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Question: Command the power of the command line

I came across this (hopefully) helpful article about command line basics.

Speaking UNIX: Command the power of the command line

Learn the basics of the UNIX shell and discover how you can use the command line to combine a finite set of UNIX utilities into data transforms.

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Answer: Command the power of the command line

Good stuff, but then there's something wrong with his verbatim copy of a directory... You should add the p option to the tar extraction command, in order to preserve file attributes (ctime, mtime, atime, owner, group) - ie, tar xpvf and not tar xvf.

I use this regularly in order to make verbatim copies of a directory:

(cd /path/to/src/dir && tar cf - .)|(cd /path/to/dst/dir && tar xpvf -)

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I came across this (hopefully) helpful article about command line basics.

Speaking UNIX: Command the power of the command line

Learn the basics of the UNIX shell and discover how you can use the command line to combine a finite set of UNIX utilities into data transforms.
 

Answer:Command the power of the command line

Good stuff, but then there's something wrong with his verbatim copy of a directory... You should add the p option to the tar extraction command, in order to preserve file attributes (ctime, mtime, atime, owner, group) - ie, tar xpvf and not tar xvf.

I use this regularly in order to make verbatim copies of a directory:

(cd /path/to/src/dir && tar cf - .)|(cd /path/to/dst/dir && tar xpvf -)
 

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I want to hide this. I'm running a python progam (if that matters) and it always has that open on my taskbar. I want to hide it. I don't care where it goes or how much time it takes, I just want to hide it. So I never have to deal with it. Maybe make it a system process or something? I don't know.
 

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Anybody know the command to copy a disk? Like Linux = cp /dev/sda /dev/sdb , or dd xyz -> xyx

What's the Windows command line syntax for this copy task?
 

Answer:Command line to clone disk? COMMAND line; NOT 3rd party app.

No. Don't believe that is built in. The latest Windows versions have imaging software built in with a GUI.

Or, DD For Windows

Free system imaging/backup software:

Macrium Reflect (Free)
O&O Disk Image Express
Comodo Time Machine
Clonezilla Live (A bootable CD of Debian with Clonezilla.)
Paragon Backup & Recovery
Drive Image XML
PING (Partimage is not Ghost)
Partition Saving
Clonezilla
 

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Hi everyone, what is the commmand for command prompt to stop a process? What i would like to do is make a shortcut to stop the KBD.exe process. The reason for that is when someone in my family puts a disk in, plays a game, and sometimes when they take the disk out it complains about there being no disk in the drive. The only way to shut it up is to end the process in the task manager and click cancel on the window. This way is a little to complicated for some of the memebers of my family and i would like to be able to just create a shortcut for it.

Answer:Whats the command line command to stop a process?

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Originally Posted by djw2009913


Hi everyone, what is the commmand for command prompt to stop a process? What i would like to do is make a shortcut to stop the KBD.exe process. The reason for that is when someone in my family puts a disk in, plays a game, and sometimes when they take the disk out it complains about there being no disk in the drive. The only way to shut it up is to end the process in the task manager and click cancel on the window. This way is a little to complicated for some of the memebers of my family and i would like to be able to just create a shortcut for it.




Click on Start, then run
type in cmd to get to command prompt
type in taskkill /f kbd.exe

The forward slash /f forces it to kill the process.
Here is link for some examples

http://www.tech-recipes.com/windows_tips446.html

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Hello,

I'm trying to split a .flv file by using flvparse, which is a Windows-only, command-line interface tool. I did get through to the directory by following instructions posted on another forum, however, command prompt doesn't seem to recognize the the .exe file. I'm an absolute novice at this, any help would be really appreciated!

Attaching a CP s/s, and here are the instructions I'm trying to follow (copy pasted from the forum)

FLVPARSER

For trimming the beginning and/or ending of videos, you can use FLVParser (http://dev2.avacast.com/FLVparser.zip ).
FLVParser is a Windows-only, command-line interface tool. After you unzip it, move its folder to C:\ for ease of use. Also for ease of use, copy/move the .flv file you wish to edit into the FLVParse folder.
To make edits, you need to know the in and out points where you want the edits. Use FLVPlayer to find these points. FLVPLayer only lists times in total number of seconds, not HH:MM:SS, but don't worry, FLVParser can handle that. In the FLVParse directory create a new blank text file called: CuePointFile.dat
This is the file FLVParser uses to edit from. Open it in NotePad, and enter the in point and out point, separated by a single blank space, like so: 2525 5150
Save, and close the file. Open up the command line interface and go to the FLVParse directory: cd C:\FLVParse
In the command line, enter this to edit the flv:
flvparse.exe FileToSplit.flv CuePointFile.dat
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Answer:Command Prompt doesnt seem to recognize the command line!!

You are using the basic cmd, try in elevated mode
Elevated Command Prompt - Windows 7 Forums

However looking at you screen shot, you may have to check the command over carefully. There does appear to be an error in the command. With my eyes, it is difficult at times to pick out the subtle shades of difference.

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i want start a Run a scheduled task via command line like this:

Code:

%SystemRoot%\system32\taskschd.msc /Run /TN "RegIdleBackup"
when i run the cmd in the prompt as admin the shedular task GUI pop up but the task not start.

Is there a solution?

Is the problem related to windows 10 ?

Answer:Run a scheduled task via command line via command line

Hi, assuming you want to set up a scheduled registry backup, why not take advantage of this free tool, which also offers various repairs?

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Hello all, what command would I run to set JUST the secondary DNS on clients machine, and nothing else? I appreciate the help! :)

Answer:[SOLVED] What is the command line command to set up secondary DNS?

:) Anyone have any idea? Maybe this can be moved to the 2003 server forum?

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I have created a manuals package. The package has a main file that everything else is linked to. I can create a self extracting exe program from pkzip application. What I don't know how to do is have the program create a shortcut to the main file from this program. If it is not possible to do this with pkzip then what application will do this.i.e. I want to have something say "Would you like to create a shortcut to Manuals or your desktop?" in the or any file extraction application.Thank youRJT

Answer:How to create self extracting command line command

You can create a WinScript file (.vbs extension)Example:set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")         strDesktop = WshShell.SpecialFolders("Desktop")         set oShellLink = WshShell.CreateShortcut(strDesktop & "\Shortcut Script.lnk")         oShellLink.TargetPath = WScript.ScriptFullName         oShellLink.WindowStyle = 1         oShellLink.Hotkey = "CTRL+SHIFT+F"         oShellLink.IconLocation = "notepad.exe, 0"         oShellLink.Description = "Shortcut Script"         oShellLink.WorkingDirectory = strDesktop         oShellLink.SaveYou'll have to change the parameters for your own situation. Good Luck!

