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Set a new Windows Explorer launch folder When you run Windows Explorer, it always opens to the Libraries folder. That's fine if you use Microsoft's default file organization, which designates Libraries as the overall container for your folders. But what if you don't? You might prefer to have Windows Explorer open to Computer or any other folder you choose. Here's how to do it: 1. Right-click the Windows Explorer icon on the taskbar (it's the one that looks like a folder), and then right-click the Windows Explorer icon from the context menu that appears and select Properties. The Windows Explorer Properties dialog box appears. 2. You'll have to edit the Target field on the Shortcut tab of this dialog box in order to change the default location at which Explorer opens. If you want Explorer to open to a specific folder, simply enter the name of the folder, substituting your folder name for Folder, below, like this: %windir%\explorer.exe c:\Folder So to open Explorer to the folder named Budget, you would type this in the Target field: %windir%\explorer.exe c:\Budget If you want Explorer to open to special, pre-set locations, such as Computer, you'll need to enter special syntax in the Target field. Following is a list of three common locations and the syntax to use, followed by the syntax for the Libraries folder in case you ever want to revert to the default. Computer: %windir%\explorer.exe ::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D} My Documents:%windir%\explorer.exe ::{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103} Network: %windir%\explorer.exe ::{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D} Libraries: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe 3. After you've changed the Target field, click OK. Next time you launch Windows Explorer, it will open to the new location you've designated.

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How to Enlarge Thumbnails in Windows Explorer?


Open the libraries folder. Or you can open another folder, such as the pictures, downloads, computer, etc. It doesn't matter which folder you begin on; all the Windows Explorer folders have the same method of enlarging the thumbnails.

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Locate the taskbar near the top of the screen. On the upper right side of this, you'll see three icons. The first one on the left side, when rolled over with your cursor, should read "Change your view."

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Click on the "Change your view" icon. A small menu will pop up with a list of different ways the Windows Explorer can present itself.

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Select "Extra Large Icons". The icons will become large enough for you to see easily.
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Repeat for all other Windows Explorer libraries.

Oct 19, 2016 | Computers & Internet

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l did,t get a work manual with my computer and l don't know how to insert a cisk


Which operating system ?

If its a cd or dvd disc you are referring to there is a horizontal slot on the front panel of desktop computers just insert the disc into the slot once it gets half or three quarters of the way in the computer should find it and drag it into the computer .

Then access this disc in windows explorer.


Click start all programs accessories open windows explorer my computer you should see your drives C: usually your hard drive D: your cd dvd drive and your usb drive E: or F: click to open it
Windows Explorer is an application that enables you to locate system files, folders and components on your computer. It enables you to make adjustments on components installed or running on your computer. It provides detailed information about your files and folders and enables you to organize them by renaming, copying, or moving them. You can launch Windows Explorer in several simple ways.

Right-click the Windows "Start" menu and click "Explore" to launch Windows Explorer. You should see the system folders in the left panel. Click the folder that you want to launch. You should see the contents of that folder on the right panel. Alternatively, launch Windows Explorer by double-clicking "My Computer" (Windows XP) or "Computer" (Windows Vista and 7) on the desktop. Click the "Folders" button on the top. You should see the system folders in the left panel. Click the folder that you want to launch. You should see the contents of that folder on the right panel. Alternatively, click the Windows "Start" menu and click "Programs" or "All Programs." Scroll up and select "Accessories." Click "Windows Explorer" to launch Windows Explorer.
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Mar 04, 2013 | Acer Computers & Internet

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desktop apears but with no icons, no start, or menu bar?


Are you running Windows? If you are, the easiest way to fix this problem is to simultaneously hit Ctrl, Shift, Esc. The Task Manager will then pop up. Click "File" > "New Task (Run...)." When the run dialog appears, type "explorer" and then hit Enter. This will force the explorer to launch My Documents (the default folder explorer launches), which, in turn, forces your desktop and taskbar to load.
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Mar 08, 2011 | Acer Aspire One D250 (99802378332) Netbook

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IE7 flashes briefly when I click on it and then goes away


Hi,

This usually happens after installation. 1. Click START–>RUN and type cmd
2. At the prompt, type cd and press ENTER
3. Type cd Program Files and press ENTER
4. Type cd Internet Explorer and press ENTER

5. Type regsvr32 IEPROXY.DLL
6. You should get a confirmation that the IEPROXY.DLL has been registered. You can then close all windows and try Internet Explorer again.
If these steps don’t solve the problem, try

Launching IE with add-ons disabled:
1. Click START–>RUN
2. Type iexplore -extoff
You can also create a shortcut so that you can always run Internet Explorer this way.
1. Right-click on the Desktop
2. New–>Shortcut
3. Enter in iexplore -extoff

Hope this helps

Chris (ziraffa)


Dec 26, 2008 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

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Dreamweaver MX 2004 does not launch


Navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\USER\Application Data\Macromedia\dreamweaver mx 2004

Rename the Configuration Folder to “Configuration old”.


Note: "USER" is your Windows username. If you are unable to see the “Local Settings” folder, it may be possible that you don’t have explorer set to view hidden files and folders. In explorer, click on Organize > Folder and Search Options, click on the View tab and enable “Show Hidden Files and Folders”. Click ok.

Jun 14, 2008 | Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004

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