Open Windows Explorer At ‘This PC’ Instead Of Quick Access

Open Windows Explorer At ‘This PC’ Instead Of Quick Access
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Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, here’s how.

Like most things in Windows, there’s a simple setting to change this, but it’s buried in some menus. To change the default Explorer page to This PC, follow these steps:

  1. Open a new Explorer window.
  2. Click View in the ribbon.
  3. Click Options.
  4. Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
  5. Click OK.

Now, when you launch a new Explorer window, you’ll start at This PC, which you’re probably used to from past versions.

Scott Hanselman [Twitter]