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    The windows explorer icon starts with libraries directory instead of my prefered c root view what changes do I make to %windir%\explorer.exe
    I have tried c:\windows\explorer.exe /e, C: but it leaves the c drive at the bottom of the screen
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    Try creating a shortcut to the exact folder you want on the desktop. Then when you click this shortcut, windows explorer opens to that folder.
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    Perhaps this will help.

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    I'm using XYplorer. It is available in several versions, some discontinued. It's the best out there.

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    I use "%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e," on all my computers.
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    If you like using keyboard shortcuts, you can also press the Windows Logo key + E to open Explorer at Computer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Monroe View Post
    Perhaps this will help.

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    Hi Richard,
    The like you provided for The winhelponline Blog is for Windows XP and Vista. Do you have one for Windows 7 64-bit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duchess843 View Post
    Hi Richard,
    The like you provided for The winhelponline Blog is for Windows XP and Vista. Do you have one for Windows 7 64-bit?

    Gloria
    Richards link takes you to win7 blog already
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    The Drive C icon I added to my desktop has the properties C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe /e,c:\

    More importantly, I installed ShellFolderFix to change the behavior of Windows Explorer, particularly the problem with items not moving to the top of the screen. I've been using it for three months, and I am much happier with Explorer now.

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    Depending on how the SORT is set for each folder, will determin what file will be where.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Right click Explorer on the taskbar, then right click Windows Explorer and choose properties. In the Target field add a space and a file path at the end of %windir%\explorer.exe section so the new path looks like this: %windir%\explorer.exe C:\Users\yourusername\yourfolder. YourUserName will be the name you assigned, and Your Folder will be the folder you want to open. Now when you click on the Explorer icon on the taskbar Your Folder will open.
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