dos prompt

How to start a dos prompt in the current
directory that i have open in windows
I use environmental variable HOMEDIR
to start using the default drive
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Install WinBoos 2000 on your computer, this will allow you to add this to the right-click-menu.
It has some other nice things too...

good luck
Download the powertoy pack from
In the pack, install the file "DOSHERE.INF"
It does what you need.

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dappleAuthor Commented:
is there a way without installing anything new?
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i don't think so....
dappleAuthor Commented:
ok fair enough
dappleAuthor Commented:
i have win 2k
so win boost does not
cannot find power tools for my system
i found anouther
program called pact shellx
that adds dos shell with a right click and someother stuff

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