How to Change the Default Folder When You Run Windows Explorer from the Accessories Menu

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This article describes how to change the default folder to drive C instead of My Documents when you run Microsoft Windows Explorer from the Accessories menu.

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By default, when you click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Windows Explorer, Windows Explorer opens to My Documents. If you want Windows Explorer to open to drive C:
  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then right-click Windows Explorer.
  2. Click Properties, and then type the following text in the Target box:
    c:\windows\explorer.exe /n,/e,c:\
  3. Click OK.

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Article ID: 295044 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
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