Make My Computer useful

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Tweak #34 - june 5, 2002

Most people never use the My Computer icon on their desktop. Yet i have seen many people who put an extra explorer icon on it.

This tweak turns the My Computer icon into an explorer icon. When you double-click it explorer will start.

The tweak

Go to the registry key:


Set the default value to "Explorer".

Create a new subkey with the name


In this subkey, Create a new key with the name


In this subkey, set the default value to

Explorer %e

Download reg file

Download tweak34.reg

Download reg file to restore the default

Download tweak34_restore.reg