Open Powershell From Here

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Introduction: Open Powershell From Here

This instructable will teach you how to add a context menu option that will open PowerShell from your current location.

Step 1: Open Powershell As Administrator

Open an elevated powershell

Step 2: Paste Code

Run the following code in your elevated PowerShell window.


$menu = 'Open Windows PowerShell Here as Administrator'

$command = "$PSHOME\powershell.exe -NoExit -Command ""Set-Location '%V'"""

'directory', 'directory\background', 'drive' | ForEach-Object { New-Item -Path "Registry::HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\$_\shell" -Name runas\command -Force | Set-ItemProperty -Name '(default)' -Value $command -PassThru | Set-ItemProperty -Path {$_.PSParentPath} -Name '(default)' -Value $menu -PassThru | Set-ItemProperty -Name HasLUAShield -Value '' }

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holding shift and right clicking also achieves this

Thanks for sharing :)