ray Luca Guest

    Re: Windows Explorer change the default folder

    Jim Moriarty <jmoriarty@xxxxxx> wrote:

    >On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 19:49:59 -0500, pacinitaly
    ><guest@xxxxxx-email.com> wrote:
    >

    >>most of these are the same
    >
    >You most certainly are.
    >
    >Who are you replying to?
    >
    >WHAT are you replying to?
    The fool is replying to a thread that died in October of 2006. Even
    Google Groups doesn't have it any more.

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    Re: Windows Explorer change the default folder

    ray,
    i'm a fool? why did you bother to reply...


    snapperhead
    you have a nice day 2

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