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Top Awesome Command Prompt (cmd) Every Administrator Should know

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Written by Pankaj Rawat

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Note: It’s important to know that the commands in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP are called CMD commands or Command Prompt commands, and the commands in Windows 98/95 and MS-DOS are called DOS commands.

 

We all have used CMD ones.If not so at least we are familiar with the terms of CMD(command prompt) and DOS.Now we will see ” Top Awesome Command Prompt (cmd) Every Administrator Should know “.

 

HIDE A FOLDER WITH CMD


We can hide folders by checking hidden property.But that will change up if somebody change view option.But , CMD makes it completely hidden.IN CMD navigate to the folder which you wish to hide.Type”Attrib +h +s +r <NAME OF THE FILE>” and to unhide it type”Attrib -h -s -r <NAME OF THE FILE>”.

hide folder

 

 

LIST ALL THE INSTALLED PROGRAMS IN PC WITH CMD


Type” wmic product get name ”.After some time the list of the programs will appear that are installed on your PC.If you wish to uninstalled the program from the list appears type” wmic product where “ name like'<NAME OF APP>’ ” call uninstall /nointeractive” . This is not cool as it is sees.

names of programs with cmd

 

 

WIFI HOT SPOT WITH CMD 


If you can create a WiFi hotspot on your windows PC .So, that you can connect other devices with your laptop or PC.Type”netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=HotspotName key=Password”.Now you have a wifi hotspot on your computer.To turn it on type”netsh wlan start hostednetwork” and to turn it off ,type”netsh wlan stop host”.

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BONUS FOR YOU 😉

 

Watch Starwar Movie


Do you want to watch Starwars movie ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) version, just type in command prompt window CMD > towel.blinkenlights.nl > wait for a minute and enjoy that’s it but make sure your pc has enabled telnet feature, Enable Telnet by following these steps: Start >Control Panel>Programs And Features>Turn Windows features on or off>Check Telnet Client>Hit OK and wait, After that you can start Telnet via Command Prompt and enjoy Starwars Movie…….

Starwars in cmd

 

 

Use Function Keys

You can also use function keys (F1, F2, F3, etc.)

F1: Pastes per character last used command

F2: Pastes last used command only to a specified command character

F3: Pastes Last used command

F4: Delete command only to a specified command character

F5: Pastes last used command without cycling

F6: Pastes ^Z

F7: Provides a list of already used commands (selectable)

F:8 Pastes cyclable used commands

F9: Will let you paste command from the list of recently used commands

 

These Awesome Commands Make you computer Master in just 1 day…..

 

 

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