Root Command Prompt Hint

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  1. Rossco_Pee

    Rossco_Pee Well-Known Member
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    It seems that many people are having trouble navigating to the correct command prompt to do the recovery step of the root process. If you press (Shift + right click mouse) you can select to open a command prompt in that directory. I'm sure many of you know this, but I found it very helpful when rooting my Eris.
     

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  2. cornbreadfarts

    cornbreadfarts Well-Known Member
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    actually did not know that. thanks!
     
  3. MJL

    MJL Well-Known Member
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    Still doesnt work for me. Maybe I'm not doing it right. Do I open my computer, nav to the tools folder and hold shift + right mouse click on the folder in the tree on the left? I get a bunch of options but no open cmd.
     
  4. Murphy

    Murphy Well-Known Member
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    If you are on Windows and install this Microsoft Power Toy it gives you an added item in your right-click menu called "Open Command Window Here".
    I have it installed. Very helpful!!!

    CmdHerePowertoySetup
     
  5. Rossco_Pee

    Rossco_Pee Well-Known Member
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    The option will read "Open command window here." I am using Windows Vista (not sure if that makes a difference).
     
  6. MJL

    MJL Well-Known Member
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    Yeah I'm running XP still so maybe that's why it doesn't work for me. Not a big deal. It takes me seconds to open cmd and nav to tools folder.

    Sent from my Aloysius Eris with tapatalk.
     
  7. txarsoncop

    txarsoncop Member
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    TEXAS baby!
    Just double-checked this, it's a nifty Vista shortcut! Who knew, something actually handy?!?!

    For XP and older OS users I highly recommend PowerToys. Originally developed by former employees of the Gates empire, but not officially supported of course. Very handy tools for the novice and advanced user alike.

    Things may have changed I haven't checked into availability for Vista yet.

    bill
     

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