So I've bought a Win10 laptop and I find myself using the command prompt frequently - in different folders. At first, I just put 1-line batch scripts everywhere to start the Prompt in that folder, but it was repetetive and not really worth it too much.

I remember (perhaps falsely) that I could right-click on a folder and an option "Open Command Prompt in This Folder" would appear. Is there a way to have that available in Windows 10?

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    The option is still there. You just have to hold shift while you right click on a folder. Alternatively, you can try the answers here – pun Nov 26 '15 at 19:23

According to the tutorial on http://www.winbeta.org/news/open-command-prompt-specific-windows-10-file-directory, you can just open the directory you want through Explorer, then in the File dropdown menu you'll find an option to open a command window in that location.

From the comments, you should also be able to Shift + Right Click a directory icon, and will see the option "Open command window here".

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  • This should be on every Windows help page. Thanks so much! – Lawful Lazy Nov 26 '15 at 19:34

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