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JSI Tip 1067. Prevent Windows NT Explorer from automatically expanding the System drive.

Expanding the System drive is the default behavior.

To modify the shortcut to Windows NT Explorer:

1. Right click the taskbar.
2. Select Properties.
3. Click the Start Menu Programs tab.
4. Click Advanced.
5. Double-click Programs in the right hand pane.
6. Right click the Windows NT Explorer shortcut.
7. Click Properties.
8. Click the Shortcut tab.
9. Change the Target to %systemroot%\explorer.exe /e,::\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D\} and click OK.

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