Windows Explorer Command-Line Options
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This article lists the command-line switches that you can use withWindows Explorer (Explorer.exe).
Explorer [/n] [/e] [(,)/root,<object>] [/select,<object>]/n Opens a new single-pane window for the default selection. This is usually the root of the drive Windows is installed on. If the window is already open, a duplicate opens./e Opens Windows Explorer in its default view./root,<object> Opens a window view of the specified object./select,<object> Opens a window view with the specified folder, file or application selected.Examples: Example 1: Explorer /select,C:\TestDir\TestApp.exe Opens a window view with TestApp selected. Example 2: Explorer /e,/root,C:\TestDir\TestApp.exe This opens Explorer with C: expanded and TestApp selected. Example 3: Explorer /root,\\TestSvr\TestShare Opens a window view of the specified share. Example 4: Explorer /root,\\TestSvr\TestShare,select,TestApp.exe Opens a window view of the specified share with TestApp selected.
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