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Windows Explorer change the default folder

A

Alpha7878

#1
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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H

Hank Keleher

#2
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

--
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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pacinitaly

HappyGuru Lovin2Help
Vista Guru
#3
most of these are the same:confused:
 

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R

Ray Luca

#5
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:confused:
>
>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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pacinitaly

HappyGuru Lovin2Help
Vista Guru
#6
ray,
i'm a fool? why did you bother to reply...


snapperhead
you have a nice day 2
 

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  • Manufacturer/Model
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    CPU
    centrino core 2 duo 2.2ghz T7500
    Memory
    3GB
    Hard Drives
    500GB WD
    Mouse
    logitech
    Internet Speed
    fios 35MB not!!!!