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In Lion Cmd-N in Finder opens a new Window with "All My Files" showing as the default. Is it possible to set that back to the normal "home" directory of my user?

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You can set the default under Finder -> Preferences.

Look for New Finder Window Shows

New Finder Window Shows

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I guess you posted while I was writing my answer. But given that we have identical advice, I suspect this is the right answer. :-) (Great minds think alike?) –  Daniel Lawson Oct 17 '11 at 14:27

Step 1: Select Preferences... from the Finder menu (or press ,

Step 2: At New Finder windows show, select your home directory.

There is no step 3.

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