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Shell Folders Quickly Navigate to System Folders in Vista
Windows has a whole host – 90 to be exact – of shell folders. These folders include your pictuers, music, and documents folders as well as fonts, program files and more. Did you know you can get to them easily without the need to open Computer and find them? Learn how in this guide.

To navigate to a shell folder, do the following:

  1. Press the Start button and click Run (Winkey + R)
  2. Type one of the commands listed below:

Shell Folders Quickly Navigate to System Folders in Vista



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17 thoughts on “Shell Folders Quickly Navigate to System Folders in Vista”

  1. Phil Kimmins says:

    When I enter any of these commands, I receive the following notification:
    “The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect”.
    I am running Vista Home Premium. Thank you.

  2. Phil Kimmins says:

    When I enter any of these commands, I receive the following notification:
    “The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect”.
    I am running Vista Home Premium. Thank you.

  3. Phil Kimmins says:

    When I enter any of these commands, I receive the following notification:
    “The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect”.
    I am running Vista Home Premium. Thank you.

  4. Rich says:

    These should be run in the Run box (WINKEY+R) and not on the command line.

  5. Rich says:

    These should be run in the Run box (WINKEY+R) and not on the command line.

  6. Rich says:

    These should be run in the Run box (WINKEY+R) and not on the command line.

  7. Phil Kimmins says:

    Thanks Rich,
    Houston no longer has that problem.

    Phil

  8. Phil Kimmins says:

    Thanks Rich,
    Houston no longer has that problem.

    Phil

    1. Rich says:

      Excellent news! :)

  9. Phil Kimmins says:

    Thanks Rich,
    Houston no longer has that problem.

    Phil

    1. Rich says:

      Excellent news! :)

  10. Rich says:

    Excellent news! :)

  11. Angie says:

    Thanks, Rich! Love these shortcuts. :)

  12. Angie says:

    Thanks, Rich! Love these shortcuts. :)

  13. Angie says:

    Thanks, Rich! Love these shortcuts. :)

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