Do you frequently have the same folders open when using your PC? i.e. your My Documents, My Music, Homework folders etc? If you do, it may be a little tedious to open these folders when you log off and on or restart your computer.

Here’s a quick tip to restore these folders when you restart or log off and on.

Restore Opened Folders (Windows 10)

To restore open folders in Windows 10

1. Open Computer (Winkey+E.)

2. Click View > Options > Change folder and search options

3. Click the View tab, check Restore previous folder windows at logon, and click OK.

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Now when you restart your computer or log off and on, the folders you had open previously will be opened for you.

Restore Opened Folders (Windows Vista/7/8)

To restore open folders in Windows Vista/7/8

1. Open Computer (Winkey+E.)

2. Press the ALT key and click Tools > Folder Options…

3. Click the View tab, check Restore previous folder windows at logon, and click OK.

Now when you restart your computer or log off and on, the folders you had open previously will be opened for you.

Restore Opened Folders (Windows XP)

To restore open folders in Windows XP

1. Open Computer (Winkey+E.)

2. Click Tools > Folder Options… (In Windows 10, click View > Options > Change folder and search options)

3. Click the View tab, check Restore previous folder windows at logon, and click OK.

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Rich is the owner and creator of Windows Guides; he spends his time breaking things on his PC so he can write how-to guides to fix them.

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  1. Uvais says:

    cool one Rich

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