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    Windows Explorer Startup Switches

    Hi, all. I have a rather banal question, but it's one whose answer has eluded me for far too long.

    I would simply like to know if anyone knows if it's possible to modify the "target" (actually, the startup command line) that would allow Windows Explorer to initially open up in the (for example) My Documents folder. The catch is, I'd like it not to expand the folders a la "Cocuments and SettingsJoeUserMy Documents" (which appears when I use "%UserProfile%My Documents" as the target), but simply by highlighting and opening the plain ol' "My Documents" folder (the one listed after the various and sundry mapped drives.)

    I thought that's what the default location once was, before I started monkeying around with the Target, but who knows...
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    Re: Windows Explorer Startup Switches

    What you're after is the good old "/root,<object>" switch, see How To Customize the Windows Explorer Views (the link is XP specific, but same switches remain unchanged from earlier versions of Windows).
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