Open My Computer instead of Quick Access in Window 10

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Open This PC instead of Quick Access to Windows 10 File Explorer

In Windows 10, File Explorer opens at the Quick Access folder by default. With build 9926, it is possible to change the File Explorer behaviour and set it to Open This PC instead of Quick Access. Here is how.

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How to Open This PC instead of Quick Access by default in File Explorer

Microsoft has added a new option which allows you to set File Explorer to open the This PC folder by default. You need to do the following:

  1. Open-File Explorer.

2. Switch to the View Ribbon tab and click the Folder Options icon:



3. Under the General tab in Folder options select This PC for the Open File Explorer to: drop down list:



You are done. Now press Win + E shortcut keys on the keyboard or just click on the File Explorer icon in the taskbar. It will open This PC for you:


That’s it!