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open command prompt from current folder

I want to know is a method to open command prompt by right click from folder?
The command prompt is expected same path as  folder location
Remark: NOT right click on subdirectory from folder... #It works on current directory of the folder#
have a look at photo attachment..

OS: windows xp pro sp3 tranditional chinese edition
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fsze88
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theProfessaCommented:
Seems like the answer you are looking for can be found here:
http://www.petri.co.il/add_command_prompt_here_shortcut_to_windows_explorer.htm

Use the Open Command Window Here link which will bring you to the Microsoft Power Toy.  Take a look at the screenshot here:
http://www.petri.co.il/images/cmdhere.jpg

Hopefully this helps!
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UK_AndyCommented:
Powertoy, Command Prompt Here, can be downloaded from Microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/Downloads/powertoys/Xppowertoys.mspx

 or try this below


To open a command prompt from windows explorer where the current command prompt folder is the current windows explorer folder? Well here's how to do it: (Tested under XP Pro)

   1. Open the windows registry editor (Start, Run, RegEdit)
   2. Select the node HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell.
   3. Create a new key, DOS Prompt. (Right click, New, Key, type Command Prompt).
   4. Select the key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\Command Prompt.
   5. Create a new key, Command. (Right click, New, Key, type Command)
   6. Edit the string Default. (Right click, Modify, type c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe %1)

If you now go to the windows explorer and browse to a folder and right click you will see an option Command Prompt. Selecting that option will open up a command prompt window with the default folder as the one selected in windows explorer.

Note that editing the registry can seriously damage your health! Always back up your registry before editing.
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fsze88Author Commented:
Hello,
Yes, Powertoy was installed before and also regediting was done too.
Yes, I can open command prompt from selecting one of folder from file explorer (windows explorer)...
But, My question is, open command prompt from file explorer (windows explorer) like image commandprompt.JPG.
Not open command prompt from a folder from file explorer

I hope this question is clear...

from the page http://www.petri.co.il/images/cmdhere.jpg,  Error 404 - Not Found
I hope you can help me, any idea?
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UK_AndyCommented:
Oh I see what you are asking, not sure there is a way of drilling down that far as if the cmd from a file you excute that file and for that reason I do not think it is possible.  I may be wrong!!!
It could be just a case of adding the reg setting that one step further if you know what I mean... Sorry I can not help you more
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fsze88Author Commented:
UK_Andy,
please understand, not from a file.. I means somewhere in file explorer (window explorer) and same path of file explorer (window explorer)
the command prompt appear on the drop down list
please don't to sad, I will make you surprise later on..
But still looking for someone could help ^.^
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theProfessaCommented:
Fsze88,

Sorry for misunderstanding your question the first time around.  I was able to find a solution for you called Open Command Prompt Shell Extension:
http://www.ktechcomputing.com/cmdopen/

If you look at the notes it states:
How is this different from Microsoft's Open Command Window Here PowerToy?

The Open Command Prompt Shell Extension was created primarily to address the shortcomings of the Open Command Window Here PowerToy. Improvements include:

1. The ability to open a command prompt in the directory that you are currently in by right-clicking on any empty screen space in the directory. This eliminates the need to navigate up a level in order to open a command prompt in the current
2. Support for opening command prompts with UNC paths (directories on network shares).
3. Support for multiple languages.

Please remember to uninstall the Microsoft Power Toy.

Hopefully this helps!
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fsze88Author Commented:
I am extramely appreciate
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theProfessaCommented:
I'm glad I could be of assistance, and thank you for the points!
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fsze88Author Commented:
I hope both of you are happiness
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