How to enable or disable the command prompt extension

Step-by-step instructions for enabling or disabling the command prompt in Windows 2000.

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To enable or disable the command prompt extension in Windows 2000:

  1. Click Start -> Run -> Regedit.

  2. Next, select HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Command Processor.

  3. Now double click on the EnableExtensions.

  4. Set the value to 1 (to enable the extensions) or to 0 (to disable the extensions).

This was last published in March 2003

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