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Windows 8.1 64-bit Text Editor for Command Prompt? [closed]

I have used text editors such as -- pico, vi, Emacs, nano, et cetera. I noticed that the windows 8 64-bit Command prompt no longer uses "edit" as far as I can tell. Is there a recommended editor ...
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How can I troubleshoot my Windows command line crashing even on basic commands like ipconfig?

My Windows command line is crashing even on issuing basic commands like ipconfig: The dumps include two XML files, WER8B9C.tmp.WERInternalMetadata.xml, <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Windows 7 - 64bit OS - Opens java.exe always in a separate command prompt

Upgraded my windows 7 from 32 bit to 64 bit. Installed Java 6 (64 bit) and 7 (64 bit) version. Whenever i execute "java" in a command prompt, it opens a new command prompt and execute it. Even if i ...
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I want to add a command parameter to a Windows 7 startup item

How can I do this? MSConfig won't allow you to edit the command being sent, just enable or disable.
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*nix `free` or DOS `mem` equivalent for Windows 7 (64-bit)

On *nix systems, free displays the total amount of free and used memory in the system. From my research, the DOS mem command is similar, but it is not available on 64-bit versions of Windows 7. Is ...
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Execute x86 PDFCreator.exe in the “Program Files (x86)” folder from x64 the command line w arguments?

How can I call an x86 application in the Program Files (x86) folder from the x64 command prompt? The x86 exe functions w/o problems on a x64 Win XP, but how to call it from a command propmt? ...
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Will PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE Environment Variable Identify as 32 Bit on a 64 Bit Machine with a 32 Bit OS Installed?

If I had a 32 bit version of Windows installed on a 64 bit capable machine, will the following command return "x86"? echo %PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE%
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How to disable sleep mode via CMD?

With only the command prompt, is it possible to disable sleep mode when closing the lid of a laptop?
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Is it possible to “declare” a windows cmd-file (batch-file) as 32 bit?

Background: We do quite some scripting and little helpers with batch files (xyz.cmd) at work. Windows 7 is only now starting to become widespread here, and obviously, we hit the problems associated ...
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Terminal emulator with split panes for Windows 7 (64 bit)

I'm looking for a terminal emulator on Windows 7 (64 bit) with a specific feature: to be able to split the command prompt window into multiple panes. It's a great feature of Terminator for gnome, I ...
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Commands to run function keys from command line?

Are there commands to invoke function key commands from a command prompt? I would like to script something that I can't find command line options for. Also, I don't want to install another app, like ...
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command line text editor like “edit” for windows x64 [duplicate]

is there any command line editor like the old edit for windows x64?. I exclude VIM because i don't like the mode behavior. I would like a editor were i could write just as i write in any application. ...
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Uninstalling programs silently via CMD

Is there a way I can uninstall programs without the graphical interface and doing it via CMD?
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4answers
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Linux command to return number of bits (32 or 64)?

What is a Linux command that I can run to programmatically return either 32 or 64 to indicate whether the processor is a 32 bit or 64 bit processor?
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Some Windows 7 compatible utilities for console/command-line junkies?

As a command-line junkie, I routinely use quite a variety of tools from LIST to PC-Write 3.02 (used as a text editor with word-wrap, box-mode processing, and a few other tricks), QBASIC (nice for ...
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Run Command Prompt in XP mode in Windows 7

I am trying to run a DOS application (.com) in Windows 7 64bit. It will not run on anything newer than XP. Is there any way? I can set the comand prompt to run in XP compatibility mode? The only ...
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Command-line OCR in Windows 7

What are some command-line OCR utilities that will work in Windows 7 64-bit?
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How can I stop new Command Prompt windows spawned by another program from covering my foreground window?

Under Windows 7 x64, when I'm ripping CDs with Exact Audio Copy, it spawns a Command Prompt window each time it invokes the external MP3 compression program I use, LAME. While that's going on, I ...