How to open pinned WinExplorer with a certain pre-selected and auto-expanded directory?

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by pstein, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. pstein

    pstein Honorable Member

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    In Windows XP I put a shortcut to WindowsExplorer on the desktop resp. the QuickLaunchBar
    and specified in the properties the following opening command:

    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /n,/e,D:\work

    When I clicked on this shortcut WinExplorer opened with the pre-selected and auto-expanded directory D:\work.

    Now in Win7 this does not work any more.
    When I right-click on the pinned WinExplorer icon in TaskBar there is no context menu entry "Properties" and hence no entry field where I can enter the opening command and pre-selected directory.

    How else can I achieve the same effect as under WinXP?

    Peter
     
  2. cybercore

    cybercore New Member

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    Create a shortcut for whatever you need -> right click the shortcut -> pin to taskbar.

    Or pin notepad, then right-click it -> properties -> change target path.

    Enjoy.
     
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    unawave New Member

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