Windows Explorer defaults
design, Windows Explorer opens in it's default folder.
Such as, in Windows98 it's drive
C: and Windows XP
it's Documents and
To change the default setting so your chosen folder is shown, follow these steps:
Right–click the Windows Explorer icon, and click Properties.
Under Target field, which reads (in XP) %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe,
add to the end of the line to read %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe
/n, /e, C:\
If you wish it to open in drive d:, make the line read
If you wish to select the drive yourself, get a drive list by adding:
/n, /e, /select, C:\
- Note: There
are spaces here *.
* /n,* /e,* /select,* C:\
Caution in Windows XP: If
a program (Like Outlook's .pst file ) associates it's files in
Documents and Settings and you change it to My Documents you will
loose your settings. You have to re-associate it from Outlooks file