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Is there a way to stop the cursor blinking in the Windows command prompt? I have tried setting blink speed to 'none' in Control Panel, but the bloody thing is still blinking me to insanity.

EDIT I didn't set the blink speed to 'none' properly. I did now and it works. I'll keep the question here anyway for future reference. /EDIT

Thanks, Andreas

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you are refering to this problem: serverfault.com/questions/49074/… and these settings microsoft.com/enable/training/windowsxp/blinkrate.aspx ? –  akira Jun 24 '10 at 9:35
    
yes, that's exactly it - thanks! –  andreas Jun 24 '10 at 9:43
    
then accept the answer of bubu and everyone is happy :) –  akira Jun 24 '10 at 9:49
    
done deal 54321 –  andreas Jun 24 '10 at 10:08

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Options, options.

  1. http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/windowsxp/blinkrate.aspx

  2. Noblink: http://www.columbia.edu/~em36/noblink.html, TSR which allow no blinking cursors

  3. Console: http://sourceforge.net/projects/console/, a better cmd.exe

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Console is not a better cmd.exe. In fact, it has absolutely nothing to do with cmd. It's just a host for console processes. It doesn't care what process that is. Your second option will only work for command.com, I presume (can't test, since I'm on 64 bit) –  Joey Jun 24 '10 at 22:23

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