In the latest versions of Windows, The folder that is initially displayed when Windows Explorer starts is “My Documents”. To change this:
- Click on Start, find the explorer icon and right click on it.
- Select properties, and make sure that the Shortcut tab is selected.
- In the Target box, type the following:
c:\windows\EXPLORER.EXE /n, /e, c:\myfolder
(where c:\myfolder is the directory in which you want Explorer to start.)
- If you want to start with My Computer, change the Target string to:
c:\windows\EXPLORER.EXE /n, /e, /select, c:\