Open Explorer in the current Windows command line directory

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
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Use 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 command below would open the Windows folder in Windows Explorer.

start .

The period is for the current directory. If you were to type in two periods after start (i.e., "start .."), it would open the parent directory.

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