Open in old CMD in the context menu


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Hi, I use Windows Terminal as the default app for scripts, but it often happens that certain scripts, especially old ones, don't work well with the new terminal. Is it possible to add "Open script in old CMD" to the Windows 11 context menu? The contextual menu I refer to is the classic Windows one, not the new fluent one.
 

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Windows Terminal is just a interface batch scripts still interpreted by cmd.exe.
 

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Yes I know, I intend to open some scripts in the old cmd.exe interface with Windows Terminal by default
 

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There is only way to do that you will need to uninstall Terminal.
 

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Hello, :)

You could do either or all of these actions below.

1) Set the default terminal to be "Windows Console Host" instead of "Windows Terminal".


2) Change the default profile for Windows Terminal to open to the "Command Prompt" instead of "Windows PowerShell".


3) Use "Open with" to open the file type with "C:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd.exe".

 

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