Is it possible..



Just wondering if anyone can figure this out for me. I have a shortcut to Windows Explorer, and every time I click it, it opens in the "My Documents" folder. Can I modify this shortcut to open to "My Computer" so I can see a drive listing and choose where to go from there?

I can't figure out how to make a normal shortcut to My Computer like I would to any other folder, and I don't know how to modify the Windows Explorer link either.

This is using Windows XP, by the way. Any help would be much appreciated : )

By the way, if I right-click on the shortcut and click properties, the "Start in" box says "%HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%" but I've modified this and it seems to ignore all modifications I make.


If you want the explorer tree, rightclick your explorer shortcut, click properties and put this in the target area:

%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,


that worked yo yo, thanks! Could you tell me how you figured that out?

speedy, yours couldn't work cause I'm on XP and don't have a My Computer icon. Its on the start menu, but when I right click that, it doesn't give me a create shortcut option.


I may actually be insane.
you do, its just not showing..
Right click desktop
click properties
[Desktop] Tab
click customise desktop button at the bottom

you should then be able to select what icons you have on your desktop.


Also if you rightclick your startmenu icon there is probably an option 'show on desktop'.
How did I find out? Guess in a similar way you found it out - reading it somewhere and trying.
For instance here or here .

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