How to open Windows Explorer in specified folder

  DenDan 01:04 26 Jan 2006
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Hi,
Currently Windows XP Explorer opens in Explore Mode and defaults to open the My Documents folder.
Could anyone please tell me if there is a way that I can get Windows Explorer to default to another folder instead of My Documents when I open it. e.g. C:\, as was the case in Windows Me.

Sys. Spec. :
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows XP Home Edition (SP2)
CPU Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz
MEMORY 512MB
HARD DISK 120GB

Thank you in advance...

Regards,

Danny

  Skyver 01:46 26 Jan 2006

Right click the shortcut, select the Shortcut tab, in the Startin: box delete all but %HOMEDRIVE%

  flyboy 11:04 26 Jan 2006

Danny,

Left click on windows explorer, select properties, then add /e, c: (make sure that you leave a spacce after explorer.exe and after e, in the target box.

Windows explorer will open c: displaying files and folder.

Target in properties will look as below

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

  VoG II 11:09 26 Jan 2006
  DenDan 02:11 27 Jan 2006

Hi Guys,
Thank you very much for your responses.
Skyver
Unfortunately, your suggestion did not work

flyboy
Your suggestion worked beautifully. The results are just what I wanted.

VoG
Congratulations. Similar results as flyboy

Thanks again for your assistance and keep up the good work.

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