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If I use the power icon and thenclick sleep my backup software will wake up my computer and backup run myschedule.
If I use any of the followingcommand lines, the software cannot wake my computer, I have ran ?powercfg/h /off? at C:\windows\system32 in Powershell as administrator
Does anyone know of a bettercommand to put the computer to sleep?
%windir%\System32\rundll32.exepowrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Standby
%windir%\System32\rundll32.exepowrprof.dll, SetSuspendState Standby
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exePowrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Sleep 0,1,0
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe Powrprof.dll, SetSuspendStateSleep 0,1,0
Doyou know of a better command to put the computer to sleep

I downloaded psshutdown
C:\Windows\psshutdown.exe -d -t xx xx= number of sec till sleep

Answer:Win 10 home 64 bit command line Sleep command

JimO said:

If I use the power icon and thenclick sleep my backup software will wake up my computer and backup run myschedule.
If I use any of the followingcommand lines, the software cannot wake my computer, I have ran?powercfg/h /off? at C:\windows\system32 in Powershell as administrator
Does anyone know of a bettercommand to put the computer to sleep?
%windir%\System32\rundll32.exepowrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Standby
%windir%\System32\rundll32.exepowrprof.dll, SetSuspendState Standby
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exePowrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Sleep 0,1,0
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe Powrprof.dll, SetSuspendStateSleep 0,1,0
Doyou know of a better command to put the computer to sleep



The first one simply turns Hibernation off, disables Fast Startup, and deletes the system file hiberfil.sys. I'm not aware of connection with Sleep or waking up on a trigger. I have these settings, as stated, on my machine, and I can still put it to sleep and wake it up. I'm not familiar with the last four at all, although sleep states are usually (I think) set in the BIOS. Whatever is set there is available in the OS. S0-S4, I think. Maybe S5.

A little more info here: NO Hibernation just SLEEP

Also, you might want to check your advanced power plan settings to see if you have enabled wake timers.

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I'm using PM 3.67 on the W520.  Is there a CLI option to switch power plan?

Answer:Is there a command line available to switch power plan?

I don't know for sure.
"powercfg /l" will list all of the registered power plans.
try "powercfg /?" to see if there is an option to switch power plans.  If this is possible, then powercfg is the tool that can do it.  Note that powercfg is a windows tool, not a power manager tool.

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I have found a method from this very site which when this command, "C:\Windows\System32\powercfg.exe /setactive a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a" is attached to a shortcut icon, will change the power plan when i click on the shortcut icon. What I require to do now is somehow issue that very command from the command line, as i ultimately want it a a line in a bat file. However, the command does noting when typed at the command line. Anybody got any ideas as to how to get this to work?

Thanks

Andy

Answer:changing the power options from the command line

Helly Andy,

You almost have it. You would just need to do it without the quotes instead.

C:\Windows\System32\powercfg.exe /setactive a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a

Power Plan - Create Shortcut to Change Power Plan

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Hi everyone,

I was trying to create a scheduled task via command line (schtask.exe) and I want it to run regardless of whether the user is on battery power or on AC power. I created an event and it runs fine on AC power but when I try it on the battery power, it doesn't work. I checked the task in the task scheduler and saw in the condition for my event the following options checked:
- Start the task only if the computer is on AC power
- Stop if the computer switches to battery power

After I create the task via command line, I can't modify the settings. Either way, I MUST only use the command line to create/modify the tasks. Is there any way to modify this variable? Or am I stuck on only having the task run on AC power?

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Answer:Command Line Task Scheduler Power Options

Hello demonzrulaz, welcome to Seven Forums!


Perhaps I'm missing something, why can't you just use the Windows Task Scheduler for this?

Why MUST you use the command-line?

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Hello!

Are there any command line switches for the "Optical Drive Power" - TPSODDCtl.exe software? This software is part of toshiba power saver package. I would like to set it up to turn off my optical drive power on windows startup.

Thanks,
Milos

Answer:Optical Drive Power software command line switch

Hello Milos

I use Toshiba notebook over 10 years now and something like this is not known to me. I think the answer to your question you can get from Toshiba software development department only.
I don't believe you will ever get any info about it.

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I need some help, but probably don't have a full grasp on the problem, so don't really know how to ask for help. I will describe what I have and hopefully, it will help to describe what I want to accomplish.

I have a Linksys router with DD-WRT installed. I am able to SSH/Telnet into the router. I would like to be able to reboot or shutdown my computer remotely from the command line during a Putty/SSH session.

Here is how I make the session connection: In Putty, I enter
the static IP address and port (default is 22) under "Session".
Under "SSH > Tunnels" I enter the "source port" (again, 22)
and "Destination" (ex - 192.168.0.5:3389), then hit "Add", then "Open"

This opens a command line, where I enter "user" and "pwd"
(the defaults are root and admin). I am now connected to my
router and I can use Remote Desktop to get control over my
remote computer (using XP Pro).

My question is: While at the command prompt, is there a
command to reboot or shutdown my remote computer? Is there a list
of other commands that are available here?

BTW, at the command prompt, I can start my remote computer (Wake on LAN) by typing the following command:
/usr/sbin/wol -i 192.168.0.5 MA:CAD:RE:SS:44
(where the last portion is the MAC address)
 

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I want to create a setup whereas a command line command can be run from any directory/folder, without having to be in the directory/folder whereas the command line command resides ?

Answer:Executing command line command anywhere ?

Add the directory the cmd or bat files resides in to the PATH environment variable.





Quote:
To check or modify the system PATH environment variable, do the following:

XP: Right clock on My Computer
Vista, 7: Right click on Computer
Windows 8, 10: Right click on This PC

Select Properties

Vista, 7, 8, 10: Click on Advanced System Properties on the left

On the Advanced tab, click on Environment Variables
Under System Variables, scroll down to Path
Select it then click Edit

An easy way to look at all of it is to right click on the highlighted Variable Value field and select copy, then start Notepad and paste the data into there. That way you can easily look at all of it.

It's also a lot easier to make changes in Notepad then copy and paste the changed data back into the Path Variable Value field.

Click Ok as needed to exit when done

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... display an HTML file in the command prompt?

I know I've seen it before...

You go into command prompt, give the command or commands, and it would display the html file... obviously as text, with some information before it and so forth.

Does anyone know what it is/how to do it? I can't remember where I saw it and I can't remember how to do it...
 

Answer:Command line command to...

type filename.txt or in your case, type filename.html
 

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I want to store >> into a SET variable.

Normally, I would do this:
Code:
SET VARIABLE=>>
However this returns an error.

How can I store >> without using quotation marks?

It needs to be >> in order for my script to work correctly?

Hope you guys can help.

Thanks.
 

Answer:SET command in Command Line

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Somehow the line that you put web sites -- after the http --has disappeared. I'm sure that there's a simple way to get it back but I'm new to WIN XP. Can someone help.
 

Answer:Lost command line -- line with site addresses WinXP

I think you are talking about the address bar in a web browser???

You did not mention what browser you are using. For Internet Explorer 6, right click in any other visible menu bar and then make sure that "Address Bar" is checked in the box that pops up. This may work for other versions of Internet Explorer.
 

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Question: DEL command line

If I have created a new folder on my C: file and named it: "Odd Bods" for example.

Using the DEL Command Prompt in XP, what is the exact syntax to forcibly delete it?

I have tried by opening the Command Prompt and typing in "CD \" then enter to bring up the cursor "C:\>". Then I have typed: "Del /F Odd Bods" and "enter". The message then comes up; "Are you sure? y/n". I then type: "y" and enter, but the folder is not deleted.

Help!
 

Answer:DEL command line

If folder is on desktop:

Start
Run
Enter 'cmd /k' (no quotes)
Enter 'cd\' (will get you the C:\ prompt)
Enter 'cd\Documents and Settings\{your user name}\Desktop'
Enter 'dir /w'


If you can see the item, Enter 'erase [filename]'

del [filename] also works - for a directory (maybe folders too) RD [directory] works


edit: if you do the Start, run, cmd /k thing then type 'help' you'll get a list of the limited MSDOS commands remaining in the poor excuse for DOS XP supports.

