Beginning in Windows 8, command line task scheduling should instead be completed with the schtasks command. Defrag The defrag command is used to a drive you specify. In such cases you have to open an elevated command prompt window. Checknetisolation The checknetisolation command is used to test apps that require network capabilities. Find The find command is used to search for a specified text string in one or more files. The dir command also displays other important information like the hard drive's , the total number of files listed, their combined size, the total amount of , and more.
To access this screen, you can either log out, reboot your computer, or press the Ctrl+ Alt+ Delete keys a the same time. Logoff The logoff command is used to terminate a session. Run as administrator a Command Prompt shortcut 6. Clip The clip command is used to redirect the output from any command to the clipboard in Windows. There, you can find a shortcut for the Command Prompt. Tracerpt The tracerpt command is used to process event trace logs or real-time data from instrumented event trace providers. These are all the ways we know for launching Command Prompt in Windows 10, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Logman The logman command is used to create and manage Event Trace Session and Performance logs. The extrac32 command is available in all versions of Windows. You can set the text to wrap around to the next line precisely so you can more easily read the entire command. Cacls The cacls command is used to display or change access control lists of files. Chkntfs The chkntfs command is used to configure or display the checking of the disk drive during the Windows boot process.
Do you want fewer cables on your desk and prefer using a wireless keyboard and mouse? Run Command Prompt as Administrator In Windows 7, follow these steps: Type cmd in Start search. The wevtutil command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. Comp The comp command is used to compare the contents of two files or sets of files. Chdir The chdir command is used to display the drive letter and folder that you are currently in. Pentnt The pentnt command is used to detect floating point division errors in the Intel Pentium chip. The diskraid command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. The bcdboot command is available in Windows 8 and Windows 7.
Optionally, you can call the Windows X menu in Windows 10 via right-clicking on the Windows logo! Irftp The irftp command is used to transmit files over an infrared link. From the Properties window, you can click on the Options menu to vary the size of the cursor, control how many commands can hang out in the memory buffer at once, and turn a variety of settings on and off. And you can play with it if you want to feel like an old school hacker person. Openfiles The openfiles command is used to display and disconnect open files and folders on a system. Diskcomp The diskcomp command is used to compare the contents of two floppy disks.
Chglogon The chglogon command enables, disables, or drains terminal server session logins. Ftp The ftp command can be used to transfer files to and from another computer. Fondue The fondue command, short for Features on Demand User Experience Tool, is used to install any of the several optional Windows features from the command line. The chgusr command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. The irftp command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. Cd The cd command is the shorthand version of the chdir command. This mode is especially useful when you are trying to remove a computer infection that loads their own program instead of the normal desktop.
The wbadmin command replaced the ntbackup command beginning in Windows Vista. Things will go back to normal as soon as you start Windows 10 normally. Esentutl The esentutl command is used to manage Extensible Storage Engine databases. Hwrcomp The hwrcomp command is used to compile custom dictionaries for handwriting recognition. The robocopy command is superior to both the copy command and the xcopy command because robocopy supports many more options. Tlntadmn The tlntadmn command is used to administer a local or remote computer running Telnet Server. Microsoft removed their native NetWare client beginning in Windows Vista, removing the associated ipxroute command as well.
The winrm command is available in Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. The del command is the same as the erase command. The bcdedit command replaced the bootcfg command beginning in Windows Vista. The lpq command is available in all versions of Windows. The fondue command is available in Windows 8. The edit command is not available in 64-bit versions of Windows. The information about the correct keys to get this done is present somewhere on the boot device configuration screen itself.