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The commands listed below can be used in shortcuts, scripts, software or directly from the command line to open a specific Folder in Explorer.

For example, to change quickly to the Templates directory, you can type "shell:Templates" in the Explorer address bar and then hit the Enter key. If you want to use a shell command in the command line or in a shortcut, you must use the full command including "Explorer.exe".

FolderCommandXPVista7810
?Explorer.exe shell:TreePropertiesFolder yes   
Account PicturesExplorer.exe shell:AccountPictures   yesyes
Account Pictures (Public)!Explorer.exe shell:Roamed Tile Images   yes 
Administrative ToolsExplorer.exe shell:Administrative Toolsyesyesyesyesyes
Administrative Tools (Public)Explorer.exe shell:Common Administrative Toolsyesyesyesyesyes
All TasksExplorer.exe shell:::{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} yesyesyesyes
All Users Profile
ProgramData
Explorer.exe %ALLUSERSPROFILE%yesyesyesyesyes
All Users Profile
ProgramData
Explorer.exe %ProgramData% yesyesyesyes
AppData (Local)Explorer.exe shell:Local AppDatayesyesyesyesyes
AppData (Local)Explorer.exe %LOCALAPPDATA% yesyesyesyes
AppData (LocalLow)Explorer.exe shell:LocalAppDataLow yesyesyesyes
AppData (Roaming)Explorer.exe shell:appdatayesyesyesyesyes
AppData (Roaming)Explorer.exe %APPDATA%yesyesyesyesyes
Application ShortcutsExplorer.exe shell:Application Shortcuts   yesyes
ApplicationsExplorer.exe shell:AppsFolder   yesyes
CD Burning
Temporary Burn Folder
Explorer.exe shell:CD Burningyesyesyesyesyes
Common FilesExplorer.exe shell:ProgramFilesCommon yesyesyesyes
Common FilesExplorer.exe %CommonProgramFiles%yesyesyesyesyes
Common Files (x86)!Explorer.exe shell:ProgramFilesCommonX86 yesyesyesyes
Common Files (x86)!Explorer.exe %CommonProgramFiles(x86)%yesyesyesyesyes
ComputerExplorer.exe shell:::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}yesyesyesyes 
ComputerExplorer.exe shell:MyComputerFolder yesyesyesyes
Connected Search HistoryExplorer.exe shell:SearchHistoryFolder   yesyes
Connected Search TemplatesExplorer.exe shell:SearchTemplatesFolder   yesyes
ContactsExplorer.exe shell:Contacts yesyesyesyes
Control Panelrundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLLyesyesyesyesyes
Control PanelExplorer.exe shell:ControlPanelFolderyesyesyesyesyes
Control Panelrundll32.exe shell32.dll,#112yes    
Control PanelExplorer.exe shell:::{26EE0668-A00A-44D7-9371-BEB064C98683} yesyesyesyes
CookiesExplorer.exe shell:Cookiesyesyesyesyesyes
CredentialsExplorer.exe shell:CredentialManager yesyesyesyes
CryptoExplorer.exe shell:CryptoKeys yesyesyes 
DesktopExplorer.exe shell:Desktopyesyesyesyesyes
Desktop (Public)Explorer.exe shell:Common Desktopyesyesyesyesyes
DownloadsExplorer.exe shell:Downloads yesyesyesyes
DPAPI KeysExplorer.exe shell:DpapiKeys yesyesyesyes
FavoritesExplorer.exe shell:favoritesyesyesyesyesyes
Fontsrundll32.exe shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL FontsFolder????yes
FontsExplorer.exe shell:Fontsyesyesyesyesyes
GadgetsExplorer.exe shell:Default Gadgets yesyes  
GadgetsExplorer.exe shell:Gadgets yesyes  
GameExplorerExplorer.exe shell:GameTasks yesyesyesyes
GameExplorer (public)Explorer.exe shell:PublicGameTasks yesyesyesyes
GamesExplorer.exe shell:Games yesyesyesyes
HistoryExplorer.exe shell:historyyesyesyesyesyes
HomegroupExplorer.exe Explorer.exe shell:HomeGroupCurrentUserFolder   yes 
LinksExplorer.exe shell:Links yesyesyesyes
Localized ResourcesExplorer.exe shell:LocalizedResourcesDiryesyes   
My Documents
Documents
Explorer.exe shell:::{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}yesyesyesyesyes
My Documents
Documents
Explorer.exe shell:Personalyesyesyesyesyes
My Music
Music
Explorer.exe shell:My Musicyesyesyesyesyes
My Pictures
Public Pictures
Explorer.exe shell:CommonPicturesyesyesyesyesyes
My PodcastsExplorer.exe shell:Podcasts ?yes  
My Videos
Videos
Explorer.exe shell:My Videoyesyesyesyesyes
NetworkExplorer.exe shell:::{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}yesyesyesyesyes
NetworkExplorer.exe shell:NetworkPlacesFolder yesyesyesyes
