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Shortcut to command prompt pointing to specific folder

My command line shortcut defaults to C:\Users\Username. I would like to be able to create a shortcut that when launched will default to something like C:\Path\To\Visual Studio 2010\Projects so I can save myself some keystrokes when I need to issue some mercurial commands.

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@techie007 Wow, that was so easy I feel kind of silly. Thanks for the link. –  Pete Apr 27 '11 at 18:29
No problem. The 'related' list on the right helped me find it. ;) –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Apr 27 '11 at 18:41

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You can use the doskey command, have a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DOSKey

In your case, this might do the trick:

doskey gotoprojects="cd C:\Path\To\Visual Studio 2010\Projects"

(haven't tried out myself, don't have a Windows pc available ATM)

Next, you can use the gotoprojects command.

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