When you start Windows Explorer using the Pinned Taskbar shortcut, it opens the Libraries folder by default. If you want Explorer to open to Favorites instead, here are a couple of options for you:
Creating a New Desktop Shortcut to Favorites
Right-click on the desktop, click New and click Shortcut.
Type the following path and click Next
Assign a name for the shortcut.
Tip: Another way to create a shortcut to Favorites is to open Windows Explorer, click Favorites in the left pane and drag it on to the Desktop.
Want to configure the Windows Explorer Pinned Taskbar icon instead of creating new shortcuts? It’s possible.
Editing Windows Explorer Taskbar Shortcut Target
Right-click Windows Explorer icon in the Taskbar
Right-click Windows Explorer and click Properties.
Type the following path:
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