Windows Vista Command-Prompt from Here

Friday, March 9, 2007 Labels: , ,
I stumbled upon a nice feature of Windows Vista Explorer. If you right-click on a folder in Explorer, it will provide you with a different set of options. One of them is "Open Command Window Here," that opens a DOS prompt with the selected folder as the default path. That is cool, since the Windows XP Command-Prompt Here PowerToy was invaluable.

UPDATED: After looking at it again, I noticed that there is one other additional item that is present when holding the Shift key down: "Copy As Path," which simply copies that folder's complete path into the Clipboard. Cool!

Here's a screen shot:

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