Useful Windows Commands

There are times when you are not able to do exactly what you need to do because some component in Windows is not working correctly

Here I will post some shortcuts and DOS Commands to help you through

Please feel free to email me any you would like to see added 🙂

MSCONFIG = Configure start up programs (there are many apps to do this too, including CCleaner (FREE) and Your Uninstaller)

IPCONFIG = Configure and flush your LAN adaptors

To run a Control Panel tool in Windows, type the appropriate command in the Open box or at a command prompt.  

   Control panel tool             Command
   -----------------------------------------------------------------
   Accessibility Options          control access.cpl
   Add New Hardware               control sysdm.cpl add new hardware
   Add/Remove Programs            control appwiz.cpl
   Date/Time Properties           control timedate.cpl
   Display Properties             control desk.cpl
   FindFast                       control findfast.cpl
   Fonts Folder                   control fonts
   Internet Properties            control inetcpl.cpl
   Joystick Properties            control joy.cpl
   Keyboard Properties            control main.cpl keyboard
   Microsoft Exchange             control mlcfg32.cpl
      (or Windows Messaging)
   Microsoft Mail Post Office     control wgpocpl.cpl
   Modem Properties               control modem.cpl
   Mouse Properties               control main.cpl
   Multimedia Properties          control mmsys.cpl
   Network Properties             control netcpl.cpl
                                  NOTE: In Windows NT 4.0, Network
                                  properties is Ncpa.cpl, not Netcpl.cpl
   Password Properties            control password.cpl
   PC Card                        control main.cpl pc card (PCMCIA)
   Power Management (Windows 95)  control main.cpl power
   Power Management (Windows 98)  control powercfg.cpl
   Printers Folder                control printers
   Regional Settings              control intl.cpl
   Scanners and Cameras           control sticpl.cpl
   Sound Properties               control mmsys.cpl sounds
   System Properties              control sysdm.cpl

How to Re-Activate Windows 10 using SHELL

Click on the Start Button and type: CMD (into the ‘Search programs and files’ field in the Start Menu)
The Start Menu will show ‘CMD.exe’, Right-click the CMD.exe file and select Run As Administrator.
In the CMD window, type: slmgr.vbs -ipk
To activate windows after changing the key, type: slmgr.vbs -ato

Originally Posted here: http://www.mobilepcrescue.co.uk/how-to-reactivate-windows-7-using-cmd-dos/


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