Monday, 1 June 2009

Auto-complete cmd in Windows (like in bash)

Mostly for Win-XP: It is really handy to have an auto-complete with standard windows shell, cmd. Surprise: it works! The default expand sequence is Ctrl-F.

To change it to more popular tab, open (win-R) regedit and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Command Processor, change CompletionChar and PathCompletionChar to 9.

That's it.

Open your cmd window again and enjoy.

The more detailed description you cand find at