Windows Explorer Shortcuts

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Author: Soumitra Sengupta MVP
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Open Command Prompt window (Start>All Programs>Accessories>Command Prompt) and type in the followings:-
explorer/n- It opens Explorer without a displaying folders in the left hand pane. It still fills that space with links and information, but no folders.
                                     
explorer/e-It opens Explorer with the Folders bar.
 
explorer/root,-{path or object} - the /root switch is followed by a comma and then the path to the directory you want to display or the Globally Unique Identifier (GUI) of the object you want to navigate to.
 
You can also use Run menu to run the above commands. Start>Run>Now type in the above commands followed by Enter key in each case.
 
How To Create Desktop Shortcuts:-
To create a desktop shortcut for frequently used folders, right-click on the desktop and select New, then Shortcut. Type the command line syntax as shown above for the folder you want the shortcut to go to, supply a name for the shortcut, and click OK.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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