Questions tagged [nircmd]

NirCmd is a small command-line utility for Windows that allows you to do some useful tasks without displaying any user interface.

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NirCmd Screen stays black after waking up from sleep mode

I have a computer that should have 0 user interactions. I want it to turn off and on on specific times. Right now, i have a command that puts the computer to sleep. However i also need a task that ...
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sending keypresses to a process using nircmd

I'm trying to use nircmdc to send a keypress to a background process (without bringing it to front). More precisely, i'm tring to send Ctrl+Shift+S to notepad++.exe: nircmdc win postmsg process ...
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CMD | Command to change position of monitor on dual monitor display setup

I'm a newbie to cmd, but I've managed to create 2 bat files that switches between primary displays (Display 1 and Display 2). I did this to simplify the process of running a dual-monitor splitscreen ...
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NirCmd setsysvolume startup issue

Copying the string "nircmd.exe setsysvolume 49151" (without quotes) into command prompt works, when i copy it into an example.cmd file and doubleclick to open it, it does not work. What am i doing ...
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nircmd monitor off - monitor turns back on after a few seconds

This doesn't seem like a problem specific to nircmd as it occurs with other software to turn off the monitor such as Dark Tool - Dark Tool was suggested in this article https://www.maketecheasier.com/...
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Focusing a window in cmd with Nircmd

First time posting. I have been playing around with creating macros that can individually adjust the sound of individual application. Found that Nircmd has the commands that I want for example if I ...
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Find what program or device turns display on

I'm using program NirCMD to turn display of computer off. "C:\Program Files\nircmd-x64\nircmd.exe" cmdwait 1000 monitor off How can i tell what device or software turns it back on?
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cmd.exe at \\computername to run on remote machine

My original problem was the NirCmd remote \\PC_D ... (http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd.html) was failing. I tracked that down to it using at \\computername command which is not working on all ...
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Turn off specific display of the two connected. Windows 8.1

I searched over here about turning off display on windows. I have a secondary display connected to my laptop. I use it sometimes, but sometimes it creates distraction and I want to turn it off. I ...