For details on those, type, for example, 'help del' and you'll get the possible options.
 

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Question: Command Line Help

Hey, can anyone help me. I am trying to make a File using CMD edit which could dump all the tasks running. I can?t figure the code; I got "tasklist" part but then....
So I am a little lost, :dead: well actually I have no idea what I am doing . And while you are at it, can someone recommend me a program which has all the command lines and what they do. Or even those "click a command" programs (if there is one). Thanks.

(for the :suspiciou "why do I want it" folks, well I would copy the file on my USB disk drive, take it to the cafe down below and see which programs they are running - there is this program which, when I type "Patch" in the internet explorer shuts it down and so I am not able to download all those Quake, Farcry, Doom, Painkiller, Halflife and etc. patches which improve performance and add a little more game play. Then I would make another file which would shutdown those processes. Hope I am not confusing you guys.)
 

Answer:Command Line Help

Easiest way I can think of is to use
tasklist > "directory you want file in"\tasklist.txt
But I'm not sure I understand what you're asking for here. Perhaps you can try to clarify a bit?
 

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Question: command line

is it possible to creat an admin account through a non admin account via command line?

Wolf
 

Answer:command line

Not without admin rights, no.
 

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Question: Command Line

Is there a cmd.exe /switch for ?run as administrator? ?

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Answer:Command Line

  
Quote: Originally Posted by win7clutz


Is there a cmd.exe /switch for ?run as administrator? ?

Thanks-


Not that I'm aware of, but if you click the start orb, type "cmd" (without quotes) then right-click "cmd.exe" in the search results, you can then select "Run as Administrator" (but you already knew that...)

Here is a part of the switches available to CMD.EXE (You can get more by opening a command line window, then type "CMD /?" (without quotes) and pressing <ENTER>:


Code:
C:\Users\Peter Dzomlija>cmd /?
Starts a new instance of the Windows command interpreter
CMD [/A | /U] [/Q] [/D] [/E:ON | /E:OFF] [/F:ON | /F:OFF] [/V:ON | /V:OFF]
[[/S] [/C | /K] string]
/C Carries out the command specified by string and then terminates
/K Carries out the command specified by string but remains
/S Modifies the treatment of string after /C or /K (see below)
/Q Turns echo off
/D Disable execution of AutoRun commands from registry (see below)
/A Causes the output of internal commands to a pipe or file to be ANSI
/U Causes the output of internal commands to a pipe or file to be
Unicode
/T:fg Sets the foreground/background colors (see COLOR /? for more info)
/E:ON Enable command extensions (see below)
/E:OFF Disable command extensions (see below)
/F:ON Enable file and directory name completion characters (see below)
/F:OFF Disable file and... Read more

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Question: command line

Hi Everyone...When I go to my computer and hit start button then the run button and type in 'ipconfig' or 'config' and some times other commands the screen comes up just for a spilt second and then it disappears. Now I have been in my registry trying to tweak my computer using blackviper.com tweak XP. I don't know if this has anything to do with but its the last thing I have done. I not sure when this started either. I run windows XP Pro sp 3 and its running pretty good right now. But something is wrong and I not sure where to start so if this makes any sense to someone I need some advice Please....and thanks tooLeRoyjoeEdit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

Answer:command line

open a command prompt window first
type cmd and then hit enter, and the command prompt window should open and any commands you now type wont disappear

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Question: AOL Command Line?

Foolishly signed up for AOL broadband (out of sheer laziness, I really should have known better!) and have found their online help to be a bit hazy in the area of commandline/batch commands.

What I want to be able to do is exit AOL, confirm my exit, exit AOL communicator (the nearest thing to POP3 that AOL offer) and shut down a few other programs I use all at once by means of a batch file.

Any ideas whether this is doable (the batch side of things I'm happy with, just the AOL command line stuff I'm not sure on).

Thanks guys.
 

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Question: DOS Command Line

Hi there-

Just reorganising my Library and for reasons I won't bore you with, need to do some mass amendments to Filenames to get rid of extraneous Info as I'm tight on Space.

So, for instance, I have a Folder (DIRectory) with one hundred PDF, Mobi, RAR, ZIP, CBR and CBZ files in it all with filenames in the following format :-

Henry Rider Haggard (Victorian Novelist, Africa Hand) [Title of Short Story/Novel/Graphic Novel].???

As :-

a) I do happen to know who H Rider Haggard is (having read my first book of his 55 years ago when I was Ten)
b) All the Files are going to go into a Directory (Folder) Entitled "Henry Rider Haggard" (in case I suddenly get struck down with Oldtimer's disease)

then I want to get rid of the words "Henry Rider Haggard (Victorian Novelist, Africa Hand)" which is common to every Filename.

My latest attempt at a Command Line blanket change from within the Folder (Directory) was the DOS command -

REN "Henry Rider Haggard (Victorian Novelist, Africa Hand)"*.??? *.???

I have also tried :-

Using the different extensions (.CBR .ZIP .RAR etc ) to change them 20 or 30 at a time
Using the same Format but *.* instead of *.???
Using no Inverted Commas on the part of the Description that I want to get rid of

Yes, I DO realise that in the time I have spent fiddling about with Command Line and composing this Post I COULD have done the whole thing Manually, BUT I have Sixty Five separate Authors to create Directories (Folders)... Read more

Answer:DOS Command Line

There is no such thing as Dos. Dos went the way of the Dodo bird, after 98 died. You have a Command window, that you can do certain things in. But what you are wanting to do, I am lost. It sounds like you are telling a story, not asking a question.

If you want to change a file name, you do it from Explorer in the Desktop. If you want to edit a file, you do it from what ever program was used to create the file.

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Question: command line

how do you change the messenger startup setting from disabled to automatic through the command line.

Answer:command line

can't. you have to change it to manual in the control panel before you can change it on the cmd line.

services.msc
change setting. Then use cmd for the rest...

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does win xp by default keep a log of command line commands executed?

i'm looking for a list of commands executed during the current windows session, but not the current command.com session (i.e. I closed the command prompt window, but haven't logged out)

also: does win xp keep a log of ftp transfers done by the built-in ftp command line utility?

Thanks much!

MS

Answer:Log Of Command Line?

No to both. I'm unaware of an easy way to do this, preferring to save my sessions with the screen capture utility and pasting it into MSPaint.

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Question: command line

Dear TS,

Currently I am working in access, fine tuning a little database.
In this little proggie I have made a button that directly links to a .bat-file that does nothing but open the folder H:/foto (Dutch)

In that folder are several kinds of criminal offenses.

It works like this for the user:

They click the photo-button, the folder opens and they will find by manual search the picture corresponding to the crime report. the pictures in that folder are ordered in sub-categories for a clear view.

What I'd d like to achieve is that the security-officials ONLY type something like "stepped on no-stepping-on-grass-sign" in a text bar and that they then click the photo-button and the H:/foto/stepped on no-stepping-on-grass-sign folder opens.

I know the idea of typing (part of a) directory and then press a button is just as lame as just viewing a folder that has only 25 sub folders anyway, but it's just what the security-officials want...

