Since the last Windows update (2013/11/12), this doesn't work anymore on Windows 7 64bit:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

@="Open cmd here"


Any idea why?

The two REG_EXPAND_SZ are:



%ComSpec%  /k pushd "%1"

The icon doesn't show any more, the "open cmd here" text is replaced by "cmd" in the right-click menu, and when clicked, Windows complains that no program is associated with this task.

  • Works ok here. What do you get when you open a cmd and type set comspec? – Rik Sep 13 '13 at 7:35
  • It should point to a valid cmd.exe (like ComSpec=C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe). – Rik Sep 13 '13 at 7:35
  • The comspec is valid, and today it works. – John Doe Sep 14 '13 at 5:40

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