Video: Tweak Windows Explorer to open in a specific directory

If 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, Bill Detwiler demonstrates a simple tweak that will make Windows Explorer open in any directory that you choose.

IT Dojo: Tweak Windows Explorer to open in a specific directory IT Dojo: Tweak Windows Explorer to open in a specific directory 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, Bill Detwiler demonstrates a simple tweak that will make Windows Explorer open in any directory that you choose. Once you’ve watched this IT Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article and print the tip from our <a href="http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/itdojo/?p=537">IT Dojo Blog</a>.

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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