How to create a new action for the MS-Windows Explorer context sensitive menu which will open a DOS session in the folder of your choice in MS- Windows versions prior to Win-7.
In all versions of MS-Windows you can open a command line this way:
In MS-Windows 7 you can open a CMD (DOS) command line in a selected folder by right-clicking the folder in Windows Explorer and left-clicking "Open Command Window Here" on the context-sensitive menu.
In MS-Windows versions prior to Win 7 there is also a way to open a DOS session command line in a folder selected in Windows Explorer.
Follow the steps below to create an "Open in DOS" action on the Windows Explorer context-sensitive menu.
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To use this method, right-click on any folder in Windows Explorer and then click on Open in DOS in the context-sensitive menu. Your DOS session command line will open in the selected folder.