1.    14 May 2015 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 17
    Win 10

    Choose a default location when opening File Explorer


    Hello,

    Is it possible to choose a default location/folder to open when opening File Explorer from the task bar? Default is that it opens Quick access. I use OneDrive a lot, and would really like to see that I could set that to open that location.

    Is it possible to set this? Would be a great feature if I can't already.

    Thanks in advance.
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  2.    14 May 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,390
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Muzzies,

    You could set File Explorer to open to "This PC" instead if you like.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...ck-access.html

    Otherwise, you could use either tutorial below to pin any folder to the taskbar.

    http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...in-folder.html

    OR

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/34450-file-explorer-taskbar-icon-change-open-target.html

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 2,738
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    I have just solved it my way. It might not be ideal for everyone, but it works for me.

    Setup Windows Explorer to open to Downloads folder. Run in CMD:

    Code:
    reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" /v "LaunchTo" /t REG_DWORD /d "3" /f
    Change Downloads folder location to your desired folder and that is it.
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