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Correct explorer shortcut
By  Super Admin  | Published  02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 1 | Rating:
Correct explorer shortcut

Running this script will create a new explorer icon on your desktop that will not open up on the pesky "My Documents" folder.

Just paste the following text into a file, and rename it explorershortcut.vbs, then double click on it.
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' A simple shortcut

' We create our first namespace and give it a reference

Set ws = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

' Use the reference to access one of the methods.

dsktop = ws.SpecialFolders("Desktop")

' Set creates an object variable

set scut = ws.CreateShortcut (dsktop & "\Explorer.lnk")

' use the object variables method

scut.TargetPath = "%systemroot%\explorer.exe"

scut.Arguments = " /e,::{20d04fe0-3aea-1069-a2d8-08002b30309d}"

' Many objects need to be saved to write the information

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  • Comment #1 (Posted by an unknown user)
    you can do the same thing if you just edit all pre-existing Windows Explorer shortcuts' targets to the following: %SystemRoot%explorer.exe /e,/n,
  • Comment #2 (Posted by an unknown user)
    It is nice to see that it actually worked. Thanks
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