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by eliz6beth / August 12, 2005 9:36 PM PDT

I don't appear to have Windows Explorer listed in my Programme files on my new computer - any ideas.

Puzzled Liz

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Which operating system?
by glb613 / August 12, 2005 9:52 PM PDT
In reply to: windows explorer

In XP you find it in accessaries.

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which operating system
by eliz6beth / August 12, 2005 11:39 PM PDT

glb613 - many thanks - now sorted.

Liz

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You're welcome
by glb613 / August 12, 2005 11:57 PM PDT
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I use Windows Explorer so often, I have it on my quick launch bar.

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RE: I use Windows Explorer so often
by ChuckT / August 14, 2005 9:18 AM PDT
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A quick tip, if you use Windows Explorer THAT OFTEN, then be aware that (if you have a ''Windows Natural keyboard'' which has a key identified with a Windows logo, or now called <Start>, or I call ''the flag key'') then just push and hold the Windows key and then press the letter ''E''

In other words:
Win+E opens the Windows Explorer

Other Win key actions, and this is NOT complete, but may get you curious:
Win+D displays the Desktop (toggles)
Win+F opens the Search (Find) window
Win+L Locks the desktop
Win+R opens the Run window
Win+<F1> opens the Windows Help
Win+U opens the Utility Manager
Win (by itself) opens the Start menu (toggle), where you can then use the keyboard letters and/or arrow keys to navigate the opened Start menu.

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(NT) (NT) Yep, I RIGHT click on 'Start', Choose 'Explore'
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 14, 2005 11:48 AM PDT
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As we all know in Windows,
by glb613 / August 14, 2005 8:37 PM PDT

there are several ways to perform the same task or function. Some like to use keyboard shortcuts and others don't. Some like to right click on the start button and others prefer a single click on the quick launch bar. Isn't it nice we can set things up the way we like it?

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explorer
by byker49 / August 14, 2005 12:22 PM PDT
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the shortcut for windows explorer is in c/windows.
Look for the computer icon and send the shortcut to your desktop.

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Byker, That's NOT The Shortcut...It's The...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 14, 2005 1:18 PM PDT
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...the actual program executable itself...The file name in C:\Windows is "explorer.exe" and YES, RIGHT click "dragging" the file to the desktop will create a shortcut to the executable, thereforing allowing quick access from the desktop.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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