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04-10-2001, 04:40 PM
How do I get explorer to open up with the explorer pane on the left every time? I know there is an option somewhere, but have forgotten where,

Windows ME.

Cheers
GP

04-10-2001, 05:34 PM
Try this:

Right click on the Windows Explorer shortcut, select Properties, and in the Target box, type

C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE /e,

and this should open Explorer with the pane on the left. If you want it to always open with a specific drive selected (such as C:\) add the drive after the comma, such as

C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE /e, c:

I hope this works for you as it did me.

Mike

04-10-2001, 06:01 PM
Thanx Mike. It does work. Is it possible to get it to do this when I double click on a folder on the desktop such as My Computer? ie not a shortcut per say.

04-10-2001, 06:04 PM
In explorer, click the view menu, select explorer bar and then folders from the submenu.

04-10-2001, 06:10 PM
Cheers Tristan, but knew that.

I mustn't have explained myself very well - sorry.

I want the window to open up with the explorer tree there every time by default, instead of a) opening exporer and then navigating to where I want to go,

or b) opening the window and then selecting 'folders'.

Maybe I am wrong and this isn't possible - should be if it isn't.