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Open Windows Exporer in Any Directory you choose

Posted August 2002 by Steve Sinchak

This tweak provides a way to start your Windows-Explorer in any Directory that you want it to start.

Most people start the Windows-Explorer by clicking on a shortcut to the Windows-Explorer program. Noramlly the Windows-Explorer starts in the "My Documents" Directory. If you want Windows-Explorer to start in a different Directory, just follow the steps below:

  1. Right-Click the shortcut to the Windows-Explorer
  2. Choose "Properties"
  3. On the "Shortcut" Tab, you see something like:
    "Target: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe"
    (without the quotes).
  4. You have to change this into:
    "%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /n, /e, D:"
    (without quotes). Instead of "D:" you can choose any path you like. In the example above, windows-explorer will start in "D:".

Goog Luck, and happy tweaking ya'll..

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