Shortcut to C:

  tehtarek 17:35 11 Nov 04
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Will somebody kindly advise me how to create a shortcut to open Explorer with C: root selected? Right-click on Start button opens at Docts & Settings/User/Start which is cumbersome.
Thanks in advance.

  Stuartli 17:45 11 Nov 04

You can create a shortcut to Windows Explorer by right clicking it in Programs or in Explorer itself and creating the shortcut on the Desktop.

But there doesn't appear to be a way of opening it with the C drive....

No doubt someone will come up with the answer...:-)

  Mr Mistoffelees 17:47 11 Nov 04

This is the shortcut I use in Windows XP:- C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe /e,c: Note the space after .exe

  tehtarek 18:14 11 Nov 04

Thanks, Mr Mistofflees. It worked fine from the Run box.

But I would like it as a shortcut icon on my desktop.

  thms 18:54 11 Nov 04

Right click on desktop select new/shortcut enter the following C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe /e,c:

Click next and there you go.

  tehtarek 19:01 11 Nov 04

thms,

Got it !

I also tried the Browse way selecting C:, and that worked too !

Happiness!

Thanks alot.

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