Open Explorer in the current Windows command line directory

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

windows browser tipsUse the below start command to open Windows Explorer window for the current directory you're viewing in the Windows command line. For example, if you were in the C:\Windows> directory, typing in the below command would open the Windows folder in Windows Explorer.

start .

Bonus tip: The period is for the current directory, if you were to type in two periods "start .." it would open the parent directory.

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