Refers to the default CLI that ships with all versions of Windows, often shortened to just "command prompt" or cmd (after the file name of the executable).

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How to prove my machine is having static public IP? [on hold]

My machine private IP is mapped with static public IP.but when I typing ipconfig in cmd It is displaying private IP.then how can know my public IP.I want to prove my machine is mapped with static ...
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Add ssh keys in windows in batch script

Everytime I restart my pc, I have to add my 3 ssh keys again ssh-add ~/.ssh/ssh-key-name and I have to enter the password can I do this with a batch script to add them faster?
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how to identify a command prompt window?

Enviroment: windows 7 Currently i have machine on which we launch 2 batch files on system start up. These batch files internally run multiple programs by running on separate command prompt windows. ...
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How can we insert multiple keys into a registry folder without using 3rd party tools?

To insert multiple keys into a registry folder (e.g. Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\....\....), I basically have to manually right click → New → Key for each key. This can get annoying and ...
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How can I select replace file automaticaly in cmd?

How can I select replace file automaticaly in the command prompt? I am trying to run the following command: schtasks /create /tn "Restart Ingenico" /tr "C:\IT_Dept\RestartShift4.bat" /sc daily /st ...
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Search for file names containing space

I have a batch file that helps me in install multiple pieces of software from a shared folder. It's working well with software whose names don't contain spaces, but I need it to work with software ...
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Windows: change own password of standard user by using commandline

I want to change the password of the current logged in Windows user (no Active Directory) in a scriptable way. The users have the right to change their own passwords and already can change the ...
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Windows findstr with AND condition?

Is it possible, in one line, without a batch file to use findstr and only return a 0 %errorlevel% if all of the strings are found? I am doing a gem list, which lists out a bunch of gems. I then want ...
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BAT file that prompts for the computer name that will executed on it [closed]

I need to create a .bat script that will be executed on single/multiple machines I need first to create a bat that prompts for the computer name that the command will be executed on it I prefer not ...
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How to get a list of RUs, SPs and other updates installed for Exchange from a command line or PowerShell?

Is there a way to get a list of updates, rollups, service packs installed for the MS Exchange Server from a command line, PowerShell or Exchange Management Shell? I already tried Get-Hotfix, ...
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Determine if C drive has 2 GB of free disk space

I am trying to determine if a target pc has atleast 2 GB of free space. Here is what I have so far: @echo off for /f "usebackq delims== tokens=2" %%x in (`wmic logicaldisk where "DeviceID='C:'" get ...
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Assign DNS settings on client via elevated script in GPO

i have installed windows 2012 as a member server in my existing windows 2008 DC. now i want to assign secondary DNS on my windows 7/8 client PCs. I do not have DHCP in my environment. I tried to find ...
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cmd.exe, nested for loop, the variable cannot be use in option like skip=

I have many archive folder which stores the backup files. each folder increases daily. I need to delete all files except for recent N copies in each of them, N was defined by a variable from the ...
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NET USE - How to get list of all shares (elevated, non-elevated)

The command: NET USE Will display open connections by any process of current user. But, if command prompt (cmd.exe, or any shell) is non-elevated, it would display only connections opened by ...
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Provide Administrator credentials within script

I am writing a script that runs from a user account. The script needs to execute another script as the Administrator account. Tried AutoIt's RunAs - didn't work. Tried PsExec - the same. Tried ...
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dsadd run from batch file fails with “The specified account already exists” when there is no existing account with the same dn

I am programmatically creating thousands of test users from a txt file containing First Name, Last Name, Username, and Password using the following command (saved as a batch file, run in cmd, modified ...
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How can I know where and how a security group is triggering a logon script for some users?

The organization I work for has implemented application access and scripts via Security Groups. This is, if a person needs to access some applications or have a script run when he logs on, we add ...
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How to remove directories using wildcards by reading a file using batch?

Batch file for /f "delims=" %%f in (7profiledeletelist.txt) do rd /s /q "%%f" PAUSE exit 7profiledeletelist.txt C:\Users\1* C:\Users\2* C:\Users\3* C:\Users\4* C:\Users\5* C:\Users\6* C:\Users\7* ...
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How to run batch file without a window in ONE file

I know how to run batch files without a window thanks to this question here: Run a .bat file in a scheduled task without a window. The first answer is the one I am using. It states that to run a ...
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Add a command into an existent remote console application

I manage to open a console application in a remote computer by using PSTools using PsExec.exe. C:\PsExec.exe -i 2 -s -d \128.168.500.500 -u username -p password "D:\myApp.exe" That will open a ...
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Quit remote process and start it later

I have a console application running remotely in multiple computers. I was wondering if there's any way to quit from it remotely and then start it again. I saw the use of taskkill to quit the ...
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When changing the Win display lang, will builtin CLI tools params / stdout|stderr messages also change?

I need to write a CMD script (other shells are not allowed / available) that will execute on multiple servers with different display languages. When looking at an Windows built in tool, such as ...
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Windows 7 CMD tracert gives totally different final IP to online traceroute

So, i'm pretty damn rusty with this stuff, and been up all night for client emergency, so excuse me if i'm typing gibberish and didn't find related search results./ I'm suddenly taking over a clients ...
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cmd /c behaves differently on server 2012

Tried writing a batch file to shutdown my 2012 server, but ran into a weird issue. For example on 2008 a batch file like the following runs as expected: cmd /c shutdown -s -t 0 On server 2012 when ...
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SED returning error 2 when launched by Wpkg

Case I am deploying a software product using Wpkg over Windows workstations. I need to disable product's faulty automatic update and the best solution in this case is to modify one configuration file ...
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cmd: create dhcp superscope

