1. Joined : Nov 2014
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       14 Nov 2014 #1

    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. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,932
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       14 Nov 2014 #2

    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. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,366
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       14 Nov 2014 #3

    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".

    This PC Shortcut - Create in Windows 10
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,932
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       14 Nov 2014 #4

    Brink said: 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".

    This PC Shortcut - Create in Windows 10
    Thanks Shawn... I can use this for sure.
    Jeff
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  5. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       16 Nov 2014 #5

    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. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,366
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       16 Nov 2014 #6

    Lee said: 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
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  7. Joined : Nov 2014
    Posts : 72
    Windows 10 Insider
       16 Nov 2014 #7

    Brink said: 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".

    This PC Shortcut - Create in Windows 10
    Excellent! That is what I was looking for. Been testing everything else and now just came across this. Thanks!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,366
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       16 Nov 2014 #8

    cpupro said: View Post
    Brink said: 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".

    This PC Shortcut - Create in Windows 10
    Excellent! That is what I was looking for. Been testing everything else and now just came across this. Thanks!
    You're most welcome.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  9. Joined : Nov 2014
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       18 Nov 2014 #9

    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. Joined : Nov 2013
    Posts : 804
    10 Pro Preview x64
       18 Nov 2014 #10

    Chii said: 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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