Add Command prompt in VS 2008 Express Edition manually

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Published on 2010-01-18T06:57:09Z Indexed on 2010/04/24 17:23 UTC
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Hi all, To add the Command prompt in VS 2008 express edition, i have done the following steps: Tools->ExternalTools->Click on Add-> Then I have entered the following information.

Title: Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt

Command: cmd.exe

Arguments: %comspec% /k ""C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\vcvarsall.bat"" x86

Initial Directory: $(ProjectDir)

Then OK/Apply:

After this when I went to Tools Menu and click on Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt, command prompt open but got the following error message: '"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\vcvarsall.bat"' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE>

Please somebody help me to fix this problem.. Or somebody teach me freshly how to add command prompt in Tools Menu manually in VS 2008 Express Edition.

Thanks, Kumar

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