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Full screen command prompt in Windows 7/8/10

In Windows 7 or Windows Vista, if you try to maximize the command prompt window, it will expand only to cover around half the screen. You will not be even able to drag and increase its size! In Windows XP, […]

Add features & color to Windows 7 Command Prompt with ColorConsole

ColorConsole is a feature-rich, freeware, portable system utility, which adds tabs, features and a little color to your black and white  Command Prompt or Windows console or MSDOS prompt. ColorConsole Features: Favorite your regular commands Export to HTML and RTF […]

Aero Glass applications for Windows 7

For the Aero Glass fans out there, here are some smart replacement applications with the glassy aero look for your Windows 7 & Vista : A Notepad, Calculator & a Command Prompt. Download and use them to give a smart […]

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How to run Windows Defender from the Command Line

Windows Defender, as well as Microsoft Security Essentials, has the ability to scan, update or run other tasks from the command prompt. The application MpCmdRun.exe is situated in the %ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender or %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Security Essentials folder respectively and is called as […]

How to open an elevated command prompt using a CMD

How do you normally open an elevated command prompt windows. In Windows 10/8/7 you right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator. In Windows 10/8, you use the Win+X menu and select Command Prompt (Admin). But did you know […]

Basic Command Prompt Tips for Windows 10/8/7

Here are some basic Command Prompt Tricks and Tips to help a Windows user, while using the CMD in Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7. To begin, first, launch Command Prompt. Command Prompt Tips 1] Customize CMD window You […]

Defrag Options & Command line switches in Windows 10/8/7

The Disk Defragmenter in Windows 10/8/7 offers some additional options compared to that in Windows Vista. Its command line version has some additional switches. Open an elevated command prompt windows. Defrag Command line switches Type Defrag /? and hit Enter. This will […]

How to Run Command Prompt as an Administrator

A small tip on how to run your command prompt as an administrator or in other words, open an elevated command prompt, in Windows 7 or Windows 10/8. We have seen how to launch Command Prompt, and carry out many tasks. […]

Ways to open Command Prompt in a folder in Windows

The Command Prompt is Windows feature of Windows that lets you execute MS-DOS and other computer commands and perform tasks on your computer without using the Windows graphical interface. There are various ways how you can launch Command Prompt windows. Open […]