Thursday, September 19, 2019

How to Get a Good Old Command Prompt from Windows Explorer in the latest Windows 10

Remember the ol' shift-click in Windows Explorer trick to open a command prompt from a folder?

Windows 10 since version 1803 (?) helpfully offers to open a Powershell prompt instead:

Which is great, if I want Powershell, which I don't. Apparently there's no way to revert or override this helpful 'feature', so I went around the side door - I shift-clicked to open Powershell, then typed "cmd" at the Powershell prompt, et voila, I get a good old command prompt in the folder:

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