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Anonymous
October 23, 2004 6:58:58 PM

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I created a shortcut to open Windows Explorer with Drive C: contents,
and I am wondering why the title/location bar shows:
C:\ - "Windows INTERNET Explorer"?

bj
Anonymous
October 23, 2004 6:58:59 PM

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"chicagofan" <me7@privacy.net> wrote in message
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> I created a shortcut to open Windows Explorer with Drive C: contents,
> and I am wondering why the title/location bar shows:
> C:\ - "Windows INTERNET Explorer"?
>
> bj

Shortcut to WRONG Explorer ? It can get confusing. Locate the Windows
Explorer in the Windows folder (My Computer>C Drive>Windows) and scroll down
to and right click either Explorer item, then select "Crete Shortcut" in
pop-up menu. Cut the shortcut and paste where desired.

Malv
Anonymous
October 23, 2004 6:59:00 PM

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"Malvern" <thisis@fak> wrote in message
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>
>
> Shortcut to WRONG Explorer ? It can get confusing. Locate the Windows
> Explorer in the Windows folder (My Computer>C Drive>Windows) and scroll
down
> to and right click either Explorer item, then select "Crete Shortcut" in
> pop-up menu. Cut the shortcut and paste where desired.
>
> Malv
>
OOPS ! Make that "Create Shortcut" in pop-up menu.
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Anonymous
October 23, 2004 7:34:25 PM

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Hi,

Because your shortcut points to iexplore.exe instead of explorer.exe.

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Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
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Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
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"chicagofan" <me7@privacy.net> wrote in message
news:10nlafpqae93901@corp.supernews.com...
>I created a shortcut to open Windows Explorer with Drive C: contents, and I
>am wondering why the title/location bar shows:
> C:\ - "Windows INTERNET Explorer"?
>
> bj
Anonymous
October 23, 2004 10:41:26 PM

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Rick "Nutcase" Rogers wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Because your shortcut points to iexplore.exe instead of explorer.exe.

I put the "Target" address[below] in, after seeing it in one of these XP
ngs... and below, is the "Start in" path it created from that. I have
seen the other one with ,c: added, since I found this one below.

Target: C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe /e

Start in: %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%

It opens just the way I want it too; but the "Internet" Explorer heading
worried/confused me. It also seems to function OK... except sometimes
when I click on one of those + signs to expand a folder, nothing happens.
bj
Anonymous
October 23, 2004 10:47:24 PM

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Malvern wrote:

> "chicagofan" <me7@privacy.net> wrote in message
> news:10nlafpqae93901@corp.supernews.com...
>
>>I created a shortcut to open Windows Explorer with Drive C: contents,
>>and I am wondering why the title/location bar shows:
>> C:\ - "Windows INTERNET Explorer"?
>>
>>bj
>
>
> Shortcut to WRONG Explorer ? It can get confusing. Locate the Windows
> Explorer in the Windows folder (My Computer>C Drive>Windows) and scroll down
> to and right click either Explorer item, then select "Create Shortcut" in
> pop-up menu. Cut the shortcut and paste where desired.
>
> Malv

Thanks... I should have made it more clear, that the shortcut is working
as intended... it does open Explorer, with the C drive expanded as I
wanted. It just had that strange "IE" heading appended to C: drive in
the title/location bar.

I probably didn't create it the right way. :) 
bj
Anonymous
October 24, 2004 12:15:25 AM

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Hi

What command have you used for the shortcut? The following one works with
showing C:\

%windir%\EXPLORER.EXE /e,c:

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Will Denny
MVP - Windows Shell/User
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"chicagofan" <me7@privacy.net> wrote in message
news:10nlafpqae93901@corp.supernews.com...
>I created a shortcut to open Windows Explorer with Drive C: contents, and I
>am wondering why the title/location bar shows:
> C:\ - "Windows INTERNET Explorer"?
>
> bj
Anonymous
October 24, 2004 12:15:26 AM

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Will Denny wrote:

> Hi
>
> What command have you used for the shortcut? The following one works with
> showing C:\
>
> %windir%\EXPLORER.EXE /e,c:
>

Don't know... I'll check it Will, and change it. Thanks!
bj
Anonymous
October 24, 2004 5:07:07 PM

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Glad it works now. These computers can do strange things...

Malv

"chicagofan" <me7@privacy.net> wrote in message
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> Malvern wrote:
>
> > Shortcut to WRONG Explorer ? It can get confusing. Locate the Windows
> > Explorer in the Windows folder (My Computer>C Drive>Windows) and scroll
down
> > to and right click either Explorer item, then select "Create Shortcut"
in
> > pop-up menu. Cut the shortcut and paste where desired.
> >
> > Malv
>
> Thanks... I should have made it more clear, that the shortcut is working
> as intended... it does open Explorer, with the C drive expanded as I
> wanted. It just had that strange "IE" heading appended to C: drive in
> the title/location bar.
>
> I probably didn't create it the right way. :) 
> bj
!