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Never seen this before - My vista cmd shell started displaying everything in yellow and outputs the following as soon as I start it:

Setting SDK relative to C:/Program Files/Microsoft SDK/Windows/v6.1
Targeting Windows Server 2008 x86 DEBUG

Any clue of why this could be happening and how do I go back to normal?

I thought might've run a bat file that might've wiped my classpath ... but I checked my classpath and it seems to be fine - also I suspect the problem might be totally unrelated.

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Check the shortcut your using to run your cmd shell. (start, and search for simply 'cmd')

If you have the Microsoft developer tools installed, it adds a command shell entry to your start menu that initializes the environment to build software.

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looks like you're right --> C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /E:ON /V:ON /T:0E /K "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.1\Bin\SetEnv.Cmd" – JohnIdol Feb 21 '10 at 1:17

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