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Open Explorer with My Computer Selected

By sansone ·
I am trying to figure out how to get explorer to open with my computer selected by default using the my default view (folder list on left). I saw the posting that says to edit HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore\ddeexec could not figure out the value for 'my computer'

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by coug tech In reply to Open Explorer with My Com ...

Create a shortcut to windows exlorer.
Right click the icon and click properties.
On the shortcut tab enter this for your target:
%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e, <directory>

where <directory> is the folder you want windows explorer to open by default.
i.e. to open the c drive be default , use the following:

%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e, c

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