HOW TO: View Previously-Opened Folders When You Log On to Windows XP

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This step-by-step article describes how to view previously-opened folders after you log on to Windows XP.

View Previously-Opened Folders

By default, Microsoft Windows XP disables the opening of previously-open windows. To configure Windows XP to automatically reopen windows that were open when you logged off:
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes, and then click Folder Options.
  2. Click the View tab.
  3. Click the Restore previous folder windows at logon option, and then click OK.
For more information about the Restore previous folder windows at logon option, please see the Help and Support Center in Windows XP.


Article ID: 320168 - Last Review: October 26, 2002 - Revision: 1.1
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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