How can we change the startup folder of Windows Explorer [Windows 7 Type]

folder default when open Windows Explorer Windows 7 is one that normally do not have too many tangents (or the vast majority of users Windows 7 not touching), namely Libraries, Totally bogus anyway considering that sail out of this folder whenever we have something to "explore". My one thousand would seem more normal Windows Explorer to open the computer (My Computer) or My Documents, Which requires a small intreventie / modification in preferences it (ie Windows Explorer).

If you want to change start-up folder of Windows Explorer Windows 7 (folder it opens) - whether you want it to be My Computer or personal folder, then you just need to follow the instructions below:

  • right click on Windows Explorer in taskbar (Where there used to open it), then right click again icon Windows Explorer display in the list and select Properties


  • if you want Windows Explorer to open with My ComputerIn tab shortcut change targetacquis in % Windir% explorer.exe in

%SystemRoot%explorer.exe /E,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

win-exp-computer my-computer
  • because Windows Explorer to open with My Documents, Change targetIn the

%SystemRoot%explorer.exe /n,::{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}


  • Apply si OK

Note: If you used to launch Windows Explorer from the Start Menu, then make changes to the shortcut present in the list. This tutorial has been tested on Windows 7 and do not recommend testing earlier operating systems (if you do, you do so at your own risk).

How can we change the startup folder of Windows Explorer [Windows 7 Type]

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