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Search-and-go in Windows CMD

I know that for file search on Windows CMD one can use the following command: dir /S /P "PATH/FILENAME" Is there an easy way to go straight to the result directory. For example, the requested file ...
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1answer
45 views

Access c:\“ my path ” in windows command prompt

I want to access a path in C drive when I open the command prompt I have c:\user\myname where is I want to access c:\ so that I can access any paht I want in C
5
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3answers
189 views

On windows commandline, how do I get a dynamic prompt that tells me where in the filesystem I am?

I am trying to modify my CMD, to show only current dir name dynamically like: Desktop $ When i switched the folder, it must be updated. It is not required to be code in purely batch file, it may ...
4
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2answers
124 views

Customizing command window prompt

I am running a bunch of commands in a command prompt on a Windows server over a period of time and I would like to see when I last ran a command. I used the prompt command to customize the prompt. ...
0
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0answers
74 views

Shortcuts from Start command prompt not working : Windows 7

I am having Windows 7 Home basic in my system. From last few days I am not able to run shortcut commands from the Start Command Prompt( that can be opened by clicking the windows icon on the left hand ...
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1answer
50 views

Save custom Prompt string in command prompt [duplicate]

I've come to like starting all my sessions with a prompt $D$H$H$H$H$H$H$H$H$H $T$H$H$H $P $_ Is there a way to just save it so it does it itself?
2
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1answer
78 views

how to open cmd from gvim without waiting the cmd window to be closed

In gvim I can open cmd typying :!cmd, but gvim keeps waiting for the cmd window to be closed. Is there a way to tell gvim NOT to wait?
0
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0answers
55 views

Can I test if command prompt support unicode in Windows

Is there a simple test (or trick) I can run on Windows command line to know if it supports unicode? For the context, I'm using Node.js - but I'm pretty confident I could adapt any solutions.
1
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1answer
697 views

How do I change the blinking underline cursor (_) color in Command Prompt?

If I change the screen text color to red, the blinking underline cursor (_) stays white.
2
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2answers
2k views

Fixedsys as Command Prompt font (Fallout theme)

I'm trying to configure my Command Prompt to look like the terminals from Fallout 3. I managed to extract the colour values from the included image, which I am very happy with. (If anyone wants to ...
6
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3answers
2k views

Why doesn't “cd D:” change the command context to D:? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using cd Command in Windows Command Line, Can't Navigate to D:\ Every time I want to change directory context to another drive (D, E, F, or whatever..) on a Windows ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Command prompt hangs/freezes/crashes sporadically

I'm finding it very difficult to Google this, I don't seem to be able to find anyone with the same issue and I don't know enough about the Windows operating system to troubleshoot. The machine(s) we ...
2
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2answers
732 views

Determine/resolve filepath/alias of a certain command in the Windows command prompt

How can I find out to which filepath (or alias) a certain command input will point to, in the Windows command prompt? Specifically Windows XP, info on other versions also appreciated! On Unix systems ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Execute remote shell commands on windows XP embedded

The following situation: We have Windows XP Embedded clients that have all admin shares disabled and only have read-only shares (for security reasons). What we want to do is run remote shell (dos) ...
0
votes
2answers
117 views

How do I add history/reverse_matching feature to windows prompt?

In linux prompt,we can type !mysql and so on to match a history command to save time. Is there a utility for windows(XP to be exact) that enables this feature?
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2answers
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How to search recursively for a string in a prompt in windows?

I've installed unixutils,and grep string * can search string in the current directory, but how to make it search recursively?