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Ben McCann

Co-founder at Connectifier.
ex-Googler. CMU alum.

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Windows

Opening a Windows Command Prompt in Windows Explorer

07/30/2008

If you’ve ever used Linux and gotten used to having a command prompt, then going back to the Windows command line is a difficult and frustrating change.  Luckily, there’s an amazing program called PowerShell that can alleviate your stress. To open a command prompt in any directory in Windows Explorer, follow these steps to add Read More

Open Windows Explorer to New Default Directory

07/27/2008

To get Windows Explorer to open to a default directory, you can create a new shortcut and modify the path. For example, the following shortcut path will open a directory of documents on a shared drive using Explorer instead of the normal window: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,S:\Documents