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Old 04-15-2007
Shirley
 

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Changing windows explorer
Is there a way to have windows explorer open with my C drive instead of with
my Documents?

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Old 04-15-2007
Ronnie Vernon MVP
 

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Re: Changing windows explorer
Yes, right click the Windows Explorer shortcut and select Properties.
Copy/Paste the following in the Target line:

%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e, C:

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"Shirley" <Brandie@somewhere.com> wrote in message
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> Is there a way to have windows explorer open with my C drive instead of
> with my Documents?
>
> --
> Shirley
>
>


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Old 04-15-2007
Gerry Cornell
 

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Re: Changing windows explorer
Shirley

Change the target in the shortcut to:

%SystemRoot%\Explorer.exe /e,
::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

Right click on an existing shortcut and use copy / paste.

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Hope this helps.

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"Shirley" <Brandie@somewhere.com> wrote in message
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> Is there a way to have windows explorer open with my C drive
> instead of with my Documents?
>
> --
> Shirley
>
>


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Old 04-16-2007
Leo
 

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Re: Changing windows explorer
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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"Gerry Cornell" <gcjcvis@nospam.com> wrote in message
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> Shirley
>
> Change the target in the shortcut to:
>
> %SystemRoot%\Explorer.exe /e, ::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
>
> Right click on an existing shortcut and use copy / paste.
>
> --
>
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Gerry
> ~~~~
> FCA
> Stourport, England
> Enquire, plan and execute
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
>
> "Shirley" <Brandie@somewhere.com> wrote in message
> news:%23EyINgxfHHA.4980@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>> Is there a way to have windows explorer open with my C drive instead of
>> with my Documents?
>>
>> --
>> Shirley
>>
>>

>


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Old 04-16-2007
Shirley
 

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Re: Changing windows explorer
Worked like a charm
Thanks to all that responded!

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Shirley


"Ronnie Vernon MVP" <rv@invalid.org> wrote in message
news:E00F5564-48B4-405F-88A1-3963201F4A2A@microsoft.com...
> Yes, right click the Windows Explorer shortcut and select Properties.
> Copy/Paste the following in the Target line:
>
> %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e, C:
>
> --
>
> Ronnie Vernon
> Microsoft MVP
> Windows Shell/User
>
>
> "Shirley" <Brandie@somewhere.com> wrote in message
> news:%23EyINgxfHHA.4980@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>> Is there a way to have windows explorer open with my C drive instead of
>> with my Documents?
>>
>> --
>> Shirley
>>
>>

>

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Old 04-16-2007
Ronnie Vernon MVP
 

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Re: Changing windows explorer
Shirley

Your welcome, glad this helped.

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Microsoft MVP
Windows Shell/User


"Shirley" <Brandie@somewhere.com> wrote in message
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> Worked like a charm
> Thanks to all that responded!
>
> --
> Shirley
>
>
> "Ronnie Vernon MVP" <rv@invalid.org> wrote in message
> news:E00F5564-48B4-405F-88A1-3963201F4A2A@microsoft.com...
>> Yes, right click the Windows Explorer shortcut and select Properties.
>> Copy/Paste the following in the Target line:
>>
>> %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e, C:
>>
>> --
>>
>> Ronnie Vernon
>> Microsoft MVP
>> Windows Shell/User
>>
>>
>> "Shirley" <Brandie@somewhere.com> wrote in message
>> news:%23EyINgxfHHA.4980@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>> Is there a way to have windows explorer open with my C drive instead of
>>> with my Documents?
>>>
>>> --
>>> Shirley
>>>
>>>

>>


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