Windows Explorer - Single pane

By thewolfe
May 3, 2003
  1. Windows Explorer - Single pane

    In XP how do I create a shortcut to have Windows Explorer open to a drive in a single pane.
    Single pane = the whole window with nothing but folders.
  2. Justin

    Justin TS Rookie Posts: 942

    Disable simple tasks in folders view.

    Do this by opening a folder and going to Tools --> Folder Options

    The first option you see there is TASKS

    Tick, "Use Windows Classic folder"

    This will remove the task pane that sits to the left.
  3. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Explorer parameter /n opens folders in single-pane view. Just add it to Explorer shortcut, that should do the trick.
  4. Justin

    Justin TS Rookie Posts: 942

    Oh.. you were referring to WinKey + E shortcut?

    My bad, anyways, M. here fixed it.
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