Thank you very much for your attention and help,

sincerely,

Meneer Geerts.
 

Answer:command line

I have an idea...don't know if it would work. Make a table in access; query to search the table on the partial name; attribute in the table is the full directory name or even the entire command line string. Put this on a macro that sends the result of the query to the command line?
lika2know
 

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How can I turn something like this:
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\https\DefaultIcon]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,75,00,72,00,\
6c,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,30,00,00,00

into a Reg add command?

I need to turn a series of reg edits into a .bat to run, and am a little confused on how to convert between the two formats.

The original I have is from a .reg edit file, and I need to convert the keys to a .bat/ .cmd

Thanks!
 

Answer:Command Line Reg help

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Question: command line

How do I create a batch file that will execute an exe and have this syntax "omnimm -repository_barcode_scan HP:UHDL-LTO_eilrhmw001" follow through:-e.gecho offstart "C:\program files\omniback\bin\omnimm.exe" omnimm -repository_barcode_scan HP:UHDL-LTO_eilrhmw001What I would like to know is how can the above action be incooperated to the exe file when it is executed?

Answer:command line

combine the line.eg.echo offstart "C:\Program Files\omniback\bin\omnimm.exe -repository_barcode_scan HP:UHDL-LTO_eilrhmw001"that should be what you need (tested on XP SP2, works for me)

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Ok short version first

I need to find a way to put the output of one program into the command line of another.

Dates.exe -> 6-3-2005
Zip %dates%.zip *.html
output into 6-3-2005.zip
is basicly what I want to do

If that doesn't make sence heres the long version

I have a stat program that generates html files, now in order to sort them I want to use the date as a filename for the zip file. So I have a date program that outputs the right format and a command line archive utility(zip program). .... MY Problem is I can't figure out how to set a variable from a txt file or output of the Date program, or use the output of the Date program in the command line of the zip program.

If anyonw can help please do.

Answer:Need some command line help

anyone?

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How do we check if IE has finished downloading a file through command line..?

Answer:IE 6 Command line help

Start>Search>Name of File. Most downloads tell you when they're finished and if you need to manually install.

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Question: Command Line

I am using Remote Destop Connection through Terminal Server for my stores to log into our point of sale, Which is on a Windows 2003 Server. Under the user accounts, it says I can have TS automatically open a specific program when they log in, but I have to enter that programs command line. How do I find what the command line for that progrram is?

Our pos also has an email client built in which can scan files with antivirus software. I need to find the command line for Norton AV too.
 

Answer:Command Line

I would think they are talking about the path to the file.

c:\Program Files\etc.....
 

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I was given a laptop to try an repair. None of the applications would open, it either asked how you want to open it or say no application found. After several tries I was able to do a virus scan. Couple Trojans and virus. Still no change in laptop. I googled the question and found someone asking a question with similar problem & was told to download this scan. I figured I had nothing to lose the laptop wasn't working so I outsmarted the virus & downloaded the program... After downloading, it needed to reboot. but before I allowed it to reboot I noticed the applications suddenly working... Rebooted & scanned. Its came up with 4 Trojans, 4 viruses & over 200 accounts of spyware. To remove them was $40 with $30 mail in rebate... My friend suggested that what I had downloaded was one of those scams that give you the Trojan & make you think they are getting rid of it for a price. They suggested I do a killdisk to wipe out the HDD and reinstall the OS.
Killdisk worked, it says I need to do a FDISK & FORMAT before I can download the new OS. I can't figure out how to do that. I get a blank black screen with a curser but it won't take any code. I have tried downloading the OS (windows XP) and it says it can't find any hard disk drives.

What am I doing wrong?
 

Answer:how do you get a command line?

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I recently installed new software that requires adding a command line to allow the software to restart and configure itself at start up. The manufacturer, who hasn't responded to my e-mail gives instructions to automatically load this software already configured by using the "command line". I'm using XP Pro. I believe that it's the last line below that needs to be loaded but my question is how do I so this. Here are the manufacturers instructions.
Usage:
VSPEmulator.exe <config file path> <options>
Config file is a special file with extension ".vspe" that can be created using VSPE "Save as..." command.
Options are additional parameters that can be passed to VSPE to manage its basic behavior.
-minimize : minimize VSPE dialog
-hide_splash : do not show splash window
Example:

Execute VSPE and automatically load configuration file
VSPEmulator.exe c:/config_files/main.vspe

Execute, load configuration file, hide splash and minimize VSPE
VSPEmulator.exe c:/config_files/main.vspe -minimize -hide_splash
 

Answer:How do i use the command line in xp

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Question: Run Command Line

Anybody know the Run command to show ip address' etc on a XP and Vista machine. Cheers all

Answer:Run Command Line

I know that you start with cmd

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Question: Command Line

Do any of you guys know how to restart a network card? (disable/enable) from the command line in windows (particularly windows server 2003). I want to create a batch script to restart this if the server can't connect to something on the internet after a certain time period.

I'm having a problem with a network card just stopping to respond for some reason and the only way I can get it to work again is to restart it that way unless i want to restart the whole server. I had this problem with another server as well. About all I can think of is either the switch is malfunctioning or i'm screwing up some sort of dns issue.
 

Answer:Command Line

wouldn't it make more sense to try and figure out what is causing your problems? Patching things with duct tape won't get you far.
 

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I've been messing around with the ftp program in Windows XP's command prompt, and I've got something odd happening.

I uploaded a copy of AVG to my own website so I wouldn't have to hunt for it and so I could use this ftp program to download it. After giving the "get" command with the file name, the file downloads. But when it's done...if I go to run it, a new command prompt window opens for a split second, shows nothing, and disappears. This has happened on two different PCs now.

If I use a web browser to download the files, it works. I'm not sure what to make out of this. Could I be doing something wrong?
 

Answer:FTP at the command line

Sounds right, FTP is pretty simple. What is the FTP server on the other end that is dishing out the file?
 

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Hi,
Not sure if this is the right place to post this but I wanted to ask a tricky question.

I want to be able to access another PC via telnet (this I can do easily via RADMIN software) which gives the the CMD prompt access.

I then want to be able to launch a Sound file (or similiar) so that the user on the other end just hears whatever sound I have triggered (i.e. it doesn't have to launch WMP or similiar software).

Any ideas on how to do this?

I know it can be done as a clever guy I used to work with set it up and it was quite comical in the office when he was able to trigger cow noises, etc from anyone's PC by remoting in via the backend.

Cheers

Dave

Answer:run exe via command line

I don't know the answer, I just want to subscribe in case someone else does !

I suppose if you could figure out how the default Windows sounds are triggered you could find the command line to run them.

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Question: Command line

I wish to have downloads from the Web transferred directly to a file I have on my desktop. Presently it goes to program files/x86/program name. I wish it to go to my desktop and into "My Downloads". if possible. Can anyone help me accomplish this task? I need the command line. Thank you.

Answer:Command line

Hi Alvin,

First, if you aren't prompted for where to download files, see the following article to make sure that happens: Not Prompted to Specify Download Folder for File.

Second, if you are prompted but don't like where it selects and want it to be a different location (like the folder on your desktop), check out the following article: How to change the default download directory for Internet Explorer | Windows Reference.

I hope this helps.

