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comment command to list all files on my hard drive and sub-directories to a file named files.txt
A TINY bit of troubleshooting would've led you to realise that the dir /s /o worked but the creation of the file didn't, so the root of your problem was nothing to do with the DIR command.
Jun
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comment command to list all files on my hard drive and sub-directories to a file named files.txt
You write "Windows 8 won't allow me to list of all files on my hard drive and sub-directories using DOS command" <-- No. It is still Windows 8 you are using. A cmd prompt within Windows 8 is a cmd prompt within Windows 8, it's not DOS.
Jun
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answered command to list all files on my hard drive and sub-directories to a file named files.txt
Jun
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comment command to list all files on my hard drive and sub-directories to a file named files.txt
You write "My default Win7 installation wouldn't even recognise the IPCONFIG command!" <-- nonsense, win7 recognizes ipconfig. it's in c:\windows\system32 that is in the path by default.
Jun
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comment Is it better to check if file exists before deleting it
You write " the script shouldn't ignore the error and handle it properly." <-- Do you mean the script shouldn't ignore the error and SHOULD handle it properly?
Jun
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comment Is it better to check if file exists before deleting it
rm only 'needs' -f because its aliased to rm -i. If I do rm 2>/dev/nul and the file exists, then i need an extra carriage return to get back to a prompt. And what does [ -f "temp.txt" ] && rm "temp.txt" mean? i suppose you mean rm -f not just -f. And why rm twice. I don't see what you're getting at. And in *nix I thought it's single quotes not double quotes, though I see double quotes works(tested in knoppix).
Jun
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comment Clean thermal paste from touch contact points on the underside of the CPU
-1 Your terminology is bad. Include a photo
May
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comment Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured
@lairdb let the people know if you can SSH or telnet to it, it' be interesting, you could perhaps then see the output of iptables -L. And also i've added a pic from portforward.com relating to the firewall on that model. Look at the top of the window it says status, basic, advanced, FIREWALL , parental control, wireless, vpn, logout. See Firewall there? On your device? That is for that model.
May
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revised Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured
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May
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comment Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured
@lairdb a post at the callofduty link mentioned a firewall settings section and an "IP flood detection" and "firewall protection" option, I guess you don't see those. Unfortunately, the closest I see in the manual is parental block. Have you tried seeing if you can telnet or ssh to it? what ports it has open(scan with nmap)
May
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revised Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured
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May
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comment CMD Command to create folder for each file and move file into folder
Following on from that i'd say A)could combine them- for %i in (*) do cmda && cmdb B)could echo first for %i in (*) do @ECHO cmda && cmdb C)could add I think it's a /R to go through subdirs.
May
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answered Role of MBR in the booting process
May
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revised Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured
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revised Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured
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May
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answered Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured
May
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comment IP address conflicts and Router Issues
-1 for abandoning your question and not replying to requests for info. So the question and its answer are then not that useful for somebody with the same problem.
May
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revised Access web server on LAN using IP fail
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answered Access web server on LAN using IP fail
May
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comment Add registry key entries using batch file
two links that might help re terminology (key,name,value,data). and 'hive'(a root key) pcsupport.about.com/od/termsr/g/registryhive.htm en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Registry