If you're running Windows XP or Vista and you regularly use Windows Explorer to manipulate files, you might be tired of the way it opens the My Documents by default. In this video, I'll show you a simple tweak that will make Windows Explorer open in any directory that you choose.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or you can also read Mark Kaelin's article, "How do I ... tweak Windows Explorer to open in a directory of my choosing?" on which this video is based.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.