Open Windows Explorer to My Computer (instead of Libraries)

I heard my friends say Windows 7 Explorer opens to Libraries page automatically. They have been used to see “My Computer” page in Explorer like below.

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No Fear. To open Explorer to “My Computer” by default, follow the steps below.

  • If you pinned Explorer to the task bar (by default Windows 7 does it), right click on Explorer, and right click on “Windows Explorer”. Select properties.

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  • On the properties page, copy & page this on Target text box: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /root,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

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  • Click Ok.

Try clicking on the Windows Explorer icon on the task bar.  Did you find your old love of “My Computer” page?

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