Good luck!

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Wiondows XP has lost startup files. What is command line to copy all these files back onto machine for startup? And what is the complete set of files needed? thanks.

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Question: command-line log?

does win xp by default keep a log of command line commands executed?

i'm looking for a list of commands executed during the current windows session, but not the current command.com session (i.e. I closed the command prompt window, but haven't logged out)

also: does win xp keep a log of ftp transfers done by the built-in ftp command line utility?

Thanks much!

MS
 

Answer:command-line log?

No log, usually. You would need something like 4NT or PowerCmd to log command actions.
 

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Question: command line

Are there any Windows equivalent commands for the following commands on Linux:

1.to launch a process one after another U type this:

Code:
foo1 && foo2 && foo3 & ...
2.to launch a process with a certain delay U type the following:

Code:
at +5min foo
3.to launch a process from a terminal but only in the background U just type & at the end of command.
 

Answer:command line

"at" is a simple dos command that still exists. type "help at" at the command prompt. Same for the "&&" placeholder (eg. dir && edit lists directory contents and starts the editor after that).
 

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Hi,

I would like to know what is the command for delete files and shortcuts on current user desktop.

Is it del C:\documents and settings\*\local settings\desktop\popup blocker stops popups.lnk?

Using winxp pro. I know it is easlier to use windows explorer but I am doing this for interest.

Thank you.

Answer:Need some help on command line pls.

You are roughly right. When you open the DOS box, it will automatically be logged on the current user's account: C:\Documents and Settings\Account Name\

from there, change to the folder where the file or shortcut is located (for example, type CD Desktop, then press [ENTER]. Then type DEL (name of file or shorcut) and press [ENTER]

For stubborn files which won't delete while Windows is running, open the DOS box then end the EXPLORER.EXE process which quits the Windows shell but leaves the DOS box open for you to issue the DEL command on the stubborn file. When done, bring up the task-manager again (CTRL-ALT-DEL), log-off then log-on to restart the Windows shell.

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Hi Guy's and Girls,

Just first off I've never been too good with CMD and only an Apprentice in my company I work for.

Now something I've wanted to do for awhile was to make the following but I don't necassirealy I know how to do this in one batch file:

I would need a Batch file that is able to read the follow;
Find Current Hard Drive Space and What is used (Dir can do this as far as im aware)
Convert the CMD information Into either a Excel Document or a .txt format.


If anyone could lend me a hand with this that would be great.

P.S the drives I want to make a log of are Server Destinations so i can monitor their disk space daily.

Regards
New Member
Dale

Answer:Command Line - Help

I don't know if this might help. I have a command line program that gives the free space in B KB MB GB using the largest appropriate. It's df.exe for disk free

[C:\Program Files\JPSoft\TCCLE13x64]df /?

df.exe 1.0.9.1 Copyright 2014 favessoft.com

Usage: df [ C D \\Name\Share ]
free disk space in one of B KB MB GB

( Truncated to 3 decimal places. )

example:
[C:\Program Files\JPSoft\TCCLE13x64]df c
383.848 GB Free on c:

If you would like to try it, it is free and may be downloaded from my page here:
Miles Ahead Software

Edit: you can use command line redirection to output to a file.
For example to append the result to test.txt you can do
df c: >>test.txt

Edit2: You may specify more than one drive on the line.
Example:
[C:\Program Files\JPSoft\TCCLE13x64]df c e
383.848 GB Free on c:
65.669 GB Free on e:

[C:\Program Files\JPSoft\TCCLE13x64]

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I run VLC from command line on Windows 7 Pro x64 with this command:
vlc.exe -I telnet --telnet-password=1 dshow:// ":dshow-vdev=none" ":dshow-adev=" ":live-caching=300" ":sout=#transcode{vcodec=none,acodec=mp3,ab=128,channels=2,samplerate=44100}:http{mux=mp3,dst=:8080/}" :no-sout-rtp-sap
:no-sout-standard-sap :sout-keep

It's start and work. I can connect to http://127.0.0.1:8080/ with another VLC and listen audio from my microphone.
But when I run this command from bat-file, VLC start and not work. I cann't connect to http://127.0.0.1:8080/
I can connect to VLC with telnet, but command "get_time" give 0. Another commands give the same output when VLC broadcast audio from microphone correct (info, is_playing, playlist, get_title). When I run VLC from command line it work correct: "get_time"
give correct number of seconds.

When I run this bat-file from command line manualy VLC run and work correct. If I run bat-file I cann't connect to http://127.0.0.1:8080/ but I can connect to VLC with telnet and all commands say that it's playing broadcast audio. Only "get_time"
give 0.

I want run VLC from task manager and then stop it.
I created question on  VideoLan https://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=141468
But I assume problem in Windows command line promt.
Why the same command can give different result in command line and in bat-file? How can I solve this problem?

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Good Morning All,
 
I have been looking for a tutorial on creating a batch file to uninstall a program and remove any registry keys associated with it.
 
For example, we want to uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection v. 12.  I used their suggested approach which is to run msiexec.exe /q/x <product code> from the command line after manually finding the product code in the regedit.  I want to know how to query the registry for the product code (which is under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall), because we have it on 150 workstations and I have only looked at about 25 machines and there are 6 different product uninstall codes so far.
 
I want to query the product code, then run the cmd msiexec.exe /q/x <product code> to uninstall the product.
 
Can anyone help with this scenario or point me to a good tutorial of how to use reg query?
 
Thanks,
Brent

Answer:Using Command Line for Reg Query

REG /QUERY \\MACHINENAME\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
 
Where MACHINENAME is the name of the remote machine.
 
Run REG /QUERY /? for more help and examples.

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It was recently brought to my attention that at times Windows Messenger was secretly running and I never even knew it. I didn't realize this until one day when I was doing computer work offline my Instant Messengers ... a window suddenly popped up in my face ... "hey Dan" ... it was my friend.

I was quite outraged that my computer was secretly online to Windows Messenger without me knowing about it. So I set out to delete Windows Messenger completely off my computer altogether.

So I went to Google and searched. Most of the techniques all wanted to me to open my command line and access strings and such from within there.

Well still to this day I have never been in my own command line because it is malfunctioning.

I click Start ... then Run ... I type CMD ... a black box appears and then dissapears within 1 second. I cannot click on it within that timeframe or else it simply just dissapears faster.

I was told to come here and post my problem because it may be a virus or the remains of a virus infecting the application. So I ran all the scans and downloaded all those programs. I have attached my log below.

However I had only one problem with the 5 steps. Step 2 I believe it is ... running anti-virus scans.

When I would try to click the links ... they would eventually give me an error sign saying essentially that Norton 2005 does not support the "Repair" feature ... and to please uninstall and then reinstall. The moment I'd click OK it ... Read more

Answer:Command-Line Malfunctional

Hello!!!

Apologies on the delay.......

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should 'not' have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below. Also if you have any programs that may prevent system changes (like Spybot's TeaTimer program, Ad-aware's Ad-Watch, and others), make sure you disable them before doing any of the fixes (or accept the changes for the fix we give you when asked by the programs).

Go to My Computer->Tools (or View)->Folder Options->View tab:
* Under the Hidden files and folders heading, select Show hidden files and folders (it's Show all files for Windows 98).
* Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
* Click Yes to confirm and then click OK.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

The first thing I would like to do is have you close and disable Spybot's TeaTimer. It may interfere with some of our fixes. We can restore it whewn we are done.

