Here is a quick tip for Windows Vista users. If you happened to use Command Prompt quite often and you don’t want to have any desktop shortcut or mess up your quick launch toolbar this tip is for you.
[Windows Vista command prompt]
So, How to Launch Command Prompt Right from Your Desktop?
Fairly easy! Just press (and hold) your Shift key and right click anywhere on your desktop.
Note: This actually works inside folders or on any folder as well. The current location of the Command Prompt will depend on where you open it.