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How Can I Get Windows Explorer to Default to Open on a Directory of My Choosing?
Create a new shortcut to Windows Explorer and on that shortcut select Properties. The “Target:” field will be something like: “%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe”. Simply change that to include the desired directory, like this: “%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe d:\directory”. Now that shortcut will open Windows Explorer directly on “d:\directory”.
How Can I Tell If a Download is Safe? - Checking whether a download is safe before you download it is nearly impossible. Your best defense is your own skepticism, plus anti-malware tools to scan what you choose to download.