1.    14 Nov 2014 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2014
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Shortcut Windows + E


    Hi!

    Sorry if this has been covered before, I could not find a topic to do with it in the Search function.

    While Using Windows 8 I got used to using many of the Windows shortcuts, Win + R etc which I think I did because I didn't fully get on with Metro, but the shortcuts saved me.
    I had never really used those ones before and it seems they have been around in XP days too!

    However, now I have windows 10 Win + E No longer takes me to "My Computer" like it used to where I can see my drives and folders but the new Explorer location Home, which has the Frequent files and Folders.
    My only half work around so far was to Pin My Computer to Favourites in the Home Explorer window. So now it is Win + E, & Click on My Computer on the left.

    Has anyone else found this much of an issue? Is there any way I can change that shortcut back to My Computer?

    Thanks!
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  2.    14 Nov 2014 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Not really.. but I never really used those Win + commands much to begin with but it must be a pain to have to re-train for a new OS.

    Jeff
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  3.    14 Nov 2014 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,501
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Chii, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could use the "This PC" shortcut in the tutorial below to "Pin to taskbar" after unpinning the default File Explorer on the taskbar that opens to "Home".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  4.    14 Nov 2014 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Chii, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could use the "This PC" shortcut in the tutorial below to "Pin to taskbar" after unpinning the default File Explorer on the taskbar that opens to "Home".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
    Thanks Shawn... I can use this for sure.
    Jeff
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  5.    16 Nov 2014 #5
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,826
    OS X, Win 10

    The only difference I see is it is now called "Home" instead of "my PC.", or am I missing something here?
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  6.    16 Nov 2014 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    The only difference I see is it is now called "Home" instead of "my PC.", or am I missing something here?
    Home is a new addition that's basically just your "Recent Items" and "Recent Places" in one place now.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  7.    16 Nov 2014 #7
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    Windows 10 Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Chii, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could use the "This PC" shortcut in the tutorial below to "Pin to taskbar" after unpinning the default File Explorer on the taskbar that opens to "Home".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
    Excellent! That is what I was looking for. Been testing everything else and now just came across this. Thanks!
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  8.    16 Nov 2014 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,501
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Quote Originally Posted by cpupro View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Chii, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could use the "This PC" shortcut in the tutorial below to "Pin to taskbar" after unpinning the default File Explorer on the taskbar that opens to "Home".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
    Excellent! That is what I was looking for. Been testing everything else and now just came across this. Thanks!
    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  9.    18 Nov 2014 #9
    Join Date : Nov 2014
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    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Cheers for that Brink.

    I think thats the best alternative I've come across yet. It was more the lack of it being that Keyboard shortcut that annoyed me.
    Thanks again
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  10.    18 Nov 2014 #10
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Posts : 804
    10 Pro Preview x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Chii View Post
    Cheers for that Brink.

    I think thats the best alternative I've come across yet. It was more the lack of it being that Keyboard shortcut that annoyed me.
    Thanks again
    you could try this Shortcuts - Assign a Keyboard Shortcut to in Windows 8

    EDIT: (which it says in the tutorial actually, sorry to repeat).
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