Re: Windows Explorer Default Directory
From: David Candy (.)
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 12:03:37 +1100
Right click are context specific commands. It would not make sense for a right click - open/explore on Start to open anything else but start.
-- ---------------------------------------------------------- http://www.uscricket.com "cummingsjp" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:376F24E8-DDB1-4CDD-8D68-00248ED2F7CC@microsoft.com... > Sir -- > > Thank you. > > I don't use your suggested method to access Explorer because it is > cumbersome. Explorer isn't automatically included in the window, and if it > were, it would take too much time to look through the rest of the clutter to > find it. Using the right click presenst a minimum of items to choose from, > and is always there, which is especially important as I change computers > frequently. > > Thanks again. > > Jim > > "Trevor L." wrote: > >> Hi there, >> Why not open the Start Menu (by left click) and use the items on the top >> right side. >> >> To select which items are to be present there, right click an empty part of >> the taskbar, left click Properties, left click the Start Menu tab, left click >> Customize... , left click the Advanced Tab and then click on (i.e. put a tick >> mark in) any or all of the items you want >> My Computer >> My Documents >> My Music >> My Network Places (if you are networked) >> My Pictures >> >> Then left click >> OK >> Apply >> OK >> >> When you go back to the Start Menu the items will then be there. Clicking >> any one will start you at that place. >> >> The suggestion to set up a shortcut will also clearly work fine. >> >> "CummingsJP" wrote: >> >> > I went through all of the relevant recent posts on this topic, but none quite >> > did the trick for me. >> > >> > I normally access windows explorer by doing a right-click over the start >> > menu. This opens explorer, but puts me in my "Start Menu" folder. I can't >> > think of a worse place to start from. How do I change this, or >> > alternatively, how do I change the right-click over the start menu to go to >> > my winexplore shortcut? >> > >> > Thanks >> > >> > JPC