It's very easy to change the favorites folder for the alternative file Explorer for Windows!
Simple, Open the ▼Main Menu ▼Favorites▼Folder.
For fast access over the Keyboard. You can also put the Quick-Link Folder in the Favorites folder!
The Quick-Link will open in the active explorer view of "Q-Dir".
Please use ... always the latest version of the file manager Q-Dir! ▼
The screenshot is from new famous Windows 10 but this works also on old Microsoft (c) Windows 8.1 and 7, the Favorites is not Quick-Access folder!
For favorites you can also save the Quick-Link folder, who likes to work on the keyboard and wants to access the quick links faster. The quick link is then always opened in the active window (Explorer view).
See also: ► Where is the difference between favorites and Quick links?
FAQ 5: Updated on: April 12th 2018 19:06