Access Recently Used Files

Here is how you can get a list of the Most Recently Used Files in Windows Windows has an excellent file management system and the File Explorer has a ton of tricks and features along with a pretty intuitive Window-ed UI that makes the process of navigation pretty easy. However, when working around with tons… Read more »

Check Open Ports in Windows

Here is you can check which TCP/IP Ports are open on your Windows machine A computer is a really powerful machine that can be useful for loads of tasks. Most of the world around us is now powered by the help of incredibly powerful computers, all interconnected with each other through the help of networking.… Read more »

Kill a Process Using Command Prompt

Here is how you can kill a process in Windows using a Command-Line Interface Operating systems started out as command-line interfaces, allowing a user to only interact with a computer using text. Just text. White text on a black screen. The modern operating system is an evolution and is light years ahead, in terms of… Read more »

Kill Not Responding Apps from Task Manager

Here is how you can kill an App that is Not Responding using the Task Manager What makes a Windows computer great is the ability to download and use a ton of third-party softwares, in addition to the ones bundled by Microsoft. However, since there is a very wide range of available specs and hardware… Read more »

Change the default Command Prompt Directory

Here is how you can change the default directory for the Windows Command Prompt The Windows Command Prompt is the preferred Command-Line Interface for all Windows users. Although Microsoft introduced the PowerShell quite a while ago, the Command Prompt has still stuck around as the primary CLI for many hardcore users. However, one problem with… Read more »

How-To Run an Application as Administrator from the Run Box

Here is how you can quickly run an Application or a Command as Administrator from the Run Dialog Box Windows is designed to be a multi-user operating system. It has a pretty robust built-in user management system that allows the user of multiple users with different levels of privileges and permissions, allowing the system owner… Read more »

How-To Run Applications or Batch Scripts from anywhere

Here is how you can quickly run applications or custom batch scripts from anywhere in Windows The Windows GUI may be intuitive and useful for the general user, allowing them to easily perform a task through the traditional click-and-point, window-ed graphical interface, but it also limits things for pro users, reducing the speed and efficiency… Read more »

Get Command Prompt Output in Text File or Clipboard

Here is how you can Export Command Prompt output in a Text File or Paste it to the Clipboard Microsoft’s Windows uses a pretty intuitive Graphical User Interface (GUI), based on a concept where each application operates within the confines of a window, which can be minimized, maximized, or resized, making it perfect for multitasking.… Read more »

Open PowerShell or CommandPrompt from inside a Folder

Here is how you can open PowerShell or Windows Command Prompt from inside a Folder The Windows GUI may be intuitive and useful for the general user, allowing them to easily perform a task through the traditional click-and-point, window-ed graphical interface, but it also limits things for pro users, reducing the speed and efficiency with… Read more »

How-To Add or Edit System PATH Variable

Here is how you can Add or Edit the System PATH Variable in Windows Windows is primarily a GUI operating system but it wasn’t always like this. It started as a command-line interface where everything was done using text commands. However, to make it easier and more efficient, there are a ton of nifty tricks… Read more »