I'm looking for a link to download where.exe tool for Windows XP. It looks like this tool should be included in Windows 2000 Resource Kit but I can't find any links to download this Resource Kit. I also checked Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools and Windows XP Service Pack 2 Support Tools but neither of them has where.exe according to the list of contents.
After much Googling, I found all versions of where.exe available as below
The downloaded where.exe can go anywhere in
Grab the ‘/max’ window with the mouse and its height shrinks to normal! But if instead one does this: hold down ALT, tap spacebar, release ALT, tap ‘m’, tap an arrow one or more times:[ENT]: then the newly spawned ‘/max’ window will stay ‘maxxed.’
because the resulting large window does a good job at displaying such console applications (freeware) as the VDE Editor (similar to WordStar) or Nano. Before I spawn a new CMD, I first set CMD font to e.g. Lucida Console or (Win 7) Consolas 22, Buffer size to 999 and tick Quick Edit Mode.
With this simple code, you can create your custom function of "where" you are looking for executable files (.com .exe .bat) in the directories listed in the
To use the command:
I liked the "whereis.bat" solution Claus suggested.
I just had one problem with it on one occasion, when the file you're looking for has spaces in it. Eg:
To solve this, I added quotation marks around %var_b% on this line within the batch-file:
Then I get the output I was hoping for: