Every time I run the Command Prompt on my machine (Windows 7 Professional, 64bit), the default message tells me on which folder my commands are active, as the CLI has "sent" me there:
the problem is that I don't want to be directed every single time on my
First of all, it's dangerous to a non-expert user like me, because in my ignorance I may press and enter the command
format by mistake; and second of all, I don't examine or edit files or folders inside it very much.
Since I made a partition on my HD, I created a document storage
D:\> drive that contains all of the non-executable programs or connections; and I'd appreciate if the Command Prompt will be able to redirect by default on that disk.
After some research I found some sort of workaround: creating a desktop shortcut (renamed
CLI~DOS) and setting the
start in: option to
D:\; at the end it worked:
but I'd like to know if there is a way (non hacking esoteric RegEdit messing up) that allows me safely to change my default starting folder to
D:\> without creating other shortcuts.
If it doesn't exist, is it correct to have more than one shortcut of the Command Prompt?