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Power Tip for Windows Users: Open Command Prompt Here

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Option 1:

We all need a command prompt at one point or another. There is many tools that exist that allows us to right-click on a folder and open a command prompt, but these aren’t necessary. Let’s say we have the following folder open. (I’m using Windows 8.1)


We need to run adb.exe with parameters from the command line.

A simple right-click gives us this menu:


If we hold down the Shift-key and right-click the same folder we get the following menu:


Notice that now we now have “Open command window here”.

Option 2:

You can also select the path in Windows Explorer as shown below


Type cmd and press enter to open the command prompt in that folder.


Now that was easy!


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