Shell Folder Commands

All destinations can be found under this registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\FolderDescriptions

To open any of these shell folders you can create a shortcut with the listed target or type it in Start -> Run.

Target Default Folder Location
shell:AddNewProgramsFolder Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Get Programs
shell:Administrative Tools C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools
shell:AppData C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming
shell:AppUpdatesFolder Installed Updates
shell:Cache C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files
shell:CD Burning C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Burn\Burn
shell:ChangeRemoveProgramsFolder Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features
shell:Common Administrative Tools C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools
shell:Common AppData C:\ProgramData
shell:Common Desktop C:\Users\Public\Desktop
shell:Common Documents C:\Users\Public\Documents
shell:CommonDownloads C:\Users\Public\Downloads
shell:CommonMusic C:\Users\Public\Music
shell:CommonPictures C:\Users\Public\Pictures
shell:Common Programs C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
shell:CommonRingtones C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Ringtones
shell:Common Start Menu C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
shell:Common Startup C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
shell:Common Templates C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Templates
shell:CommonVideo C:\Users\Public\Videos
shell:ConflictFolder Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Sync Center\Conflicts
shell:ConnectionsFolder Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network Connections
shell:Contacts C:\Users\username\Contacts
shell:ControlPanelFolder Control Panel\All Control Panel Items
shell:Cookies C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies
shell:Cookies\Low C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\Low
shell:CredentialManager C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Credentials
shell:CryptoKeys C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Crypto
shell:default Gadgets C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\Gadgets
shell:desktop C:\Users\username\Desktop
shell:device Metadata Store C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\DeviceMetadataStore
shell:documentsLibrary Libraries\Documents
shell:downloads C:\Users\username\Downloads
shell:dpapiKeys C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Protect
shell:Favorites C:\Users\username\Favorites
shell:Fonts C:\Windows\Fonts
shell:Gadgets C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar\Gadgets
shell:Games Games
shell:GameTasks C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer
shell:History C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\History
Shell:HomeGroupFolder Homegroup
shell:ImplicitAppShortcuts C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\ImplicitAppShortcuts
shell:InternetFolder 32-bit Internet Explorer.
shell:Links C:\Users\username\Links
shell:Libraries Libraries
shell:Local AppData C:\Users\username\AppData\Local
shell:LocalAppDataLow C:\Users\username\AppData\LocalLow
shell:MusicLibrary Libraries\Music
shell:My Music C:\Users\username\Music
shell:My Pictures C:\Users\username\Pictures
shell:My Video C:\Users\username\Videos
shell:MyComputerFolder Computer
shell:NetHood C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts
shell:NetworkPlacesFolder Network
shell:Personal C:\Users\username\Documents
shell:PicturesLibrary Libraries\Pictures
shell:PrintersFolder All Control Panel Items\Printers
shell:PrintHood C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Printer Shortcuts
shell:Profile C:\Users\username
shell:ProgramFiles C:\Program Files
shell:ProgramFilesCommon C:\Program Files\Common Files
shell:ProgramFilesCommonX64 C:\Program Files\Common Files (in 64-bit Windows only)
shell:ProgramFilesCommonX86 C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files (in 64-bit Windows only)
shell:ProgramFilesX64 C:\Program Files (in 64-bit Windows only)
shell:ProgramFilesX86 C:\Program Files (x86) (in 64-bit Windows only)
shell:Programs C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
shell:Public C:\Public
shell:PublicGameTasks C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer
Shell:PublicLibraries C:\Users\Public\Libraries
shell:PublicSuggestedLocations C:\Users\Public\Library\PublicSuggestedLocations
shell:Quick Launch C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
shell:Recent C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent
shell:RecycleBinFolder Recycle Bin
shell:ResourceDir C:\Windows\Resources
shell:Ringtones C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Ringtones
shell:SampleMusic C:\Users\Public\Music\Sample Music
shell:SamplePictures C:\Users\Public\Pictures\Sample Pictures
shell:SampleVideos C:\Users\Public\Videos\Sample Videos
shell:SavedGames C:\Users\username\Saved Games
shell:Searches C:\Users\username\Searches
shell:SearchHomeFolder search-ms:
shell:SendTo C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo
shell:Start Menu C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
shell:Startup C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
shell:SyncCenterFolder Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Sync Center
shell:SyncResultsFolder Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Sync Center\Sync Results
shell:SyncSetupFolder Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Sync Center\Sync Setup
shell:System C:\Windows\System32
shell:SystemCertificates C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SystemCertificates
shell:SystemX86 C:\Windows\SysWOW64
shell:Templates C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates
shell:User Pinned C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned
shell:UserProfiles C:\Users
shell:UsersFilesFolder C:\Users\username
shell:UsersLibrariesFolder Libraries
shell:VideosLibrary Libraries\Videos
shell:Windows C:\Windows