Download Ewido Security SuiteInstall Ewido Security Suite
When installing, under "Additio... Read more

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I have a problem getting the command line to map a drive, I'm using the command:
NET USE {DRIVELETTER}: \\COMPUTER NAME\RESOURCE SHARE

and it gives me the message that the network name cannot be found. I have tried the same command trying to map different shares in servers and computers running the following:

WNT 4.0
W2K Pro
W2K Advanced Server
W2K Server

They all seem to work fine, but the resource on the 2k server that i'm trying to reach will not. Mapping it through the GUI will work, and getting to the resource with the run command also will work. I did map another resource on the same server with succes, except for the resource that i need. The folder i'm trying has subfolders that are restricted using group membership, the restrictions work fine. That is not the problem, because we are getting in through the GUI.
Do any of you guys have come across this? Or better yet can you tell another way of mapping a drive with a batch file?
 

Answer:Mapping with the command line

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I'm using WinRAR 3.51 regged. I was wondering if there is a way to set a compression level of a single file type in the command line. I use the -M5 switch for the archive, but I currently use the -ms switch for pdf files. I'd like to pdf's to M1 compression level, as it does slightly compress the pdf files, and there are 5000+ pdf files. There are also 5000+ txt files as well, so I do not want to change the global setting compression level to a lower value. Unfortunely the -M5 setting takes too long on pdf files to use it on these files. I didn't see any switch that would allow this, something like the -ms switch where you could set a compression level. Is this possible?

Here is my command line setting currently:

c:\progra~1\winrar\winrar a -r -M5 -MD4096 -Y -O+ -Ppassword -EP -ac -vn -ep1 -agDD-MMM-YY -mspdf;jpg;mp3;zip;rar -apGulfMedia-D "C:\backups\web.rar" "S:\*.*"

I'm figuring no one may know, but I figured it was worth a shot. I already emailed their support about this but I don't know if or when they will answer.
 

Answer:WinRAR command line

You can't have 2 different compression levels in one archive.
 

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Anyone know of a fairly easy to use command line program that'll allow me to connect to these networks. I've tried CenterICQ, I can connect and see my list etc, but I cannot seem to send or recieve messages. Maybe if someone could explain that would be great, else, an easier one would be nice.

It needs to work on Windows XP (Pro) SP2.

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I want to open several URLs from a task scheduler so that they all appear in the same IE9 window as separate tabs. How is this possible?

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So I'm geting a new Hard drive for my HTPC and I Watched and Saved all of my TV Shows and Movies to another HDD but is there any way I can save the directory tree (The whole list of Directires and all of the Sub direcories in each folder) To a Text file
Maybe along the lines of some thing like this

Code:

G:\
G:\ Recorded TV Shows\
G:\Recorded TV Shows\Family Guy
G:\Recorded TV Shows\American Dad

But in order and with all of my folder and subfolders Thanks
 

Answer:Command Line\ Dos GURUS I need Help

A few methods:

dir /s g:\ > "%userprofile%\Desktop\filelist.txt"

dir /s /b g:\ > "%userprofile%\Desktop\filelist.txt"

dir /s /w g:\ > "%userprofile%\Desktop\filelist.txt"

Each of those should leave a file on your desktop. I recomend the third one.
 

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I've been using this command to put my computer into sleep mode:Rundll32.exe Powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState SleepI reinstalled windows today and now its putting my computer into hibernate, or a hibernate-like mode.what setting did i change on my old installation that im not doing now?

Answer:Sleep from the command line

Greetings,You'll need to disable hibernation for the that command to initiate standby. Type the following.. powercfg -hibernate off. After hibernation has been disabled everything should work as planned.

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Hello all-

I have two Windows XP -- one Home, one Professional -- machines attempting to connect wirelessly to a vanilla Netgear access point. The XP Pro machine connects fine. The XP Home machine sees the Wi-Fi network, connects, accepts the password, and says it's connected -- but Web browsers and other Windows network apps will not connect to the Internet (they just hang for a long time before timing out).

But! If I open a command prompt, I can ping external sites and even use command-line ftp to connect to sites without a problem!

I've gone over the network configuration of both machines and can't see any difference between the two. The Netgear access point doesn't have any kind of MAC address filtering turned on. Is there something I should be looking for that I'm missing?

As an extra added strange data point -- I've tried to connect to the network via a Mac OS X machine and saw the same behavior as on the XP Home machine -- GUI-based programs won't connect, but command-line utilities will. Meanwhile, an Apple iPhone was able to connect and work perfectly.

Thanks in advance for any advice!

Josh
 

Answer:Can connect via the command line, but not any way else

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I've just got a few questions and need some help with a batch file command.  I need help on displaying a message while running a command at the same time. (i.e. "ipconfig.exe" and to display "Configuring Your IP Settings").  At the moment I am writing a batch file for a few friends and it renews their ip, cleans all of their disks, defragments their disks, and a few other commands.  I want the batch to display an alternate message like the example above.  Thanks!

Answer:MS-DOS & Command Line Batches

Simply echo the message before running the programme.i.e.Echo.Configuring Your IP Settingsipconfig [params]

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Hey,
I was wondering if anybody here knew any command line stuff about Spybot, I'm trying to set up a few batch files. Thanks.
 

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I'm looking for a native x64 command line tool that can display the amount of free RAM. It has to be a true x64 tool. Does anyone know one? My google searches brought up nothing.

Edit: I finally found what I was looking for. RamStatus is the tool that helped me out.

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Does anyone know where I could find a list of the command line parameters for QuickTime 5 when invoked from NT's command prompt? Does QuickTime even support command line parameters?

I have a large number of small files that I would like to export to another format, and it would be easier if I could batch process them with a Windows Script.

I have tried using other conversion programs, and nothing works as well as QuickTme's internal exporter.
 

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I have tried accessing the command line by the following route:

Start
Run
cmd

I get the black window titled c:\windows\system32\cmd.com with a flashing cursor but it will not accept any of my keystrokes. Can anyone help?

Thanks
 

Answer:Command line in XP Home

are you logged in to an admin account?
 

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Hi all,

I am looking for a way to scan documents using a command line.

I downloaded and used a 3rd party application called CLScan and it works awesome, but I am at the end of the trial period. So I got the choice to buy the full version or to find a cheaper solution. So far I did not find another software that could do all as CLScan.

Any thoughts? Thank you.

Answer:Command line scanning

I haven't tried it. Just found via search engine:

Download CmdTwain 0.03 Free - A program that allows you to run your document scanner from the command line - Softpedia

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There is a small batch file I would like to execute. I have cut and pasted it from another source.
The batch file failed repeatedly.

Then I attempted to run the statements individually at the command prompt.
Things still failed.

Example:

reg load HKLM\MY_SYSTEM followed by a command in " " marks needs my machine name which is msi64-PC. The machine description is msi64.

But the statement bombs and says pretty much it can't find any part of the statement that is correct.

I can copy out the exact error if needed. But the problem seems to be I'm not pointing at the right thing in the first place or there is a directory conflict.

