By default, the Finder dock icon opens All My Files directory.

How do I configure it to open a directory specified by me?

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With Finder open, press Cmd+` to open the Finder Preferences window.

In this window you'll see a drop down list that lets you select where new Finder window open to when you open them.

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There are some suggestions made when you click on the drop down list or you can choose Other... and pick any folder you like.

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