Though there is lesser usage of Command prompt ,I had already written few tips on Command prompt ,Command prompt will be very useful in troubleshooting aspects as well.It will be nice if we can open command prompt from right click menu it self.
There are three freeware utilities I came across two are from open source and other from Microsoft.I recommend to install Open command prompt shell extension first and then remaining ones so that we can access all three without any conflicts..
Open Command prompt shell extension adds Open command prompt to the right click menu(context menu),makes it easy to open the command prompt .
You can install this open Command prompt shell extension from here .
BackgroundCMD adds command prompt to right click menu and we can open command prompt from there.
Microsoft’s power toy Open Command Window here also adds to right click menu to open command window from system folders.
Open command prompt shell extension,BackgroundCMD and Microsoft’s power toy Open command Windows from here together makes us easy to open command prompt from either system folders or from the right click menu.
Summary :You can choose any one to keep on right click menu as all three can uninstalled from add\remove programs list.
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