The sequence is

reg load MY_SYSTEM followed by " a command statement to "0Windows\System32\config\system" in quotes

reg delete followed by what to delete

reg unload which is MY_SYSTEM (to get out of the command)

All of these fail.

I should be able to run the load command at least with no argument from Win7

that statement from the sample looks like this:

reg load HKLM\MY_SYSTEM "%~dp0 (zero)Windows\System32\config\system"

I can add the error at a follow up

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Hey all,

I'm after a program that will log exactly what my computer is doing and how, so if i open a program it will show me "start devmgmt.msc" for when device manager is opened, or something like that, as I am into doing my little batch files (as we all do ) - Does anyone know if a piece of software exists?

Thanks!!!

Answer:Command line ?Scanner?

Many programs do that, for example:
Keystroke Recorder - Keystroke Logger - Log Keystrokes - Download Key stroke Recorder

Hope it helps.

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Hi.

My grandma has a PC with Windows XP, she uses it only for Skype calls. As you might expect, her PC knowledge is poor.

I live 100 km away from her and sometimes she needs some help with her PC. Usually I guide her via phone but it's very awkward.

Just wondering - can go in to her PC using command line from my PC? What commands should I use and what modifications to do on my grandma's PC? Should I ask permission from grandma's ISP (which is the same as mine)?

Thanks

PS. didn't dare to ask if it's possible to access PC with WinXP using Terminal on Ubuntu 10.10. but maybe?
 

Answer:Connecting to another PC via command line

I'm sure it must be possible to use command line and/or terminal window but I have no idea how. If your purpose is to learn some of the nitty gritty details I wish you luck. If your purpose is really just to help your grandmother I suggest that you consider TeamViewer. I've used on my own XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 machines.

If you don't wish to install anything and if you have a Windows machine you could use Windows' Remote Assistance.
 

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i have a few computers at my house and they all use windows. I want to control them via command line and i have a few questions about that.

1. What commands do I use to show the current work group my user is in, the current user that's logged in and current password my user uses to log in.

2.Do the same commands work for windows visa and 7

3.Can I change a setting via command line that will allow remote desktop connection to a computer?
 

Answer:Command line questions

1.Users are not in Work Groups. Computers are. Users are assigned to Local Groups. Your are not going to show the password. That is encrypted. Type the command SET at the cmd prompt and you will see a few things you want.

2. Pretty much. Plus they have a few more options.

3. Can't recall. I think you can toggle that on and off with the registry. I am sure if you Google searched you might find an anszwer.
 

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Hi,

As my NT system admin is on holidays, I was wondering if anybody could help me out.

I need to search for files via the command line, filtering by the file extention and date - either last modified or last accessed. I've got no problems with the file extention part.

I just can't seem to locate the relevant date flags/switches anywhere to perform this search. I need to perform via the command line as I want to include in a batch script, otherwise I'd just use the Windows Search GUI.

Thanks
 

Answer:command line searches

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Hi,

I'm writing a little program in VB6 to link in with our new intranet we are building.

It's got some buttons on it as shortcuts to info pages.
The url is something like:
http://server/cgi_bin/abc.pl?id=1&name=mike

When the button is clicked, it launches IE via the command line, with the right page.

This works fine in Win95, but in Win NT & 2000 the url gets chopped off at the &

The command I'm using is:
start http://server/cgi_bin/abc.pl?id=1&name=mike

As I say, fine in Win98, just NT & 2000, same problem if you type the command at the command prompt.

Cheers
Mike
 

Answer:Ampersands on command line

To get ampersands to work properly on the command line in Win2k/XP, you need to put quotes around either just the ampersand, or everything from the ampersand on.

For example:

start http://server/cgi_bin/abc.pl?id=1"&"name=mike

-or-

start http://server/cgi_bin/abc.pl?id=1"&name=mike"

Hope this helps.

...
 

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Every time I start my computer (Dell Dimension E521) running Vista Home and Business, I get an error message, "CLI Command Line Interface has stopped working."However, the computer seems to operate Okay?

Answer:Command Line interface

Do you have ATI video card?

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What does this program do, why does it come up in zone alarm for permission to access the internet??
Thanks
 

Answer:Command Line Utility

What program? There are many "command line" utilities out there.
 

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Ok so how do I write a program or script to automate command line functions. Example being I want a shortcut to open the command line and run "ipconfig /all"

Yeah it's stupid simple but eventually I'd like to expand this to automate further functions.

Knowledge... C++.

Answer:How do I automate command line?

Every command parser on every OS allows for some level of scripting. On Windows you can use a batch file, on Linux, Mac OS X, BSD, and others you can use a Bash script file. In both cases the files are basically lists of commands to carry out as if you were typing them one-at-a-time into the command line.

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Can some one tell me how to navigate the command line? I need to get from c:\documents and settings\user to programs\program

Answer:how to navigate the command line

Hi there...not sure what you mean by Programs\Program...Program Files??

type:

cd \program files\'Name of folder'

Does that help?

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Question: Command line games

I am looking for a program that will let you make games that work through a command line interface. (A CLI game)I have searched Google, and have found nothing.

Answer:Command line games

You mean in the olden time when we use to play game in dos mode or window mode.Well java (not javascript) will probaly let you do it but is best to use Visual Basic C++ to build them and the file probably will be .exeThe easy way to make a good graphical game is Flash using Action Script

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Question: command line list

found this at another site ...pretty useful :

An A-Z Index of the Windows NT/XP command line

ADDUSERS Add or list users to/from a CSV file
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ASSOC Change file extension associations
ASSOCIAT One step file association
AT Schedule a command to run at a later time
ATTRIB Change file attributes

BROWSTAT Get domain, browser and PDC info

CACLS Change file permissions
CALL Call one batch program from another
CD Change Directory - move to a specific Folder
CHANGE Change Terminal Server Session properties
CHKDSK Check Disk - check and repair disk problems
CHKNTFS Check the NTFS file system
CHOICE Accept keyboard input to a batch file
CIPHER Encrypt or Decrypt files/folders
CleanMgr Automated cleanup of Temp files, recycle bin
CLEARMEM Clear memory leaks
CLIP Copy STDIN to the Windows clipboard.
CLS Clear the screen
CLUSTER Windows Clustering
CMD Start a new CMD shell
COLOR Change colours of the CMD window
COMP Compare the contents of two files or sets of files
COMPACT Compress files or folders on an NTFS partition
COMPRESS Compress individual files on an NTFS partition
CON2PRT Connect or disconnect a Printer
CONVERT Convert a FAT drive to NTFS.
COPY Copy one or more files to another location
CSVDE Import or Export Active Directory data

DATE Display or set the date
Dcomcnfg DCOM Configuration Utility
DEFRAG Defragment hard drive
DEL Delete one or more files
DELPROF Delete NT user profiles
DELTREE Delete a folder and all subfolders
DevCon Device Manag... Read more

Answer:command line list

You can also see anytime on your on XP computer by running:

hh.exe ms-its:C:\WINDOWS\Help\ntcmds.chm::/ntcmds.htm

If you feel you want to access it frequently to learn, just create a shortcut on your desktop.
 