Network ConnectionsExplorer.exe shell:ConnectionsFolderyesyesyesyesyes
Network ShortcutsExplorer.exe shell:NetHoodyesyesyesyesyes
OEM Links!Explorer.exe shell:OEM Links yesyesyesyes
OneDrive (SkyDrive)!Explorer.exe shell:SkyDrive   yes 
OneDrive (SkyDrive) Camera RollExplorer.exe shell:SkyDriveCameraRoll   yes 
OneDrive (SkyDrive) Camera Roll!Explorer.exe shell:Camera Roll   yesyes
OneDrive (SkyDrive) Documents Explorer.exe shell:SkyDriveDocuments   yes 
OneDrive (SkyDrive) PicturesExplorer.exe shell:SkyDrivePictures   yes 
Original Images!Explorer.exe shell:Original Images yesyesyesyes
PicturesExplorer.exe shell:My Picturesyesyesyesyesyes
Playlists!Explorer.exe shell:Playlists yesyesyesyes
Printer ShortcutsExplorer.exe shell:PrintHoodyesyesyesyesyes
Printersrundll32.exe shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL PrintersFolder????yes
PrintersExplorer.exe shell:::{2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D}yesyesyesyesyes
PrintersExplorer.exe shell:PrintersFolderyesyesyesyesyes
Program DataExplorer.exe shell:Common AppDatayesyesyesyesyes
Program FilesExplorer.exe shell:ProgramFilesyesyesyesyesyes
Program FilesExplorer.exe %ProgramFiles%yesyesyesyesyes
Program Files (x64)!Explorer.exe %ProgramW6432%  yesyesyes
Program Files (x86)!Explorer.exe shell:ProgramFilesX86 yesyesyesyes
Program Files (x86)!Explorer.exe %ProgramFiles(x86)%yesyesyesyesyes
PublicExplorer.exe shell:Public yesyesyesyes
PublicExplorer.exe %PUBLIC% yesyesyesyes
Public Account PicturesExplorer.exe shell:PublicAccountPictures   yesyes
Public DocumentsExplorer.exe shell:Common Documentsyesyesyesyesyes
Public DownloadsExplorer.exe shell:CommonDownloads yesyesyesyes
Public MusicExplorer.exe shell:CommonMusicyesyesyesyesyes
Public VideosExplorer.exe shell:CommonVideoyesyesyesyesyes
Quick LaunchExplorer.exe shell:Quick Launch yesyesyesyes
Recent ItemsExplorer.exe shell:recentyesyesyesyesyes
Recycle BinExplorer.exe shell:::{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}yesyesyesyesyes
Recycle BinExplorer.exe shell:RecycleBinFolderyesyesyesyesyes
ResourcesExplorer.exe shell:ResourceDiryesyesyesyesyes
RoamingTilesExplorer.exe shell:Roaming Tiles   yesyes
Sample Music!Explorer.exe shell:SampleMusic yesyesyesyes
Sample Pictures!Explorer.exe shell:SamplePictures yesyesyesyes
Sample Playlists!Explorer.exe shell:SamplePlaylists yesyes  
Sample Videos!Explorer.exe shell:SampleVideos yesyesyesyes
Saved GamesExplorer.exe shell:SavedGames yesyesyesyes
Screenshots!Explorer.exe shell:Screenshots   yesyes
Search ResultsExplorer.exe shell:SearchHomeFolder yesyesyesyes
SearchesExplorer.exe shell:Searches yesyesyesyes
Send ToExplorer.exe shell:sendtoyesyesyesyesyes
Slide Shows!Explorer.exe shell:PhotoAlbums yesyesyesyes
Start MenuExplorer.exe shell:Start Menuyesyesyesyesyes
Start Menu (Public)Explorer.exe shell:Common Start Menuyesyesyesyesyes
Start Menu\ProgramsExplorer.exe shell:Programsyesyesyesyesyes
Start Menu\Programs (Public)Explorer.exe shell:Common Programsyesyesyesyesyes
StartupExplorer.exe shell:Startupyesyesyesyesyes
Startup (Public)Explorer.exe shell:Common Startupyesyesyesyesyes
System CertificatesExplorer.exe shell:SystemCertificates yesyesyesyes
System DriveExplorer.exe %SYSTEMDRIVE%yesyesyesyesyes
System RootExplorer.exe %SystemRoot%yesyesyesyesyes
System32Explorer.exe shell:Systemyesyesyesyesyes
System32
SysWOW64
Explorer.exe shell:SystemX86yesyesyesyesyes
TempExplorer.exe %TEMP%yesyesyesyesyes
TempExplorer.exe %TMP%yesyesyesyesyes
TemplatesExplorer.exe shell:Templatesyesyesyesyesyes
Templates (Public)Explorer.exe shell:Common Templatesyesyesyesyesyes
Temporary Internet FilesExplorer.exe shell:Cacheyesyesyesyesyes
User ProfileExplorer.exe %USERPROFILE%yesyesyesyesyes
User ProfileExplorer.exe shell:Profileyesyesyesyesyes
User ProfileExplorer.exe shell:UsersFilesFolder yesyesyesyes
User ProfileExplorer.exe shell:::{59031A47-3F72-44A7-89C5-5595FE6B30EE} yesyesyesyes
UsersExplorer.exe shell:UserProfiles yesyesyesyes
WindowsExplorer.exe %WINDIR%yesyesyesyesyes
WindowsExplorer.exe shell:Windowsyesyesyesyesyes

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Tested on: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10