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Power Tip for Windows Users: Open Command Prompt Here

01.04.2014
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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)

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

A simple right-click gives us this menu:

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

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

Option 2:

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

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

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Now that was easy!

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