Originally Posted by StickBoy
The views of a folder are different than its browser bars (Folders|Search|Favorites)... so what's being 'remembered' is a view setting (Thumbnails|Tiles|Icons|List|Details).
If you want to get a folder to open with its Folders bar visible, right-click it and select "Ex
An easy way to do this automatically (without modifying the registry) is to create a simple script; for example:
save as *.js
If you want this on the start menu, create a shortcut to the script, select its "Properties"... in the "Target:" field enter wscript.exe + one space --in front of the quoted path, then right click that shortcut, and select "Pin to Start menu".
Edit: Oh yeah...
there are also command line options
for Windows Explorer, so one could just make a shortcut with this target:
explorer.exe /e, /root, C:\