On Windows Server 2008 (R1, 32-Bit) I've got that far to create a superscope on the command line via cmd, not PowerShell (yay!) through netsh dhcp server \\SERVER scope IP.ADD.RE.SS set superscope ...
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set unlimited lease duration throuth CMD

On Windows Server 2008 (R2, 32-Bit, I found the following way to set the lease duration for, say, 3600 Seconds (1 Hour). netsh dhcp server scope 10.0.0.0 set optionvalue 51 DWORD 3600 [→ source] ...
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How to Restore Win Drive Permissions [closed]

I've been playing with my C: drive permissions and I have managed to mess them up. Now when I log in nothing appears and I can't launch anything. I tried safe mode and the same thing happens with ...
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How to run multiple commands with psexec? [duplicate]

I need to run a command to uninstall forefront on some of our workstations and am having a bit of trouble formatting the command. Here's what needs to happen (in multiple commands) xcopy ...
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ping TOS values

Windows Server® 2008 offers ping -v TOS Type Of Service (IPv4-only) Trying to figure out what they mean I came that far that this has to do with IPv4's "Type of Service" Field – ...
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(de)activate “Fail on Load if Bad Zone Data” through Command Line

One can (de)activate "Fail on Load if Bad Zone Data" Option in Windows Server 2008 (R2) through → DNS-Server → Properties → Advanced → (un)check this option. Question: Is ...
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can't delete Resource Records through CMD in Windows Sever 2008

Final Update Problem erased in the least acceptable way: After re-installing the DNS-Server lead to even more problems, I re-installed the whole Operating System and - up to now - everything works ...
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cmd - delete IP from rule (Windows Server 2008)

I'm banning IPs using the Windows Firewall with these commands in cmd (actually in C# but using the cmd): pushd advfirewall firewall set rule name="BlockedIPs" new remoteip="1.2.3.4" action=block ...
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How to check if internet IP address is currently taken? [closed]

Usually I check with ping {ip.address} and that kind of confirms someone has the ip, but when when I ping my Amazon server the message is Request timed out. However I know it's there and I can ...
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For in batch has weird behavior while reading folders

Im trying to do a simple batch (it is not the whole thing, but that's the part that is making everything fail) @echo off for /f "tokens=*" %%G in ('dir /s /b /a:d "e:\tmp\*"') do ( echo %%G ...
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How to run x64 bit version of registry from cmd.exe located under c:\windows\sysWow64

I have a 32 bit application which has to add a value to x64 bit portion of the registry. I want to do it through utilization of regedit.exe -s fileWithKeys.reg, However when I try to span regedit ...
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Properly escaping a path with spaces in CMD shell

I have the following path: "d:\workspace\Server trunk - CI\make\make & publish.bat" However, when I try to execute this from a cmd shell, I get the error: 'd:\workspace\Server' is not ...
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Show Protected OS files using cmd.exe [closed]

I'm trying to deploy shortcuts from xcopy using a batch script to c:\users\all users\desktop But this is a hidden folder with Hide Protected operating System files tick box under Folder options. I ...
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Desktop backups maintenance on a network share

I have configured Windows Backup and Restore function on Windows 7 Professional desktops to make daily backup on a network share placed on a Windows Server 2012. (BTW It's a pity that this utility ...
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Problems with cscript.exe and Windows Server 2008

I was executing this command without any problem: cscript.exe C:\search.vbs D:/myfolder/ When suddenly, after closing and opening the console again, this error appears in a popup when trying to ...
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Batch script works on Windows 7 but not Windows Server 2008

Good Day Al I have the following batch script that loops through a folder containing .sql files. When it finds a .sql file that has today's date timestamp on it, it copies that file to a new ...
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Escape variables in command prompt cmd

I set my variable like this: SET Ant="%HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\apache-ant-1.9.0-bin\apache-ant-1.9.0\bin" :: Set Path variable setx PATH "%Ant%" /m Then, the result for the path variable ...
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Networking ARP table in windows cmd

I am reading the book practical packet analysis and I have just learned the fundamentals of the ARP protocol. They also added something about the arp -a cmd command. I'm curious about some of the ...
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Need to send keystrokes to DOS app from Windows at idle logout

I am supporting a legacy Paradox 4.5 for DOS system. Our users connect to a single terminal server (Windows Server 2003) to run Paradox. We frequently need to boot everyone out of the system. Our ...
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Command Line Script Issue

I've been working on a batchfile script for a few weeks now that should automate certain routine tasks I need to perform during my work. However, I've stumbled upon a problem which I haven't been able ...
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Print documents to PDF files via command line in Wine

I have a task to use Wine on Linux distributive for work with MS Office files doc[x] / xls[x] / ppt[x] and pdf via virtual printer. Output formats I need are png or jpg. This is for converter of ...
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Is it possible to reconnect to a remote cmd.exe shell?

I am using freesshd.com to run an ssh server on my machine. I need to be able to execute .bat files in their normal environemt so I am using the cmd.exe shell, the only shell I know of that can ...
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Trying to run a netsh batch with foreign characters

I am trying to run a batch file with the following content: netsh interface ip>set dns "Połączenie lokalne" source=dhcp The file is saved as ANSI. My Windows codepage is 1250, the OEM one 852. ...
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Redirect command line into its own output?

Windows CMD shell - any easy way of redirecting the command itself into the output? If I do net localgroup administrators > %computername%-admins.txt, I'd like the output file to contain the net ...
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creating a drive (letter) that is a link to a folder [closed]

on my home pc I want to simplify things when it falls to accessing my home folder, so I would like to make my c:\Users\myusername folder pointing to a virtual drive created ad-hoc, such as Y:. In this ...