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Change the folder that Windows Explorer starts at

Is there a way to configure what folder Windows Explorer opens to when it launches, when right clicking the Start menu and choosing Explore? If so, how can that be done?

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marked as duplicate by CharlieRB, EBGreen, surfasb, Renan, 8088 Jul 27 '12 at 2:10

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How do you launch it? –  Dennis Jul 26 '12 at 16:48
+1 to @Dennis. We need a lot more meat to this question. Otherwise, you're just begging for a walkthrough on how to create folder shortcuts on your Desktop. –  Iszi Jul 26 '12 at 16:56
Duplicate of Change the folder that Windows Explorer starts at. –  CharlieRB Jul 26 '12 at 16:57
@Dennis normally by right clicking "Start" menu, and choosing "Explore" –  MacGyver Jul 26 '12 at 17:06
You are correct. The question was related to Win 7, but there is an answer for Windows XP if you scroll down. Sorry I did not make that clear when I posted my comment. –  CharlieRB Jul 26 '12 at 17:13

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Check the command lines switches for explorer in Windows XP just there:

Explorer.exe Command-Line Options for Windows XP MSKB 314853

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