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Set cmd prompt at start of session? [duplicate]

I wanted to modify my cmd prompt on Windows to more closely resemble the prompt I use in Linux and OS X. With some experimentation, I found that entering the following line of code at the start of a ...
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Attempting to end CMD after Batch File

I am running a Batch file on which is located on my DC. explorer.exe = taskmgr.exe end; end; The batch file works fine and does what I need. The thing is that when I run this batch it forces the ...
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MySQLInstallerConsole correct command line arguments?

I have tried: MySQLInstallerConsole.exe --action=install --product=mysql-5.5-win32 --configure=mysql-5.5-win32:passwd=apassword --type=server And I get the following error: Error: Found 3 ...
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Close openfiles in local pc

We want to close all open connections of a specified directory. But it shouldn't affect to other open connections. We used net files and openfiles commands. These commands works fine for shared ...
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Script to set “Hide file extensions”

I'm tired of the multi-step process to set my preferred folder options on every server to which I log on (Mostly Win2008, but also some 2012 and Win7 here and there). I'd love to be able to script the ...
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Command Line to transfer file between 2 different servers in different networks

I would like to create a batch file for Task Scheduler runs every hour on taking following actions. File "apple" in Folder "fruits" at Server A on IP Address/Network A. File "apple" in Folder ...
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How can I automatically convert PowerPoint to PDF?

I need to convert .ppt/.pptx files to .pdf files (or images) through the command line using a 3rd party product. I'm using this for a Windows 2008 server and I can't use any GUI or website as this ...
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What does “@path\” mean on the command line?

This may be a nubish question, but I am Googling around for this and do not see the answer so far. Take the following command: at 12:00 /EVERY:Su Forfiles.exe -p C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles\W3SVC1 -m ...
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what is this command doing in batch file?

I have this command in .batch file. Can someone explain me what it is doing? ftp -d -s:c:/somefolder/file_xfer/ftpcmds.txt > c:/somefolder/file_xfer/xfer_prt.txt I need to know because I am ...
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How to tell if command prompt is working?

Another life ago I used to build PCs, but have been a Mac girl for so long now... this question is almost embarrassing but it's driving me nuts. I'm using command prompt findstr to search website ...
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Can't “cd” to virtualbox shared folder in cmd.exe [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CMD cd to other drives except C:\ not working Can’t change current working directory to external drive in Windows I have a Linux host and a WindowsServer2008 guest. In ...
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takeown /R not applying to hidden files

I'm running a batch command to take ownership of a set of user folders and I'm finding that the ownership is not being pushed down to hidden files, such as ~normal.dot I'm using the following command: ...
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How can aliases of a folder be found using cmd?

Is it possible to find the aliases that correspond to a certain folder (and perhaps its sub-directories, too) using Windows cmd? I've tried searching, but it gives me results related to creating ...
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Disabling QoS Packet Scheduler in Windows Server 2008 via script / command line

Currently you can enable/disable "QoS Packet Scheduler" using Windows GUI. Right-click on the NIC, Properties. Is there a way to do this from a command line ? or scripting ? I have many windows ...
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List all users in a Windows domain

Is there a command to view all users on a Windows domain?
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Folders named as the current month by command line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Folders named as the current month by command line I have this code : xcopy "C:\30*.zip" "C:\Folder\" what i want is to copy the zip files to a new folder, this ...
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RDP Default CMD font upon “start the following program on connection”

We are using and RDP file to run an application via Terminal Server on a Windows Server 2008 that uses the command prompt to execute. We have a short-cut defined in the server's desktop with the ...
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Set environment variables from command line - and make them stick globally [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? In Windows 2008 Server R2, once I set an environment variable in the command line, how can ...
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Command line output to split files

I want to be able to split an output from a command line that goes into a file. I want either or both of the following ways to split: Split based on file size. If it gets to say 500kb, then create a ...
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Remove the “Administrator:” text from the title when you run cmd.exe as an administrator [closed]

In Windows, when I run cmd.exe as an administrator, the title of the Window is "Administrator: CMD". Is there any way I change it back to just "CMD"?
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Dragging and dropping folders onto the command prompt in Windows Vista/Server 2008

In Windows XP I'm very used to being able to drag a folder or file (from Windows Explorer) onto a command prompt and have it paste there the full path to that folder or file (including quotes if ...