Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing a target folder for File Explorer, part of Windows 10: Tips and Tricks.
- When you launch File Explorer,…do you find yourself navigating to the same folder…over and over again?…Why not make that folder your default folder…so when you open File Explorer,…you go there first and then you can navigate…to other places if needed?…Well let's go down to File Explorer now…and give it a click.…Now you might see this window pop up,…showing you quick access.…If you didn't follow along with me…in a previous movie where we changed…the default to This PC.…Well that's one simple customization…and really, only one of two choices…but if we want to be more specific,…let's say you go to your Documents folder…on a regular basis, well all we need to know…is the path and create a work around.…
So let's go to Local Drive or disk C.…I'm going to expand that, expand Users.…There's my user account, Dave Rivers,…expand that and there's my Documents folder…and when I select it, I see the path up here,…C:, Users, Dave Rivers, Documents.…This is something I want to remember…when I create the shortcut.…So I can leave that open if I want to.…
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- Explain how to run multiple virtual desktops.
- Recall how to print and save files to PDF.
- Cite the method for cutting and pasting in command prompt.
- Explain what God Mode is.
- Describe how to choose a target folder for File Explorer.
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