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Edit the default folder of the explorer on Windows 7


By default, if you click the Windows Explorer icon in the Taskbar, the library folder appears. But it is quite possible to change them and display for example, your user folder...

To do this, right-click on the icon of theWindows Explorer located in the task bar. Right-click again on the link Windows Explorer then choose to Properties.

Capture d'écran - Icône Explorateur Windows de la barre des tâches sous Windows 7
Screenshot of screen — Windows Explorer icon of the Windows taskbar on Windows 7

On the tab Shortcut, enter the folder target that you want to see appear by default when opening. In our example, C:\Users\Rainbow (Rainbow being the username of this session).

Capture d'écran - Propriétés de l'Explorateur Windows
Screenshot — Windows Explorer Properties

Click on OK. You can see the change immediately.

If you‘re not a big fan of libraries and you’re the only user on your computer, this trick turns out to be a must.

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