Command Prompt


To delete the folder my-folder and all the files inside it:

rd my-folder /s

To delete the folder without confirmation, add the /q (quiet) parameter.


To add the option to Open Command Window here to the context menu, download and install CmdHerePowertoySetup.exe from


How to change the font used by Windows Command Prompt

Run regedit, find the key,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Console\TrueTypeFont

…and add the key, 00, with a new String Value of Bitstream Vera Sans Mono:


…to add more fonts, add another 0 to the key each time e.g. 000, Consolas


  • You will need to re-boot the workstation before you can use the new font.

  • For details on how to download the Consolas font, Fonts.