Configure Windows 10 Command Prompt Start

Start the command prompt in a specific folder

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The following tip is more for professionals / admins who often work or have to configure the Windows system. The point here is that Windows opens the user folder / user folder by default when opening the command prompt (cmd.exe) - ends up. Then you have to laboriously work with cd .. cd .. or cd \. 


The following tip creates a link which opens the command prompt by double-clicking and you are immediately in the folder where the hosts file is located.

To do this, simply right-click on NEW> Shortcut on the desktop

Copy the following line into the storage location.

C: \ Windows \ System32 \ cmd.exe / k pushd c: \ Windows \ System32 \ drivers \ etc \


 etc folder

etc folder

In which folder the command prompt ends up can be easily changed by adjusting the path at the end.



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