Williams says that the hack, included just below, makes the system look like Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 which will continue to receive updated until April 9, 2019.
To apply the hack, create a text file with a extension and the contents below: The screen capture is from our own tests, which appear to work.
It makes these changes available to Windows users through the Windows Update feature.
These updates can be massive, especially if service pack 3 is not installed yet.
The Open Command Window Here functionality is affected if you set the Command Processor Autorun value as described earlier in this article.
With this key enabled, in addition, you cannot right click on the desktop to get a context menu. Almost all Windows NT registry hacks work for Windows 2000 and Windows XP. When you create the Explorer key under Policies, you will be prompted for a class.
To view the entire list of arguments supported by CMD. To execute more than one command automatically at Command Prompt startup, type the commands in a Notepad document and save as a . Then, type the full path to the batch file in the Autorun field in the registry.
Sample Batch file: Open Command Window Here Power Toy adds an Open Command Window Here context menu option on file system folders, giving you a quick way to open a command window (cmd.exe) pointing at the selected folder.