15 August 2011

Save hours-get a command prompt

Recently somebody showed me a little trick to get a command prompt in any directory. Simply hold down SHIFT whilst pressing right-click on the folder and the menu option containing “Open command window here” appears as if by magic.

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I know this is simple but it’s not something I knew about, or had forgotten about. There seems to be a complete list of short-cuts on MSDN.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/126449

Hopefully this can save you as much time as it does for me.

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Richard Mitchell

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