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  • Question

  • The below is such a basic issue regarding Windows Explorer, that has no topic as such, please move it to the proper area if needed...

    I have a complex working area and need to have about 7 (at home 3) windows explorers opened all the time placed on certain places on the screen with well defined directory content.

    I have Windows Folder Options set to "Restore previous folder windows at logon".
    When restarting Windows I am never getting the same content in the previously organized Windows Explorers! :(
    The Toolbar application list (top, second, etc.) is not pointing to the right ones either. :(

    This never worked in any of earlier windows including Windows 95(!), however now the problem is even bigger with the desktop kind of functionality of reordering the toolbar application list in function of which was used last.. :(

    Is there a way of have the Windows Explorers loading whatever was when Windows was closed, or at least to have a flag under "Folder Options" to choose to preserve the Windows Explorer contents both for
    - where it was opened on screen and 
    - the Toolbar application list

    I'm loosing precious minutes of reorganizing every time I'm restarting Windows!


    • Moved by Mattew Wu Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:04 AM not App Studio issue
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 4:29 PM


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  • Hi Lto,

    I move your thread here to make it gets viewed more so that it may appear under proper category.

    Thanks for your understanding.

    Best regards,

    Mattew Wu

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    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:00 AM
  • Probably not but you can create specific shortcuts.


    They'll help you more over here.





    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

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    • Proposed as answer by Just Karl Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:50 PM
    • Marked as answer by Dave PatrickMVP Friday, May 26, 2017 4:33 PM
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1:26 PM