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Add "Open Command Prompt" to the Right Click Menu
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I have found that amongst Windows XP users, One of the least used tools, is the Right Click. Personally, if I cant right click on something, I almost feel as though my computer browsing has been crippled. To add the ability to open a command prompt from the right click menu, follow this guide.

Disclaimer: Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. Modify the registry at your own risk, Every effort has been made to ensure that registry edit instructions are correct and safe. MyPCHell cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your system by using this guide.



Note: Click on any image for a larger view of that particular image.

Before beginning this guide, please do this



Click backupreg_01.jpg



then backupreg_02.jpg



Type regedit then click backupreg_03.jpg



backupreg_04

Navigate to the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Folder\Shell

On the left side, right click on the Shell Folder and select New then Key, and name the key Command Prompt



righclickcommandprompt_01.jpg

Now, click on the new created key and then on the right side, double click on Default and give it a value of Open Command Prompt



righclickcommandprompt_02.jpg

Now, on the left side, right click on the Command Prompt Key (the one you just created) and select New then Key, and name the key Command.



righclickcommandprompt_03.jpg

Now, click on the new created key and then on the right side, double click on Default and give it a value of Cmd.exe /k pushd %L



righclickcommandprompt_04.jpg

Reboot your computer.



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