Sunday, June 30, 2013

Registry Trick: Open Command prompt here

Here is a simple yet very useful registry trick to add "Open Command Prompt Here" in the context menu of all directories.

1. Open registry using start->Run->Regedit
2. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell
3. Right click and add a new key named OpenCmdHere.
4. Change the value of (Default) to "Open &Command Here" or you can set this value to anything text which you want to get displayed in the menu.
5. Create key command at HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\
6. Change the value of (Default) to cmd.exe /k cd "%1"

Now the registry should look like

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