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Hi Everyone
My situation is that I have manuel tweaked my computer for a littlel extra speed using blackviper.com suggestions. I am not sure when it happen but my command line isn't working right. for example I go to the start button and then to the run button and type in a command like ipconfig in the window it just pop up on the screen for a spilt second and then disappears.There is some other command too that don't work either: when I get the window to open useing cmd.exe and I type in a command it tell me that the commands our not external or internal or don't recongize them. I am running XP pro sp 3
I could use any advice on how to fix it or where to start. Please;;;
Thanks Too.......Leroyjoe
 

Answer:command line-pop up-disappcoear

Have you tried Start-Run-cmd-Enter. That should bring up the cmd prompt. If I open Start-Run-ipconfig, I just get the box for a second.
 

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Win XP Home. On start up am getting window "install shield" "command line parameters" etc.
Any way to get rid of it? Tried to Restore but as usual it rarely works. Thanks, Ed
 

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Are there any command(s) that will output PC information?

Ex:
PC name
MAC address
IP
IP static (yes/no)
Amount of RAM
Processor Mhz
My goal is to create a bat file that will output that sort of information to a txt file. Looking to do this on a large scale.
 

Answer:Command line: PC information

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I am trying to add a user via the command line through a virtual pc I added with VMWare. I'm running windows 10, and unable to add because this is what I get when I open CMD: I can't go beyond this point, I keep getting error messages. Any help would be deeply appreciated. Thank you, Tina

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Hello everyone, i d like to disable my mic from command line

how do i do that?
thanks!

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Hello guys,
there is the problem i have
i need to delete rar archive after i extract files from it
i need to do it in cmd
"C:\Program Files\WinRAR\rar.exe" e D:\test\1.rar D:\test\archive\'

need switch or attribute to delete 1.rar in this line
 

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I know on alot of msc's on a computer you can type in XXXX.msc /Computer=ComputerName and connect to a remote computer is there any way to get a list of what command line items you can do on this to configure it? I looked into mmc.exe and tried the /? and I tried that on the individual mscs as well with no success Searching the web has yielded me only a list of the mscs and what they do even thought i already know that.

Any thoughts?
 

Answer:MSC's and Command line switches.

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I wrote a .bat script to automate downloading of .wav files from an ftp site. I'm trying to use wildcard characters because the first 19 characters of the file name change on a weekly basis. I keep getting an error when trying to download the files though. I use a similar script on a daily basis to download files from another ftp site but that download is in the ftp site main directory. Below is script in question, removed access credentials and site name:

%windir%\system32\ftp.exe -s:%0
goto done
@echo off
open ftpsitename
username
password
binary
hash

cd /some/directory/here

lcd R:\foldername

get *******************_H1S1.wav
get *******************_H1S2.wav
get *******************_H1S3.wav
get *******************_H2S1.wav
get *******************_H2S2.wav
get *******************_H2S3.wav
get *******************_H3S1.wav
get *******************_H3S2.wav
get *******************_H3S3.wav
get *******************_H4S1.wav
get *******************_H4S2.wav
get *******************_H4S3.wav
get *******************_H4S4.wav

bye
:done
@echo off

Answer:command line FTP download help

Hey there .o/

Hmm I think wildcards do not work with Windows' "plain" ftp client. They do with wget though - or at least according to GNU Wget, and you can get Windows binaries from here.

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I have the AA A to B routing program. When started one has to load in the routing data. From help it states that the routing data can be automatically loaded by altering the Command Line Options.It doesn't tell you how to do this, can anyone help.I am running Windows XP.

Answer:Command Line Options A to B

f you right click on the program icon, and look in properetoes, you will se an entry for Target.This is basically the command to start the program - it probably has quotes at the start and end on the entry.You add the command line modification after a space, after the end of the command line - but before the final quotes.

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I received a Fujitsu Amilo, 80GB notepad running WinXP.

I'm trying to partition the disc into 4v20GB drives. NOw I have tried to use the Windows Doc Management facility - it does not work! You know, when you right click on the Primary partion (there is one only partition shown - 79GB) but, previously with previous computers, when you right click, the sub-menu that appears has a 'make new partition' selection. With this computer, when I right click, that selection is greyed out and unavailable. Now I must explain that the suppliers of this computer did not supply the original Windows didk but rather what they call a 'Recovery disk' What I assume is that this 'Recovery' disk does not supply the partitioning facility.
Anyway, so I tried to partition using the command line and the 'diskpart' command. Everything worked fine until I get to the final command where you enter what you want? This is my problem - how exactly do you enter the command?

I checked the Windows Help facility and entered 'create partition logical 20GB

but then received a list of commands to be used with 'diskpart'

I then tried 'create partition logical 20'

and back came the list

and the same thing happened with 'create logical drive size 20

and with 'create logical drive [size 20]

Could someone please tell me what I should type - or do - for me to create four partitions on my hard drive of sizes 20GB; 20GB; 20GB and whateve... Read more

Answer:Partition - using command line

Welcome,

You have Operating System on that Hard drive already?
 

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Question: Command Line Error

Hi everyone,

I have setup my computer so that I can develop programmes using commands like ./configure and make. However, although make works with the command line (cmd.exe), ./configure will not. I always recieve the following message:

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>./configure
'.' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

Is there some way that I can have the command line recognize such a command?

Thankyou for your help.

Edit: How can I delete this message? First posts cannot be removed...
 

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Does anybody know how to utilize Windows Integrated Zip/Unzip functionality from the command line?
 

Answer:Command Line Functionality

Type zip and press Enter at the command prompt for usage and switches. (unzip is its analogue.)

If you have some specific questions, post back please.

HTH

chris.
 

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Hello everyone, i d like to disable my mic from command line

how do i do that?
thanks!

Answer:How do i disable my mic from command line

Would say one you have highlighted in the picture, Desabilitar (Disable)

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When I moved into XP from my computer I really didn't like Documents and Settings XP uses, so I created a My Documents in my root directory, similar to what Win98SE uses.

Nowadays I'm running some software that needs the Command line as a equivalent to DOS, and I ran into an odd problem.

My Documents folder seems to be invisible to the Command line. I could not enter the folder using the Command line at all. I solved the problem by renaming the folder to Bills Documents, but it is kinda odd.

Is there an attribute I'm missing somewhere? Thanks.
 

Answer:XP Command Line and My Documents

In both My Documents and Bills Documents did the folder name contain a "space"? Did you try the shortened version like mydocu~1 or maybe "my documents"?
 

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Hi, I have a very specific need. I need to find out the [unknown] command line arguments/switches of an executable. The executable does not have the /? switch, so a simple solution such as that will not work. I know a few switches that it has, such as /win and /norender. I also have PE explorer if that helps any. So, does anyone have a way of finding the switches without "/?" ?

Answer:Command Line Arguments

there is no way, aside from the programs help files, to see how it manipulates and parses the command-line.It's likely that the switches themselves are saved as plaintext somewhere- the trick is that they are unlikely to be stored as say, "/norender" or "/win" instead, try looking for "norender" or "win", and look for other, nearby words in the area where you find them.

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A few days ago I tried to install something but it wouldn't let me, said something about a corrupt file, so I did a system recovery tonight(yes I can be a little impulsive), and when I tried to install msn, firefox and torrent downloader it wouldn't let me, it said something along the lines of

msn: low memory (for file swap) or problem in cabinet file

firefox: corrupt file and /nrcr command line

torrent downloader: corrupt file.

I did a disk clean and defrag, ran an anti virus and it still doesn't work..any one can help?
 

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