Open any Folder on C Drive from run prompt in vista and xp

April 6, 20082 Comments
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Recently just by chance when, I was normally writing some new articles for troublefixers.com.

I opened run prompt to to test something, but accidentally make a typo by typing \ (backward slash) in run. I get a list of all the folders in the root directory which I can select to open just by pressing up and down arrow key (as shown in the image below).

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This small windows tip applies to both windows XP and Vista can be very productive at times.

Tip: You can also read about our previous tip on run prompt on How To Run Your Favourite Software’s and Songs Directly From Run

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  1. Avinash Sonee says:

    It works for other drives too. like u type d, e, etc. cool tip !!

  2. Deyaa Addeen Fahmy Shedeed says:

    It is new, thank you.

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