Here's our Windows XP Tip for.. October 4, 2004
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Open to Drive Root
Have you noticed that Windows automatically opens Windows Explorer to your My Documents Directory? For those times that you're looking to find a specific document, this is great. For those times that you're looking to do some file maintenance, this can be a real pain. If you always want to open Windows Explorer to your drive's root folder, check this out.

Find the Windows Explorer icon in your Start Menu and right click on it. Choose Properties from the context menu that appears. Click the Shortcut tab and then click in the entry box labeled Target. The box will display something similar to


Move your cursor to the end of the line, type a space, and then add the following

/e,/n, c:

Your Target line should now read

%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/n, c:

You can use the root of any drive you have on your computer. You're not limited to drive C:\.

When you have the Target line correctly modified for your system, click the OK button to save your changes.