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jktii

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How do I get an Explore Icon in the Quick Launch Toolbar?

I know I can get it by right clicking on the Start Button and then selecting "Explore", but that takes a while. Is there a way to have a Quick Launch button for this?

Also, when I launch Explore, it always goes to 'Documents and settings/Startmenu" folder, it there a way to change the default location it starts in?
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Hi, I'm Freddie.

You can only get quick launch icons for programs. The explore feature in Windows isn't exactly a program.

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Right click on anything in the start menu and choose "send to: desktop". Drag it from the desktop to the Quick Launch.

To customize where in the file tree WE opens see:
http://support.micro...b;en-us;q307856

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Responding to both of the above...

I know Explore isn't exactly a program, but there is a way to get an Icon on the Quick Launch bar that will start it. I've done it before on another computer, just can't remember how I did it.

As for right clicking on anything in the Start Menu... that works on stuff thats in the Start Menu, but not on the right clicked stuff of the start menu. At least not for me.
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"Explore" is Windows Explorer. Right click on it from Start> Accessories and send it to the desktop. Then drag it to QL. Right click, choose properties and modify the path to where you want it to open. Repeat as many diff ways as you want shortcuts for. Screencap is my shortcut to my data drive, D on my system. The shortcut is the closest icon in QL to the start.

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Thanks Czarina, that worked on getting the Icon onto the Quick Launch Bar, but I'm still having trouble getting it to open at the Root (C:\). I put just that in the "Start In" box, but it still opens in "My Documents". Any ideas on how to fix this.
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%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /n,/e,c:\

Right clickon icon> properties> shortcut >put the above in the target line.

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