How to Open Windows PowerShell in a Folder

A Shortcut to Open Windows Powershell

There's a misconception we've come across that Windows PowerShell is the same as Windows Command Prompt. News flash: it isn't. Windows Powershell might seem similar to the CMD, but it's actually a lot more versatile. Where Command Prompt lacks, Windows PowerShell steps up. Within PowerShell, you can use the scripting language built on .NET to automate any task you see fit, and do a whole lot more too.

How to Open PowerShell Within a Folder

Gone are the days when you need to use cd to jump through 10 directories to get to wherever you need to be. All you need to do now is open up File Explorer at the folder you want to open PowerShell within and type powershell into the address bar:

Using the powershell shortcut to open PowerShell within a folder